Teaching Staff:
D. Manolakos, A. Markopoulos

Course Description:
Overview of manufacturing processes. Fundamentals of Plasticity and applications on the manufacturing processes. Mechanics of forming processes / Formability. Bulk deformation processes (rolling, forging, extrusion, rod-, wire- and tube-drawing). Sheetmetal forming processes (bending, deep-drawing, stretch forming, bulge forming). Forming Limit Diagrams (FLDs). Friction / Lubrication. Residual stresses. Defects.

Laboratory exercises:
1. Slab rolling.
2. Closed-die forging.
3. Extrusion.
4. Deepdrawing.
5. Bulge test.

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