Basics of Sheet metal design for Mechanical design engineers
What you'll learn
- How to design effectively with sheet metal
- Guidelines to be followed when designing for sheet metal
- Understand the principles at play behind the factors considered in design
- How Material properties affect the Part quality and design considerations
- Designing simple sheet metal brackets using Fusion 360
- Basic knowledge of Sheet metal processes
- Fundamental knowledge of Material properties
- Basic knowledge of physical Product design
Sheet metal design is an important skill in industry today and will be in the future. Due to its versatility designing with sheet metal finds applications in almost all major industries where physical products are manufactured
This course covers the essential basic theoretical and practical knowledge required for Designing Sheet metal parts aimed at Design engineers who are designing products
The common processes
Materials and the properties which matter for design
What is anisotropy
Comparison between hardness, toughness and strength
What happens to the Material when it is formed or Bent?
The Theory behind Forming and Bending
Form-ability and Bend-ability of metal sheets and what factors affect them
What are underlying principles which make a metal formable?
Forming limit diagrams and how they are created
Bending Parameters in design
Bending direction and its affect on quality
K factor, Neutral axis, Bend allowance
The concept of Spring-back and ways to reduce it
What is wrinkling and why does it occur?
Deep drawing process and Practice
Rolling, hydroforming, Stretch forming
Joining processes and their comparison
Equipment used to perform operations
Design Guidelines to create cost- effective designs which are suitable for manufacturing.
Design projects with considerations
So if you are a student exploring the world of product design or a design engineer who wants to make products with sheet metal then this courses will be a good value addition.
The course is designed with short to the point explanations with focus on right understanding towards thoughtful design.
Who this course is for:
- Mechanical engineering students learning product design and manufacturing processes
- Designers who want to understand the sheet metal process to start making designs
- Working engineers who want to expand their knowledge base in Sheet metal design
Mufaddal Rasheed is a mechanical design engineer and an inventor experienced in a role in Automotive R&D designing complete Chassis systems from Concept to production for SUV projects in Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd for 7 years . Part of a team which delivered a innovative modular chassis platform for 5 vehicles.
With knowledge of the complete product development process and the details of engineering systems, he brings to the table a combination of analytical and creative skills.
Currently working on multiple projects of his own towards becoming a serial inventor and educator in the area of Design engineering.
He is passionate about mechanical design and innovation and writes regularly on Quora with a Top writer badge.
Core belief is that engineering is a lifelong learning process and for a designer it is "the more you know the better you design".
Building a comprehensive knowledge system for mechanical design engineers and aspirants which would prepare an individual for engineering innovation at Mechademic
The Courses are focused on Practical aspects of Automotive and General Mechanical design engineering Targeted purely towards product development grounded in theory.
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