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Moulding Materials in Foundry Technology 3 Credits

This course provides a general overview of different moulding materials, mould/coremakig methods and quality control measurements. The main aim of the course is to enhance the knowledge by giving explanations to the mould and coremaking processes commonly employed. The course is primarily based on weekly lectures which are recorded and available online. The lectures for each week are divided into a number of shorter sessions. For each course week there are also relevant parts in the mandatory and the recommended course literature. To deepen the understanding of the course content and to implement it into practice, four Mandatory Quizzes, four Challenges of the Week and two online Laboratory Exercises are to be performed.

Course Contents

This course provides a general overview of different moulding materials, mould/coremakig methods and quality control measurements. The main aim of the course is to enhance the knowledge by giving explanations to the mould and coremaking processes commonly employed.

The course includes the following topics
- Introduction to Moulding Materials
- Moulding Aggregates, Measurements of Sand Properties
- Chemically Bonded Systems: Cold and Thermosetting Processes, Quality Control
- Fundamentals of Green Sand Moulding, Quality Control
- Moulding and Coremaking Methods, Reclamation

Prerequisites

Passed courses at least 90 credits within the major subject Mechanical Engineering, 15 credits Mathematics, and completed course in Component Casting, 6 credits, and proof of English proficiency is required (or the equivalent).

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TFGS22
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Course occasions open for Application

Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Distance
Number of required meetings
0
Semester
Autumn 2021: Nov 08 - Dec 05
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Number of places
15
Course coordinator
Jozsef Svidro
Examiner
Jozsef Svidro
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
7500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-13162

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Distance
Number of required meetings
0
Semester
Autumn 2021: Nov 08 - Dec 05
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Course coordinator
Jozsef Svidro
Examiner
Jozsef Svidro
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
7500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T1347
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