Course Catalog

Theory of Metal Forming (EDPT 706)

Offered By:  Engineering and Materials Science Faculty

Course Prerequisites


Basic definitions of stress and strain, engineering and true stress-strain curves, generalized stress- strain relations, effect of temperature, strain rate on the stress-strain relations, Deformation and recrystalization, cold and hot working, strain hardening, elastic and plastic deformation of metals, yield criteria. Mechanics of deformation in forming processes, Determination of loads, pressures, torques and powers required in metal forming processes; forging, extrusion, rolling, drawing and sheet metal work, dimensional changes and spring back effect. Factors affecting deformation mechanisms in different metal forming processes.