HW3 - Homework 3 (due Mar.10) 1. Describe the four basic...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Homework 3 (due Mar.10) 1. Describe the four basic families of shape production processes. 2. Describe the six steps of metal casting. 3. Describe the difference between expandable mold and permanent mold. What are they generally made of respectively? 4. Explain why directional solidification is very important for casting. 5. Describe the difference between casting of pure metal and binary alloy, in term of casting microstructure and chemical composition. 6. What is the composition in the center of the casting of a Cu-Ni alloy when cooling along the line in the figure? (Cu rich or Ni rich) Please explain why? 7. Describe blow molding, injection molding, transfer molding and compression molding, in terms of materials, process, and their advantages respectively. 8. What are some of the typical production shapes that are produced by the extrusion of plastics? 9. Discuss the roles of casting volume and surface area as they relate to the total solidification time and Chvorinov’s rule. For a cubic and a sphere of the same
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course IE 230 taught by Professor Xangi during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

Page1 / 2

HW3 - Homework 3 (due Mar.10) 1. Describe the four basic...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online