Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

IME 6520 - Advanced Casting Design and Processes

Catalog Description:

Advanced subjects related to the cast metal industry will be studied; topics will include: non-traditional casting processes, gating design, risering design, thermal imaging, thermal arrest, image analysis, alternative molding media, micro/macro casting defects analysis, process control for metal casting industry, and environmental issues. State of the art materials such as catable super alloys and metal matrix composites will be discussed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: IME 5520. (Recommended)

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Graduate Students Only.

Revision Date: Spring 2009


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