Module Title:   Manufacturing Systems

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG5005M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

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

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr CS Wright

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To introduce the basic concepts of Manufacturing Systems Engineering with a knowledge of manufacturing techniques.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The module is delivered mainly through a series of lectures, supported by practical problem solving tutorial classes; group work and video sessions.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   52.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          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...

describe manufacturing processes and systems.

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

demomstrate practical knowledge of a variety of manufacturing processes and describe how they are applied in the manufacture of products

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


  Coursework   100%
  Log book detailing Engineering Production Techniques (2000 words)

Outline Syllabus:
Introduction to manufacturing processes, systems and technologies; metrology and dimensioning; Processes: metal casting processes; polymer shaping processes (moulding, extrusion); metal machining (milling, turning, drilling, grinding, tooling); joining and assembly processes (welding, brazing, soldering, adhesive bonding, riveting); manufacturing engineering: group technology; FMS; production lines; process planning; production control; rapid prototyping.

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