Advanced Manufacturing Processes

IIT Roorkee Course , Prof. A.K. Sharma

Lecture 1: Manufacturing and Manufacturing Systems

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Advanced Manufacturing Processes by Dr. A.K. Sharma, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Roorkee. For more details on NPTEL visit

Course Description :

Manufacturing and Manufacturing Systems - Manufacturing Trends and Challenges - Manufacturing Aspects, Selection and Classification - Description and Taxonomy of the Mfg. Processes - Metal Casting basics, Gating and Risering design - Evaporative Pattern Casting Process (EPC) - Continuous, Permanent mold, Centrifugal and Pressure Die Casting - Hybrid EPC Processes and Vacuum EPC Process - Set-up of VEPC and Investment Casting Processes - Ceramic Shell Investment Casting Process - Shell Molding Process - Abrasive Flow Machining - Mechanism of Material Removal in AFM and Variant processes in AFM - Abrasive Jet Machining (AJM) - Water Jet and Abrasive Water Jet Machining - Ultrasonic Machining Process (USM) - Mechanism, Processes Variants and applications of USM - Micro USM and advances in USM - Electric Discharge Machining (EDM) Process - Die-Sinker EDM and Wire Cut Electric Discharge Machining (WEDM)

Electro Chemical Discharge Machining (ECDM) - Laser Beam Machining (LBM) - Equipment and Process Parameters in LBM - Electrochemical Machining (ECM) - ECM Kinematics and Tool Design - The Subsystems in ECM, advantages and applications - Variant Processes in ECM: ECG, ECH, ECDe and STEM - Electron Beam, Plasma Beam and Ion Beam Machining - Variant Processes in EDM - Submerged Arc Welding (SAW) - Resistance Welding Process - Solid State Welding processes - Friction Welding process - Electron Beam and Plasma Welding Processes - Laser Beam welding and Diffusion welding process - High Energy Rate Forming Processes - Rapid Prototyping Technology (RPT) - Rapid Manufacturing, applications and advancements - Microwave Processing of Materials - Applications and new trends in Microwave Material Processing

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