Improving Productivity in a Heat Treatment Shop
for Piston Pins
, Ajit Kumar 2
, Mahesh N. S.3
1- M. Sc. [Engg.] Student, 2- Professor, 3- Head of Dept.
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Dept.
M. S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore 560 058
Developing an Advanced Control Strategy
to Optimize Heat-Treating Processes
Jake Fotopoulos – Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, Pa.
Optimization of a facility using automation and advanced controls can improve
productivity and reduce costs. A ﬁ ve-step process to accomplish this is discussed.
Help exists for companies desiring an analysis of their entire process.
Development of Computer Aided Heat Treatment Planning System for
Quenching & Tempering (CHT – q/t) and Industrial Application of
CHT-bf & CHT-cf
A Thesis Submitted to the faculty of the
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the
Degree of Master of Science
In Mechanical Engineering
By Amarjit Kumar Singh