2019 Metalforming

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Graduate major in Mechanical Engineering
Yoshino Masahiko  Ohtake Naoto 
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Course description and aims

【 Overview 】
As for the plastic forming which is one of the typical processing method of the metal material, the basic principle and the typical metalforming technologies are lectured.
【 Aim 】
Metalforming has long history, but is widely used in industrially as the most advanced processing technology.
The goal of this lecture is understanding on its thoretical system and practical manufacturing technologies to achieve true ability of manufacturing.

Student learning outcomes

Understand the principle of the metalforming techonolgy.
Understand the characteristics of the metalforming technology.


metal forming, metal、deformation、plasticity thoery

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

First, characteristics of metal forming technique, the role, the technological meaning, the industrial meaning, the social impact of the plastic forming technology are lectured.
Next, basics of plasticity theory that suports metal forming techonology is lectured.
After that, the principle, a characteristic, a problem and facilities of metal forming are explained.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introductoin Understand characteristics of plastic forming and its roll in industry and society
Class 2 Stress and strain Understand the plasticity theory
Class 3 Yielding condition and stress-strain equation Understand yielding condition and constitutive equation
Class 4 Mathematical analysis and technologies of sheet metal forming Understand principle and characteristics of sheet metal forming
Class 5 Mathematical analysis and technologies of forging Understand principle and characteristics of forging
Class 6 Mathematical analysis and technologies of extrusion/drawing Understand principle and characteristics of extrusion and drawing
Class 7 Applications to other metal forming processes Understand application of mathematical analysis
Class 8 Summary Understand plastic forming technology from its basics to applications



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Books specified by the instructor.

Assessment criteria and methods

By reports or examination. Determined by the instructor

Related courses

  • MEC.G311 : Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering
  • MEC.C201 : Mechanics of Materials

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