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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Bulk Metal Forming

Research Focus

Cold Forging:

  • Composite components
  • Damage evolution and damage modelling
  • Anisotropic hardening
  • Material characterization

Hot Extrusion:

  • Continuous/discontinuous reinforced profiles
  • Direct extrusion of aluminium chips
  • Prediction of microstructure
  • Graded properties
Material flow in extrusion (left) and extrusion (right)

Ongoing Projects

Head of Department