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Cast Design and Calculation 3 Credits

This course aims to provide knowledge about how to design castings and casting processes in order to provide optimal functionality at a low economical cost and environmental impact. The students will learn about drivers for economic cost and environmental impact in a casting and in a foundry. Design and product development methods are introduced, both basic methods and advanced computer based simulation methods as Finite Element Analyses and Topology Optimization.

Course Contents

The course aims to provide knowledge about how to design castings and casting processes in order to provide optimal functionality at a low economical cost and environmental impact. The students will learn about drivers for economic cost and environmental impact in a casting and in a foundry. Design and product development methods are introduced, both basic methods and advanced computer based simulation methods as Finite Element Analyses and Topology Optimization.

The course includes the following topics:
- Drivers of economic and environmental cost in a casting and in a foundry
- Basic design rules and casting process simulations
- Product development and simulation methods
- Advanced product development and structural optimization methods

Prerequisites

Passed courses at least 90 credits within the major subject in Mechanical Engineering, and 21 credits Mathematics and Component Casting, 6 credits, Manufacturing Technology, 9 credits, and Failure Analysis, 6 credits, and English Language requirements corresponding to English 6 or English B in the Swedish upper secondary school

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TGKS26
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
Spring 2022: May 09 - Jun 05
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Number of places
15
Examiner
Jakob Olofsson
Course coordinator
Jakob Olofsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
7500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-23119

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Distance
Number of required meetings
0
Semester
Spring 2022: May 09 - Jun 05
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Examiner
Jakob Olofsson
Course coordinator
Jakob Olofsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
7500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-T2169
Last modified 2021-06-03 07:56:22