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Authors: Hai-ping Lian,
Yi-tao Yang
Title: Simulating investigation of the casting techniques for casting ancient Chinese bronze coins of the Han Dynasty
Date: 2015
Source: Metals and civilizations
Place of Publication: Bangalore, India
Publisher: National Institute of Advanced Studies
Notes: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on the Beginnings of the Use of Metals and Alloys (BUMA VII)
Abstract: At the time of the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 220) in ancient China there existed two important techniques for casting bronze coins: stack-casting and bunch-casting. In this paper, computer simulation of the casting processes was used to study how different the mold filling process of these two kinds of techniques for bronze coins were, and how the mold materials influence the mold filling capacity in bunch-casting. Based on the results, we discuss the differences between these two kinds of casting techniques and the reason why they played different important roles during the Han Dynasty period in the casting of bronze coins.
Date Created: 4/11/2016
Editors: Srinivasam, Sharada
Ranganathan, Srinivasa
Giumlia-Mair, Alessandra
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