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Mechanical Engineering (MECH)

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

MECH 3700 [0.5 credit]

Principles of Manufacturing

Manufacturing processes, materials. Casting: solidification and heat flow theory, defect formation, casting design. Metal forming: elementary plasticity theory, plastic failure criteria, force and work calculations. Bulk and sheet forming. Joining: heat flow and defect formation theory, residual stresses. Machining theory and methods. Hardening: diffusion, wear resistance.
Prerequisite: MAAE 2700.
Lectures and tutorials three hours a week; problem analysis and laboratories one hour a week.

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