OAI553 Production Technology of Agricultural Machinery Syllabus:

OAI553 Production Technology of Agricultural Machinery Syllabus – Anna University Regulation 2017

UNIT I Engineering Materials

Engineering materials – their classification – Mechanical properties of materials, strength, elasticity, plasticity, stiffness, malleability, ductility, brittleness, toughness, hardness, resilience, machinability, formability, weldability. Steels and cast irons: Carbon steels, their classification based on percentage of carbon as low, mild, medium & high carbon steel, their properties & applications. Wrought iron, cast iron. Alloy steels: Stainless steel, tool steel.

UNIT II Machining

Basic principles of lathe – machine and operations performed on it. Basic description of machines and operations of Shaper-Planner, Drilling, Milling & Grinding.

UNIT III Welding

Introduction, classification of welding processes. Gas welding, types of flames and their applications. Electric Arc welding. Resistance welding, Soldering & Brazing processes and their uses.

UNIT IV Advanced Manufacturing Process

Abrasive flow machining – abrasive jet machining – water jet machining – Electro Discharge Machining (EDM) – Wire cut EDM – Electro Chemical Machining (ECM) – Ultrasonic Machining / Drilling (USM / USD) – Electron Beam Machining (EBM) – Laser Beam Machining (LBM).

UNIT V CNC Machine

Numerical control (NC) machine tools – CNC: types, constitutional details, special features – design considerations of CNC machines for improving machining accuracy – structural members – slide ways – linear bearings – ball screws – spindle drives and feed drives. Part programming fundamentals – manual programming.