Manufacturing Mathematical Models, Problems, and Solutions
This unique book is equally useful to both engineering-degree students and production engineers practicing in industry. The volume is designed to cover three aspects of manufacturing technology: (a) fundamental concepts, (b) engineering analysis/mathematical modeling of manufacturing operations, and (c) 250+ problems and their solutions. These attractive features render this book suitable for recommendation as a textbook for undergraduate as well as Master level programs in Mechanical/Materials/Industrial Engineering. There are 19 chapters in the book; each chapter first introduces readers to the technological importance of chapter-topic and definitions of terms and their explanation; and then the mathematical modeling/engineering analysis of the corresponding manufacturing operation is presented. The meanings of the terms along with their SI units in each mathematical model are clearly stated. There are over 320 mathematical models/equations. The book is divided into three parts. Part One introduces readers to manufacturing and basic manufacturing processes (metal casting, plastic molding, metal forming, ceramic processing, composite processing, heat treatment, surface finishing, welding & joining, and powder metallurgy) and their engineering analysis/mathematical modeling followed by worked examples (solved problem). Part Two covers non-traditional machining and computer aided manufacturing, including their mathematical modeling and the related solved problems. Finally, quality control (QC) and economic aspects of manufacturing are discussed in Part Three.
- Presents over 320 mathematical models and 250 worked examples
- Covers both conventional and non-traditional manufacturing
- Includes design problems and their solutions on engineering manufacturing processes
- Special emphasis on casting design and weld design in manufacturing
- Offers computer aided manufacturing, quality control, and economics of manufacturing
Part I – BASIC CONCEPTS & MANUFACTURING PROCESSES. Introduction. Metal Casting I – Casting Fundamentals. Metal Casting II – Casting Design. Plastic Molding Processes. Metal Forming-I: Deformation and Annealing. Metal Forming-II: Bulk Deformation. Metal Forming-III: Sheet Metal Forming. Machining-I: Mechanics of Machining. Machining-II: Tool Life, Turning, and Drilling. Machining-III: Shaping, Milling, and Grinding. Finishing/Surface Engineering. Powder Metallurgy. Weld Design and Joining. Glass Processing. Composite Processing. Part-II: ADVANCED MANUFACTURING. Nontraditional Machining Processes. Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Part-III: QUALITY AND ECONOMICS OF MANUFACTURING. Quality Control in Manufacturing. Economics of Manufacturing.