633-0904/06 – Forging (KOD)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Materials FormingCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Radim Kocich, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Radim Kocich, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
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KOC15 doc. Ing. Radim Kocich, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to describe metals and non ferrous metals alloys forging technology. Describe initial billets processing. Student will know to formulate basic equations for forces and energy during forging. Student will by able to choose the optimal conditions for metallic products forging. Student will be able to design optimized shape of die cavity for die forging.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs


Significance, properties and utilisation of forged products. Overview of production assortment and its sub-division. Particularities of manufacturing technologies and procedures used in forging of metallic materials. Forging machines and tools. Forging of powder metals, heat treatment and surface finishing of forged parts. Environmental problems related to forging.

Compulsory literature:

RICHARDS, W. A. Forging of Iron and Steel - A Text Book for the Use of Students in Colleges, Secondary Schools and the Shop, Read Books Ltd., 2017. ISBN 9781473339743. ALTAN, T., G. NGAILE, and G.SHEN. Cold and Hot Forging. Fundamentals and Applications. Ohio: ASM International, 2005. ISBN 0-87170-805-1. SEMIATIN, S.L. et al. Metalworking: Bulk Forming. Ohio: ASM International, Materials Park, 2005. ISBN 978-0-87170-708-6. ZHILYAEV, A.P. and T.G.LANGDON. Using high-pressure torsion for metal processing: Fundamentals and applications. Progress in Materials Science. 2008, 53, 893-979. ISSN 0079-6425.

Recommended literature:

LIN, J., D. BALINT and M. PIETRZYK. Microstructure Evolution in Metal Forming Processes. Woodhead Publishing, 2012. ISBN 978-0-85709-074-4. ILGEN, W. L. Forge Work. Sagwan Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-29895-828-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Oral exam with written preparation.


Other requirements

Monitoring source of information and new tendency in forging.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Forging equipment, forgeability. Plastic deformation, strain, strain rate Complex state of stress and flow rules Friction and lubrication Temperature and heat transfer Principles of forging machines for cold and hot forging Process design in die forging Cold and warm forging Modelling of forging Die engineering and manufacturing Die failures in cold and hot forging Thermomechanical forging Near net shape forging

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P0715D270007) Metallurgical Technology P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0715D270007) Metallurgical Technology K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0715D270007) Metallurgical Technology K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0715D270007) Metallurgical Technology P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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