ME 517 - Mechanics of Metal Forming

Fundamentals of plasticity, 2D and 3D stress and strain tensors, characteristics of yield surfaces, flow rules and constitutive relations for elasto-plastic materials. Modelling of metal forming processes using work balance, slab and upper bound analysis techniques. Friction in metal forming. The mechanics of bulk metal forming processes such as extrusion, sheet metal forming, stamping, rolling, drawing, and stretching. Design forming tool dies.

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