Theory of Material Forming Process

Course Name: 

MF803 Theory of Material Forming Process


M.Tech (Manufacturing Engineering)


Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 



Introduction and classification, primary and secondary forming processes, Hot and Cold working, Friction and
Lubrication in Metal Forming. Forming processes - selection and testing of stock materials, basic Forging
operations, Technology of hammer forging, press forging and upsetting operations. Inspection and tolerance in
forging. Extrusion - parameters in hot and cold extrusion, metal flow, affect of friction - selection of press for
extrusion. Wire Drawing - Principles parameters and operations. Sheet metal working - Shearing processes,
techniques and tool design aspects for blanking, drawing etc. Die design principles. Near net shape manufacturing. Sheet materials and properties. Presses - classification. Plastic moulds, Jigs and Fixtures, Cutting tools.Die casting and forging dies - pressure die casting, die lubricants, die design, die casting allowances, steps in die design.Tool design for numerically controlled machine tools.


F.M. Wilson, Handbook of Fixtures Design. F.M. Wilson, Die Design Handbook. DonaldSon Leeain and Goold, Tool Design. P. Pollukhin, Rolling Mill Practice. C. Peareson and R. Parkinson, Extrusion of metals. J.A. Waller, Press Tools and Press Works.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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