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Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2.008: Design and Manufacturing II Problem Set 5 Problem 5-1. Casting (a) I would like to make one bronze casting of my face, life size, and hollow. How would you do this? (b) As I Fll the mold, what two parameters of the sand casting operation effect the hydrostatic pressure in the mold cavity. What does this pressure determine? Problem 5-2. Riser (a) What is the purpose of a riser in sand casting? (b) What are the design
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Unformatted text preview: parameters for a riser, and what are the design constraints that you need to satisfy given your answer in (a)? (c) Assuming you are using a sand casting process, determine the appropriate relationships between the design parameters for your riser that result in the longest solidiFcation time. 1...
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