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GIAN Course on

Green Material Forming and Joining

 

 

 

Course Coordinators:

        Dr. R. Ganesh Narayanan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India

        Prof. Jay Gunasekera, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio University, USA

 

Venue: E-class room, CET, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India

 

Host contact: R. Ganesh Narayanan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India

Updates

 

COURSE COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY. THANKS TO ALL THE PARTICIPANTS.

                            Contact Email: ganu@iitg.ernet.in

 

Course duration: June 6, 2016 to June 11, 2016; 1 Credit course covering 12 lecture hours (2 hours/day)

 

Objectives:

The main objectives of the course are,
        - Exposing the participants to the basics of green and sustainable material forming and joining technologies
        - Realizing the relationship between conventional processes and the green forming and joining processes
        - Providing case studies for sustainable forming and joining processes
        - Providing exercises for converting conventional processes to green processes
        - Highlighting the importance of awareness on sustainable and green engineering through education

 

 

Course details:

 

Date/Time

Lecture Content

Lecture 1: June 6, 2016; 10 to 11 AM

Introduction to green manufacturing processes: Conventional manufacturing processes, Need for green technologies, Advantages Vs disadvantages, Green material forming and joining techniques

Lecture 2: June 6, 2016; 11.30 AM to 12.30 Noon

Bulk forming 1: Basics of extrusion and drawing, Efficient extrusion and drawing through green concepts, Computations Vs actual trials, Emphasis on Cold and Warm forming to reduce the energy input and heating of billets and resulting pollution, Efficient methods of heating of billets for hot forming

 

 

Lecture 3: June 7, 2016; 10 to 11 AM

Bulk forming 2: Basics of wire drawing and rolling, Efficient processing through green concepts, Computations Vs actual trials, Research contributions in the green bulk forming aspect

Lecture 4: June 7, 2016; 11.30 AM to 12.30 Noon

Sheet forming: Basics of sheet forming operations, Efficient processing through green concepts, Computations Vs actual trials, Research contributions in the aspect

 

 

Lecture 5: June 8, 2016; 10 to 11 AM

Joining: Conventional and green joining technologies (FSW, SPR, EM welding, Adhesive bonding), Methods of joining sheet to sheet, tube to tube, tube to sheet etc., Computational aspects of analyses and green concepts

Lecture 6: June 8, 2016; 11.30 AM to 12.30 Noon

Defects in material forming and joining, Minimizing such defects towards green, material and tool selection

 

 

Lecture 7: June 9, 2016; 10 to 11 AM

Materials design for green and sustainability: Green and sustainability in raw material making industries, selection of material for efficient product making, materials development for green, materials Vs processes

Lecture 8: June 9, 2016; 11.30 AM to 12.30 Noon

Die design for green and sustainability: Die design concepts, materials for dies, effect of die materials on forming and joining, computations in die design

 

 

Lecture 9: June 10, 2016; 10 to 11 AM

Green lubrication: Conventional Vs Green lubricants, Various lubricants towards green, Use of environmentally friendly lubricants specifically for hot and cold forming, Bio-lubricants, Vegetables oils

Lecture 10: June 10, 2016; 11.30 AM to 12.30 Noon

Case studies/exercises for converting conventional to green manufacturing processes, Optimizing Total Life Cycle costs: Manufacturing costs, societal costs, recycling cost, waste disposal cost etc.

 

 

Lecture 11: June 11, 2016; 10 to 11 AM

Rapid prototyping and Micro/nano fabrication technologies: Liquid based, Solid based, Powder based RP methods, 3D printing, Applications of micro/nano fabrication

Lecture 12: June 11, 2016; 11.30 AM to 12.30 Noon

Green and sustainable engineering and education: Creating awareness about green and sustainability issues, UG and PG syllabus modification for including green and sustainability concepts

June 11, 2016; 3 PM

Discussion and exam


Who can attend:


Executives, engineers and researchers from manufacturing, service and government organizations including R&D laboratories
Student students at all levels (BTech/MSc/MTech/PhD) or Faculty from reputed academic institutions and technical institutions

 

Course registration & accommodation:

 

The participation fees for registering the course is as follows:
        Student Participants: Rs. 1000/- (refundable)
     
  Others (teachers, scientists etc.)       

        Participants from abroad: US $500
        Industry/ Research Organizations: Rs. 30000/-
        Academic Institutions: Rs. 10000/-

The above course registration include all instructional materials, computer use for tutorials and assignments (if any), laboratory equipment usage charges, 24 hr free internet facility. Accommodation (either in hostels or guest house) will be provided within the campus. Food, transport and accommodation cost of course participants will be borne by the individual course participants themselves. Accommodation details will be available later in the webpage.

Online portal registration fee of Rs. 500/- (non-refundable) is separate.

For registration and other details, visit http://www.gian.iitkgp.ac.in/ccourses/approvecourses2 & www.gian.iitkgp.ac.in/GREGN/ .