73492 - Mechanical Technology M

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Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

The student will get in touch with the main manufacturing processes related to the fabrication of components for the chemical industry. In particular sheet metal forming and welding processes will be analyzed and discussed.

Course contents

Definition and classification of the main manufacturing processes. Massive and sheet metal plastic deformation processes, with particular stress on: rolling, stamping and calendering. Autogenous welding and brazing, with particular stress on GMAW, GTAW, shielded metal arc welding, submerged arc welding, laser beam welding and brazing. Sheet metal cutting processes, with particular reference to: waterjet, plasma and laser cutting. Machining processes: physical principles of machining processes and particular stress on turning, milling and drilling.


The main readings will be distributed through the Virtuale platform in the form of slides and lecture notes provided by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Classroom lectures and exercises.

Assessment methods

The final written exam will consist of: Exercises concernig process selection for the production of components with given characteristics. Written questions concerning the topics developed during the course. Quiz questions.

Teaching tools

During the course the teacher will exploit slides and lecture notes distributed by means of the Virtuale platform.

Office hours

See the website of Alessandro Ascari

See the website of Alessandro Fortunato