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Academic year
MTT031 - Manufacturing engineering
Syllabus adopted 2015-02-13 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKDES
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design Engineering

Teaching language: Swedish
Block schedule: A

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0115 Examination 7,5c Grading: TH   7,5c   16 Jan 2016 pm M,  05 Apr 2016 am M,  18 Aug 2016 pm M

In programs

TKIEK INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT - Production engineering, Year 3 (compulsory)


Professor  Lars Nyborg


MTT030   Manufacturing engineering


In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.


The course aims to provide comprehensive knowledge of industrial manufacturing, to provide an understanding of the connection between product design and costs of manufacturing, and to provide basic knowledge of industrial manufacturing processes for mass production. The course will also provide the student orientation of processes for prototype and short series manufacturing, including processes for 3D printing.

Furthermore, the course aims to highlight manufacturing processes role in the product development chain. The future engineer should possess knowledge of tools for process selection including cost analysis, DFMA - Design for Manufacturing and Assembly and process planning: CAM - Computer-aided manufacturing.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

-Describe the most important manufacturing processes for metallic and polymeric materials

-Screen and choose between different manufacturing processes with regard to cost and quality

-Adapt products' design to manufacturing conditions

-Conduct a simple manufacturing preparation using CAM of a 3D part for three-axis machining in a NC machine


The course highlights the various parts of a process chain required to produce finished components and products with specific properties.
Understanding of the interaction manufacturing process-materials-design is important for instance for process selection and manufacturing adaptation (DFM and DFA).
Areas which are covered in the course:

- The role of manufacturing processes in different phases of product development, including sustainability aspects

- Casting equipment and processes, for example for making of housings, design and material aspects

- Forming processes for metals: Sheet metal forming, extrusion, forging, etc.

- Powder metallurgy

- Machining processes of metallic and polymeric materials such as turning, milling and drilling

- Basic processes for polymeric materials such as extrusion and injection molding

- Joining Technology

- Prototype and short series manufacturing with for example 3D printing (metals and polymers)

- Screening and selection of manufacturing processes with regard to e.g. geometrical shape, tolerances and surface finish

- DFA, Design for Assembly and DFM Design for Manufacturing

- Introduction to NC Technology

- Computer-aided preparation (CAM)


The course includes lectures, exercises , laboratory and computer exercises. The lab deals with machining. Computer exercises deal with process and computer-aided preparation (CAM).


Not determined.
Exercises, lab and lecture material is available on the course home page.


Written exam as well as approved lab, and computer exercises.

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