Metallic Component Design for Industrial Equipment

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.


UPC School


Metallic component design
12 ECTS. 105 teaching hours.
Introduction to Metals
- Introduction to metal based materials
- The properties and characteristics of metals
- Selection criteria
- Iron based materials. Steel
- Aluminium and copper based materials
- Other metals and alloys (Zn, Ti, Ni)

Moulded Components
- Introduction to moulded component design
- Moulding with colanders
- A visit to a foundry
- Aluminium moulding and Zamak moulding by injection
- Microfusion

Forged, Extruded and Sintered Components
- Forged components
- Laminated components
- Thermal treatments
- Aluminium extrusion
- A visit to an extruded aluminium factory
- Sintered components

Tubes and Sheet Metal Components
- Introduction to the sheet metal components
- Different joinery techniques used for sheet metal construction
- Embossed sheet metal components
- A visit to a stamped metal component factory
- A visit to a fine cutting factory
- High elasticity steel components

Coatings and Protections
- The function of protective covering and layers
- A visit to a polymer coating factory
- High strength coatings and resistance to wear
- A visit to a galvanising factory
- Thermal application coatings
Projecte de Curs Postgrau de Disseny de Components Metàl·lics en l'Equipament Industrial.
3 ECTS. 3 teaching hours.
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(108 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:13/03/2017 End date:12/07/2017
Tuesday  18:00 to 21:30Thursday  18:00 to 21:30
Taught at:
CDEI Centre de Disseny d'Equips Industrials - ETSEIB
C/ Llorens Artigues, 4-6. Edifici U, planta 0

Registration fee:
2.100 €

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Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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