Introduction to manufacturing processes – objectives, organization and role of tool engineering – role of materials in tooling.

Tooling for material removal process like traditional machining processes, nontraditional machining processes automats and NC and CNC machines.

Tooling for forming processes.

Tooling for casting and metal joining processes – molding and pattern design mechanization of foundries Design of welding fixtures – tooling for mechanical joining processes.

Tooling for inspection and gauging – design and manufacturing of gauges – CMM – CAD in tool design.


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3) HMT “Production Technology”, Tata McGraw Hll, 1991.