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Forming Technology

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Course Unit Code633-2006/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Third Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
FAB37doc. Ing. Richard Fabík, Ph.D.
Summary
The subject deals with technological aspects of open and closed die forging, pressing, stamping and sheet drawing. The subject is focused on description of recent trends of various technologies and on technologies used in Czech forges and stamping shops.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
- Student will be able to describe the influence of forging on the macro and microstructure and mechanical properties of forgings
- Student will be able to describe the technological flow in forges and stamping shop, will focus on modern trends
- Student will understand the special technologies of forming
Course Contents
1. Definition and meaning of open and closed die forging, the main differences.
2. Production and properties of forging ingots.
3. The development of macrostructure, microstructure and mechanical properties of forgings, stage of forging.
4. Basic operation of forging.
5. Die forging, semi-products and dies design.
6. Use of mathematical modeling in the design of forging process.
7. Facilities of forging shops.
8. Heat treatment of forgings (annealing, quenching and tempering).
9. Extrusion - definition, classification.
10. Horizontal and vertical extrusion presses.
11. Pressing and deep drawing of sheets.
12. Facilities of stamping shops.
13. Special forming technologies (SPD processes)
14. Forming with high speeds and high energies, using ultrasound and under vacuum.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
[1] ALTAN. T., S. OH and H. GEGEL. Metal forming – fundamentals and applications. Metals Park: ASM, 1983.
[1] http://katedry.fmmi.vsb.cz/Opory_FMMI/633/633-Technologie%20tvareni%20II.pdf
[2] http://www.person.vsb.cz/archivcd/FMMI/TVKB/index.htm
[3] HAŠEK, V., aj. Kování. Praha: SNTL, 1965.
[4] ALTAN. T., S. OH and H. GEGEL. Metal forming – fundamentals and applications. Metals Park: ASM, 1983.
Recommended Reading:
[1] SEMIATIN, S.L. et al. ASM handbook, Volume 14 – Forming and Forging. Metals park: ASM international, 1998.

[1] ŽÍDEK, M., V. DĚDEK and B. SOMMER. Tváření oceli. Praha: SNTL, 1988.
[2] SOMMER, B. Technologie tváření kovů. Skripta VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2003.
[3] ELFMARK, J. aj. Tváření kovů. Praha: SNTL, 1992.
[4] SEMIATIN, S.L. et al. ASM handbook, Volume 14 – Forming and Forging. Metals park: ASM international, 1998.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Credit and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 51
        CreditCredit 
        ExaminationExamination