Module Title:   Manufacturing and Materials Processing

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG4090M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Materials and Medical (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   TBA

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide for the development and implementation of specialist knowledge/methods in the design and operation of processes with consistent properties and attributes.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Interactive lectures from invited specialists and staff engaged in research, present students with the core theory. Directed study and formative self-assessment is used to extend and consolidate this learning. Laboratory sessions are used to give practical experience and expose students to process equipment

Lectures:   12.00          Directed Study:   74.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   6.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

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

1 Critically evaluate the steps leading to formulation of design and operation guidelines of equipment and processes to engineer materials with advanced properties

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

2 Select appropriate design and operation strategies for complex applications.

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

3.1 Interpret data.
3.2 Solve problems systematically using the scientific method

  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Examination - Closed book - 2 hours

Outline Syllabus:
Metals - Process capabilities for casting, forming and machining processes, factors which determine mould and die design. Mechanics of metal working -methods for determining forming loads and die pressures, effects of friction in metal working, friction hill. Mechanics of metal working, tool wear, Machinability - free machining materials. Dry machining.
Polymers - extrusion design and operation, die and mould design and operation.
Ceramics - effects of time, temperature, pressure and atmosphere in ceramic process control. Surface Engineering - vapour deposition control parameters and their effect on coating structure and properties

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