Introduction to Production/Manufacturing Engineering, Statistical Process Control (SPC) and statistical quality control (SQC) methods, Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma, metrology, subtractive manufacturing [CAM, CAPP, GT, CNC programming - OKUMA and MAZATROL], Additive layer manufacturing ( metal 3D printing and welding fundamentals), Production and manufacturing assembly systems and lines, Robotics applications in manufacturing and fabrication systems.
Course description for study year 2021-2022. Please note that changes may occur.
Semester tution start
Number of semesters
Language of instruction
Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science
After completing this course, the student should be able to learn:
Statistical process and quality control techniques
Subtractive manufacturing techniques (Lathe and Milling)
Computer aided manufacturing (CNC programming 'ISO and conversational', GT and CAPP, etc.)
Metrology (use of coordinate measuring machines CMM and other basic measurement techniques)
Lean manufacturing principles
Production and manufacturing line analysis
Robotics in manufacturing and fabrication systems
Introduction to Production/Manufacturing Engineering, Statistical Process Control (SPC) and statistical quality control (SQC) methods, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma, Metrology [theoretical and practical aspects of Engineering measurement using coordinate measuring machines (CMM)], subtractive manufacturing [Metal cutting Principles, Cutting Tools and Operations, Machining Economics, computer aided manufacturing (CAM) [Group Technology (GT) and computer aided process planning (CAPP)] and Computer Numerical Control (CNC): ISO programming and conversational programming (OKUMA and MAZATROL)], additive layer manufacturing (metal 3D printing and welding fundamentals), Production and manufacturing lines and line balancing, robotics in manufacturing and fabrication systems.
Required prerequisite knowledge
MSK210 Mechanical Design, STA100 Probability and Statistics 1
MSK210 Mechanical Design
Basic courses of statistics & probability and machine elements.
Form of assessment
A - F
Basic calculator specified in general exam regulations
8 av 10 regneøvinger, 3 laboratorieøvinger, En verkstedøving
In order to take the exam: 8 out of 10 of the compulsory assignments, one integrated workshop exercise [Additive Manufacturing/metal 3D printing, CNC Lathe and Milling/subtractive manufacturing, measurements with coordinate measuring machine (CMM)] must be approved. Robotics programming class.