Production Technology, Vol 1: A Treatise of Industrial Practices

Sreeramulu Moinikunta

ISBN: 9788126571253

396 pages

eBook also available for institutional users 

INR 519


Production Technology (Vol. I) is a ready reckoner data handbook for the practicing engineers and technicians in the manufacturing engineering industry. It aims to re-orient the students or the just-passed-out graduates and develop in them the skills required for the industry as a whole, in particular, for the manufacturing engineering industry. It gives reference or guidance data in the form of figures, tables and photos. This book intends to be readily referred as a reference guide for all relevant subjects with appropriate application knowledge, which is specified in design practices. The book is designed to provide the students an industry-compatible education. Inclusive of all sorts of practical approaches, this book would be an asset to both students and industry as it bridges the gap between educational institutions and the industry and gives an insight to suitable subjects in abridged manner.




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Chapter 1: Casting Process

1.1 Introduction

1.2 History

1.3 Definition of Casting Terms

1.4 Classification of Casting Process

1.5 Steps Involved in Casting Process

1.6 Molding Equipment or Machinery

1.7 Mold Materials

1.8 Sand Testing


Chapter 2: Gating Systems

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Pouring Basin

2.3 Sprue

2.4 Pouring Time

2.5 Runner and Gates

2.6 Design of Riser

2.7 Methods of Riser Calculations

2.8 Filling System Design

2.9 Yield


Chapter 3: Special Casting Processes

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Expendable Castings

3.3 Permanent Mold Castings


Chapter 4: Metal Melting Furnaces

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Salient Features of Furnace Design or Components of Furnace

4.3 Application of Furnaces in High Temperature Industries

4.4 Types of Furnaces

4.5 Crucible Melting

4.6 Cupola Furnace

4.7 Pit Furnace

4.8 Reverberatory Furnace

4.9 Induction Furnace

4.10 Electrical Arc Furnace

4.11 Electrical Resistance Furnace

4.12 Tilting Rotary Furnace (Bessemer Converter)


Chapter 5: Melting, Pouring, and Casting Quality

5.1 Heating and Pouring

5.2 Pouring of Molten Metal

5.3 Solidification of Metals

5.4 Causes and Remedies of Casting Defects

5.5 Quality Considerations in Casting Design

5.6 Parameters of Cost-Effective Design

5.7 Quality Tests of Castings

5.8 Criteria for Selection of Casting Process

5.9 Cleaning or Fettling of Castings


Chapter 6: Lean Six Sigma

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Lean Manufacturing

6.3 How Does Lean Work?

6.4 Lean Principles

6.5 Time-Tested Tools for Lean Production

6.6 Lean Progression Model

6.7 Six Sigma

6.8 Six Sigma Methodologies Applied in Product Lifecycle

6.9 Quality Management Tools

6.10 Six Sigma Implementation Roles

6.11 What Is Lean Six Sigma?

6.12 Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)

6.13 Training for Lean Six Sigma


Chapter 7: Theory of Metal Forming

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Classification of Forming Processes

7.3 Classification by Stresses

7.4 Theory of Metal Forming

7.5 Cold Metal Forming

7.6 Main Laws of Plastic Deformation

7.7 Warm Working

7.8 Hot Metal Forming

7.9 Recovery, Recrystallization, and Grain Growth


Chapter 8: Bulk Metal-Forming Processes

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Description of Metal-Forming Processes

8.3 Characteristics of Forging

8.4 Indenting or Coining

8.5 Metal Spinning


Chapter 9: Sheet Metal-Forming Processes

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Conventional Sheet Forming Processes

9.3 Shearing Operation

9.4 Special or Advanced Sheet Metal-Forming Processes

9.5 High Velocity Forming (HVF) or High Energy Rate Forming

9.6 Characteristics of Sheet Metal-Forming Processes

9.7 Presses

9.8 Press Tools

9.9 Construction of Press Tool

9.10 Sheet Metal Test Methods

9.11 Metal-Forming Defects


Chapter 10: Welding Processes

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Arc Welding

10.3 Welding Symbols

10.4 Resistance Welding

10.5 Butt Welding

10.6 Electrodes

10.7 Fluxes

10.8 Weld Defects and Weld Testing

10.9 AC and DC Arc Welding


Chapter 11: Advanced Welding Technologies

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Categories of Welding Technologies

11.3 Advanced Welding Technologies

11.4 Pressure Welding


Chapter 12: Gas Welding and Cutting

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Oxy-Fuel Equipment

12.3 Fuels

12.4 Types of Flames

12.5 Gas Welding

12.6 Gas Cutting

12.7 Safety Precautions

12.8 Brazing and Soldering

12.9 Gas Pressure Welding

12.10 Methods of Gas Butt Welding


Chapter 13: Powder Metallurgy

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Criterion to Select Powder Metallurgy Process

13.3 Powder Metallurgy Process

13.4 Techniques of PM Processes

13.5 Powder Production Technologies

13.6 Powder Compaction

13.7 Sintering

13.8 Secondary or Finishing Operations

13.9 Advantages and Limitations

13.10 Applications of Powder Metallurgy



Chapter 14: 3D Printing

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Types of Additive Manufacturing Processes

14.3 Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)

14.4 Applications of 3D Printing

14.5 Future

14.6 Utilization

14.7 Materials Used in 3D Printing


Chapter 15: Plastic Processes

15.1 Introduction

15.2 Classification of Plastics

15.3 Plastic Chemical Compounds

15.4 Polymers

15.5 Ingredients of Molding Compound

15.6 Processing and Fabrication of Plastics

15.7 Processing of Plastics

15.8 Lamination and Reinforcement

15.9 Secondary Processing or Finishing of Plastics



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