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ISBN: 978-81-203-5077-9
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Designed for the undergraduate students of mechanical engineering and allied branches, this book serves as a bridge between the study of the basic processes and their application in production industries.
This book covers two similar fundamental processes—foundry and welding—in a single volume. The chapters of the book are grouped in seven modules. A separate module is devoted to introduce the preliminaries of the two areas namely casting and joining processes. Miscellaneous welding and allied processes, including the modern methods and thermal cutting, conventional sand mould casting, special and modern casting methods, conventional metal joining processes and theory of solidification of metal, its metallurgy, defects in castings and casting design procedure are covered in the book. The theory of each process is explained with the help of simple line sketches which can be easily reproduced by a student at the time of examination. Enough worked out examples and problems are given for practice, especially in the design areas. At the end of each chapter, sufficient number of review questions are given as exercise.


Module A: Preliminaries of Metal Casting and Joining

1.    Principles of Metal Casting
2.    Principles of Metal Joining
Module B: Conventional Sand Mould Casting

3.    Pattern Making                                        
4.    Mould and Core Materials      
5.    Moulding
6.    Core Making
7.    Gating System and Risers        
8.    Metal Melting and Pouring
9.    Shakeout and Cleaning of Castings
10.  Foundry Mechanization and Management
Module C: Special Casting Processes

11.  Shell Mould Casting
12.  Investment Casting                  
13.  Pressure Die Casting
14.  Centrifugal Casting
15.  Continuous Casting   
16.  Miscellaneous Special Casting Processes
Module D: Conventional Metal Joining Processes

17.  Arc Welding Processes                                                                         
18.  Resistance Welding Processes                                             
19.  Oxy-Fuel Gas Welding Processes                                         
20.  Brazing and Soldering Processes
Module E: Miscellaneous Welding and Allied Processes

21.  Miscellaneous Old Welding Processes                                
22.  Modern Welding Processes
23. Thermal Cutting Processes
Module F: Solidification of Metal and Casting Design

24.  Solidification and Cooling of Castings   
25.  Casting Defects          
26.  Principles of Casting Design
Module G: Metallurgy of Welding and Design
27   Metallurgy of Welding                            
28   Welding Defects                                                      
29   Principles of Design for Welding and Drawing
Bibliography • Index

K.C. John is Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur, Kerala. He has more than 40 years of teaching experience including overseas assignments. Professor John is a Fellow member of the Institution of Engineers (India) and Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). He is the author of several books. His books titled Textbook of Machine Drawing, Engineering Graphics for Degree, Engineering Graphics for Diploma and Mechanical Workshop Practice have been published by PHI Learning, Delhi.
2015 / 576pp. / 17.8 × 23.5 cm / ISBN-978-81-203-5077-9 / Rs.495.00
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