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: 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%)
Manufacturing and Design, Erik Tempelman Hugh Shercliff Bruno Ninaber van Eyben, Elsevier, 2014
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
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Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
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