Course code MašZ2013

Credit points 2

Metal Processing

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for laboratory classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation17.02.2015

Responsible UnitMotor Vehicle Institute

Course developer

author Spēkratu institūts

Aleksandrs Galoburda

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Students get introduced with the basics of construction material processing technology. Attain knowledge about component making and repairing possibilities using different metal processing methods. Students attain knowledge about possibilities to renovate ground motor vehicle details. Students acquire metal cutting machines, equipment and tools. Students learn about possible defects, wear and methods of vehicle engine repair.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After the study course students obtain:
• Knowledge - in production technologies of ground motor vehicle details.
• Skills - to apply metal processing technologies in renewal and repair of ground motor vehicle details.
• Competence - to choose most beneficial technology to renewal and to repair of ground motor vehicle details.

Compulsory reading

1. Avotiņš J. Metālapstrāde. Jelgava: LLU, 2009. 400 lpp.
2. Avotiņš J. Konstrukciju materiālu tehnoloģija 1. daļa. Metālu karstā apstrāde. Jelgava: LLU. 2000.
3. Avotiņš J. Konstrukciju materiālu tehnoloģija 2. daļa. Apstrāde griežot. Jelgava: LLU. 2001.
4. Avotiņš J. Konstrukciju materiālu tehnoloģija. 1.daļa. Grafo analītiskie darbi metālu karstajā apstrādē. Jelgava: LLU, 2004.

Further reading

1. Pētersons O., Priednieks J. MIG/MAG metināšana. Rīga: AGA SIA, 2005. 107 lpp.
2. Kobelco Welding Handbook. Welding Consumptions and Processes. Kobe Steel, Ltd. Welding Company, 2008.
3. Stephenson D.A., Agapiou J.S. Metal Cutting Theory and Practice. Boca Raton: CRC Taylor & Francis, 2006. 846 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. ISSN: 0022-2542.
2. Advanced Materials and Processing. Published by ASM International. ISSN: 0882-7958.
3. Stephenson D.A., Agapiou J.S. Metal Cutting Theory and Practice. Boca Raton: CRC Taylor & Francis, 2006. 846 p.