This edited book contains extended research papers from AIMTDR 2014. This includes recent research work in the fields of friction stir welding, sheet forming, joining and forming, modeling and simulation, efficient prediction strategies, micro-manufacturing, sustainable and green manufacturing issues etc. This will prove useful to students, researchers and practitioners in the field of materials forming and manufacturing.
About the Author:
Dr. R. Ganesh Narayanan is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He obtained doctoral degree from Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, IIT Bombay and Master's from Department of Manufacturing Technology, Anna University, Chennai. He has published several papers in international journals and conferences and contributed a number of book chapters. He has edited a book on Metal forming. His areas of research include sheet metal forming, forging, joining and forming, adhesive bonded sheets, formability and forming limit and computational applications in metal forming.
Dr. Uday Shankar Dixit obtained a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee) in 1987, an M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur in 1993, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1998. A Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Dr. Dixit has published numerous papers and five books. He has also edited a book on Metal Forming, guest-edited a number of special journal issues and is an associate editor for the Journal of Institution of Engineers, Series C.