3rd Sem, MSE

18MA35: Foundry Technology MSE Syllabus for BE 3rd Sem 2018 Scheme VTU

Foundry Technology detailed Syllabus for Manufacturing Science & Engineering (MSE), 2018 scheme has been taken from the VTUs official website and presented for the VTU students. For Course Code, Subject Names, Teaching Department, Paper Setting Board, Theory Lectures, Tutorial, Practical/Drawing, Duration in Hours, CIE Marks, Total Marks, Credits and other information do visit full semester subjects post given below. The Syllabus PDF files can also be downloaded from the official website of the university.

For all other VTU MSE 3rd Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme, do visit VTU MSE 3rd Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme Subjects. The detailed Syllabus for foundry technology is as follows.

Module 1

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Module 2

Foundry Furnaces: Types of foundry furnaces – crucible, pot and reverberatory furnace; Cupola; Electric arc furnace, Induction furnace. Patterns and pattern making: Definition, functions; Materials used for patterns, pattern allowances and their significance; Classification of patterns; BIS colour coding of patterns, Core boxes. . 8 Hours L1,L2,L3,L4

Module 3

Sand molding: Types and requirements of base sand; Binders and additives used – types and properties; Molding tools and equipment – hand molding tools, molding machines – Jolt type, squeeze type, Jolt and Squeeze type and Sand slinger; Cores – types, core prints, core venting and baking, core shifting and chaplets, method of making cores, binders used, core sand molding; Gating systems – principles and types of gates and risers, gating ratios and chills, riser location and design in actual casting; Molding processes – bench molding, floor molding, pit molding, stack molding, green sand molding, dry sand molding, loam molding, machine molding. 8 Hours L1,L2,L3,L4

Module 4

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Module 5

Foundry Practices of Cast Irons, Steels, Inspection and Testing of Castings: Foundry practice for cast irons – gray iron, white cast iron; Ductile iron, malleable iron, SG iron, Steel castings – steel melting in the foundry; Metallurgy of cast steel; Casting design considerations; Inspection and testing of castings: Defects in castings – types, causes and remedies; Inspection and non-destructive testing of castings. Modernization and mechanization of foundry; Material handling; Pollution control in foundry; Application of computers in casting process; Software available for casting process simulation. 8 Hours L1,L2,L3,L4

Course Outcomes:

After studying this course, students will be able to

  1. CO1 Have an Understand the technology, variables and complexity involved in producing a casting.
  2. CO2 Be able to make selection of the type of furnace required for any specific casting problem and design the pattern requirement.
  3. CO3 Have the basic knowledge for selecting the type of sand, for molds and cores as well as the molding process.
  4. CO4 Know about the special molding processes and when their use is warranted.
  5. CO5 Have a broad knowledge of casting of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys and of the inspection techniques to detect casting defects.

Text Books:

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Reference Books:

  1. Processes and Materials for Manufacturing, R.A. Lindberg, 4th Ed, Pearson Education, 2006.
  2. Manufacturing Technology: Foundry, forming and welding, P.N.Rao, 3rd Ed., Tata McGraw Hill, 2003.
  3. ASM Handbook: Volume 15: Casting 9th Ed., American Society of Metals, Ohio, 2008.

For detail Syllabus of all other subjects of BE 3rd Sem Manufacturing Science & Engineering, visit (MSE) 3rd Sem Syllabus Subjects.

For all (CBSE & Non-CBSC) BE results, visit VTU BE all semester results direct links.

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