Module Title:   Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG4086M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Design & Product Development (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr E Munive

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide for the development and implementation of specialist knowledge/methods in modern approaches to manufacturing

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Knowledge and understanding is developed in lectures and applied through project work.

Supplementary assessment is to repair deficiencies in original work.

Lectures:   12.00          Directed Study:   76.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   0.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   12.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1.1 understand the principles and operation of advanced manufacturing technology
1.2 understand how different advanced manufacturing technologies can be can be integrated to form an effective manufacturing system
1.3 understand the role that computers, computer control and ICT play in a modern manufacturing system

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2.1 Critically evaluate and integrate appropriate manufacturing technologies for particular products

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...


  Coursework   100%
  Project Work - Team working, working in groups of 2/3 on design, manufacture and assembly by CADCAM, CNC and FMS

Outline Syllabus:
1. Computer-Aided Design and manufacture (CADCAM), solid modelling and part programming.
2. Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
3. Flexible manufacturing system, Robotics, AGV`s and Process Automation
4. Computer-integrated manufacture (CIM)
5. Computer Aided Process Planning (CAPP)

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