Mechanical engineering design : Sheet metal design

Learn Sheet metal design, processes and practical design considerations along with Design projects.

**Update**

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.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 5 lectures • 13min.
  • Materials –> 8 lectures • 26min.
  • Common Processes –> 5 lectures • 10min.
  • Theory of Plastic Deformation –> 5 lectures • 10min.
  • Formability –> 4 lectures • 10min.
  • Bending –> 10 lectures • 26min.
  • Springback and Wrinkling –> 4 lectures • 9min.
  • Deep Drawing –> 4 lectures • 17min.
  • Other Operations –> 8 lectures • 19min.
  • Sheet metal Joining –> 3 lectures • 15min.
  • Tools and Equipment –> 5 lectures • 18min.
  • Design Considerations –> 22 lectures • 43min.
  • Design Projects –> 17 lectures • 1hr 7min.
  • CAD design in Fusion 360 using Surface tools –> 2 lectures • 17min.
  • Bonus Section –> 1 lecture • 1min.

Mechanical engineering design : Sheet metal design

Requirements

**Update**

Added 4 Design projects – Mechanical Design of simple sheet metal brackets  using Auto desk Fusion 360  for specific problem statements. Learn practical sheet metal design with a strong theoretical understanding of underlying Design principles.

 

This course covers the essential basic theoretical and practical knowledge required for Designing Sheet metal parts.

  • The common processes
  • Materials and the properties which matter for design
  • 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
  • Forming limit diagrams and how they are created
  • Bending Parameters  in design
  • K factor, Neutral axis, Bend allowance
  • The concept of Spring-back and ways to reduce it
  • Deep drawing process
  • Joining processes and their comparison
  • Design Guidelines to create cost- effective designs which are suitable for manufacturing.
  • Design projects

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.