Computational Metallurgy (Dept Elec - III) (2182113)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction
Introduction, Basic principles and classification of modelling, General modelling of processes involving phase transformation e.g. solidification and heat treatment, deformation, extrusion, forging, joining, etc
8
8 %
2
Physical modelling and Simulation
Physical modelling and Simulation - cold and hot models, Physical simulation, Similarity criteria, Transport and reaction simulation, Dimensional analysis, Case studies of simple models
10
18 %
3
Mathematical modelling
Mathematical modelling, Advantages and limitations, Process control, Instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
10
18 %
4
Review of transport phenomena
Review of transport phenomena, differential equations and numerical methods, Concept of physical domain and computational domain, Assumptions and limitations in numerical solutions, Introduction to FEM.
10
18 %
5
Introduction to software packages
Introduction to software packages like MATLAB, ANSYS etc, Useful websites and generic information about different products, Introduction to expert systems and artificial intelligence, Demonstration/practical training in some software packages, Use of computers for the construction of phase diagrams, phase transformations and thermochemical Calculations.
10
18 %
6
Modelling of Metallurgical processes:
Solidification/heat transfer, Liquid metal treatment, Vacuum degassing, Continuous casting, Sand mold casting, Blast furnace, LD process, and Case studies from literature pertaining to modelling of metal forming and joining processes
12
20 %