Production Technology is intended for the students of B.Tech in Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering. It deals with fundamental concepts of Foundry, Forming, Welding technologies and Foundry mechanization. Additionally, material regarding furnaces, Solidification of castings, Casting defects, Metals and alloys and Plastics has been provided.
The book covers both theoretical and analytical concepts. The analytical concepts are introduced starting from fundamentals for easy comprehension. Several worked examples, review and objective type questions are provided at the end of each chapter. More than 150 line sketches are included, which are self-explanatory and easy to reproduce in the examination.
1. Fundamentals of Metal Casting
2. Moulding and Casting Processes
3. Furnaces, Solidification of Castings and Casting Defects
4. Gating and Risering of Castings
5. Foundry Mechanization
6. Welding Fundamentals
7. Welding Processes
8. Defects, Testing and Economics of Welding
9. Metal Working
10. Extrusion and Forging
11. Sheet Metal Working
13. Metals and Alloys
K. L. Narayana :- received his ME degree from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, after receiving his BE degree from Govt. College of Engineering, Anantapur, affiliated to Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He is awarded with PhD from Sri Venkateswara University. He is the recipient of Gold medal at B.E from SVUniversity.
He served Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering in the capacity of Dean and Principal. He also served G.M.R Foundation, Rajam, Srikakulam in the capacity of Correspondent and he is founder Principal of M.I.T.S, Madanapalli (A.P).
He is recipient of Best Teacher Award from Govt. of Andhra Pradesh for the year 1990-91. Dr. Narayana has to his credit more than 50 years of teaching experience at the degree and PG level. He has guided students for PhD and published more than 45 papers in national and international journals.
He has co-authored 10 books for Engineering, with four amongst them prescribed as textbooks at the undergraduate level by various Universities and IITs. He is guest faculty at IIT, Tirupati."P. Vamsi Krishna :- Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal, Warangal (Telangana) has more than 15 years of teaching experience and has published 80 research papers in various journals and conferences.Swarna Venkata Ramana :- Principal, Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad (Telangana). He has more than 25 years of teaching experience and published 25 research papers in various journals and conferences.