TY - CHAP A1 - Weizhong Guo A2 - Feng Gao ED1 - Mohsen Kazeminezhad Y1 - 2012-10-17 PY - 2012 T1 - The Design of a Programmable Metal Forming Press and Its Ram Motion N2 - Different aspects of metal forming, consisting of process, tools and design, are presented in this book. The chapters of this book include the state of art and analysis of the processes considering the materials characteristics. The processes of hydroforming, forging and forming of sandwich sheet are discussed. Also, a chapter on topography of tools, and another chapter on machine tools are presented. Design of a programmable metal forming press and methods for predicting forming limits of sheet metal are described. BT - Metal Forming SP - Ch. 7 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/48078 DO - 10.5772/48078 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-07-25 ER -