Engineering » Mechanical Engineering

Science and Technology of Casting Processes

Edited by Malur Srinivasan, ISBN 978-953-51-0774-3, 350 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published September 26, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/3128

This book deals with various science and technology factors that need careful consideration in producing a casting. It consists of 11 chapters contributed by experts in their respective fields. The topics include simulation of continuous casting process, control of solidification of continuous castings, influence of mold flux in continuous casting, segregation in strip casting of steel, developments in shell and solid investment mold processes, innovative pressure control during filling of sand molds, fracture toughness specifically of castings, permanent molding of cast iron, wear resistant castings and improvement of accuracy in estimating graphite nodularity in ductile iron castings.