Design and Manufacturing Technology - EENG5220

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Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Spring Term 5 15 (7.5) Armin Yousefi Kanani checkmark-circle


Concepts of design for manufacture (DfM) and design for assembly (DfA); Design methodologies for engineered products, rapid prototyping; Manufacturing processes and process selection;
Computer aided manufacturing (CAM); computer numerical control (CNC); computer aided part programming (CAPP); Automation in manufacturing, robotic manufacturing, Industry 4.0;
Environmental & economic impacts of making products and remanufacturing/recycling activities.


Contact hours

Contact hours: 34
Private study hours: 116
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods
Examination, 2 hours (50%)
Lab assignment, 2500 words (25%)
Presentation, 15 minutes (25%)

Indicative reading

Manufacturing and Design, Erik Tempelman Hugh Shercliff Bruno Ninaber van Eyben, Elsevier, 2014

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

On successfully completing the module students will have knowledge and understanding of:
1. the state-of-the-art design methodologies and manufacturing processes for engineered products;
2. applying engineering knowledge to evaluate the suitability of potential design solutions;
3. computational tools for manufacturing process selection;
4. computer aided manufacturing (CAM), industrial automation in manufacturing;
5. environmental & economic costs of making products and recycling


  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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