Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: M2, MD2. Optional for: V4ib. Course coordinator: Associate professor Mats Andersson,, Industriell Produktion. Recommended prerequisits: FME052 Engineering Mechanics, Basic Course, FHL013 Solid Mechanics, Basic Course and FKM015 Materials Engineering, Basic Course. Assessment: Written examination, written assignments and compulsory experimental exercises. Home page:

A major part of the final properties and cost of a product are decided through the choice of manufacturing methods, and how the chosen methods are designed and controlled. The main purpose with the course is to give the student a broad understanding of existing manufacturing processes, in order to be able to control the critical product attributes; cost, function and properties.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

The course comprises the following groups of manufacturing methods and processes: Mechanical behaviour of materials and deformation models; metal-casting materials and equipment; forming and shaping processes and equipment including rolling, forging, extrusion, drawing, sheet-metal forming, forming and shaping of plastics; machining processes and machine tools including fundamentals, cutting tools and cutting tool materials, turning, drilling, milling, broaching, sawing, abrasive machining and finishing operations, advanced machining operations including EDM, AWJC, LBM, EBM; joining processes and equipment including, fusion-welding processes and solid-state welding processes.

Kalpakjian, S.: Manufacturing Engineering and Technology. Prentice-Hall 2006. ISBN: 013-197639-7.