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Manufacturing Technology

INTRODUCTION

Manufacturing technology is of paramount importance as no manufacturing industry can exist without it. Modern manufacturing technology entails a diverse range of disciplines and their interaction including Computer Aided Design and Manufacture, Materials, Processes, and Manufacturing Automation. This course module aims to introduce these subject areas in broad terms with a view to their applications in manufacturing industry. The course module is augmented by laboratory demos, practical hands-on sessions and a case study.

OBJECTIVES

On completion participants will be capable of :

  • Recognising the significance of manufacturing technology
  • A basic appreciation of materials and manufacturing processes
  • A basic appreciation of computer aided design and manufacture
  • A basic appreciation of Automation in manufacture.

CONTENTS

  • Manufacturing Processes & Materials:

Materials, Properties & Selection
Metallic Materials
Polymer Materials
Composite Materials & Processes
Manufacturing Processes for Metallic Materials
Manufacturing Processes for Polymeric Materials

  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacture:

Fundamentals of CAD/CAM
Computer Aided Manufacture
CAD Modelling - Hands On
CAM Hands-On

  • Automation in Manufacture:

Automation Fundamentals
Robotics Technology
Robotic Demonstrations

  • Laboratory Demonstrations
  • Industrial Visit (BMW Engine Manufacturing Plant)
  • Case Study

DURATION

5 days