Evolution of Metal Casting Technologies : A Historical Perspective

Book Cover Evolution of Metal Casting Technologies : A Historical Perspective

Description

This book provides an overview of metal casting technologies starting from its historical evolution to casting design strategies that are being followed today in foundries and other metal casting industries. The details of most of the casting processes and their applications are also included for completeness. Foundry practices such as mold materials and molding techniques, pattern making and cores, furnaces, pouring, cleaning and heat treatment etc. are discussed in detail. Finally, current practices in casting design are demonstrated. Further developments in the field through computational methods and virtual reality are also described.

Details

Author(s)
Muhammad Azhar Ali Khan, Anwar Khalil Sheikh, Bilal Suleiman Al-Shaer
Format
Paperback | 43 pages
Dimensions
155 x 235 x 2.79mm | 949g
Publication date
30 Dec 2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG
Publication City/Country
Cham, Switzerland
Language
English
Edition Statement
1st ed. 2017
Illustrations note
2 Illustrations, color; 28 Illustrations, black and white; V, 43 p. 30 illus., 2 illus. in color.
ISBN10
3319466321
ISBN13
9783319466323