MG2104 Manufacturing Technology and Planning 7.5 credits
Tillverkningsteknik- och planering
- Process technologies
- Production planning and control
- Supply Chain Management
Course is given in english
Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)
Subject areaMechanical Engineering
Grade scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
PeriodsAutumn 13 P1 (7.5 credits)
Start date2013 week: 36
End date2013 week: 44
Language of instructionEnglish
Number of lectures
Number of exercises
Form of studyNormal
Number of places *5 - 45
*) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.
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Course responsibleOve Bayard, email@example.com
Compulsary for TPRMM
Part of programme
Upon completion of the course requirements you will be able to:
- recognise different structures of materials and to be familiar with the basic casting methods and be able to select between them.
- describe how the mechanical properties can be influenced by different actions.
- analyse and determine the processing conditions for elementary operations which enable the computation of working times and costs.
- define cutting data and be able to optimise the parameters in terms of tool life and cutting forces.
- identify parameters affecting Machinability.
- understand process variation and chose the right machining operation with respect to machine and process
- - analyse factors affecting the overall machining economy
- - understand how a product can be manufactured
- - describe the basic plastic deformation methods (rolling, forging, extrusion, drawing and sheet metal forming) and their characteristics.
- select a suitable manufacturing method for a specific situation.
- define the principal characteristics for plastics.
- define different welding methods and their characteristics.
- define and analyse different kinds of assembly systems.
- be acquainted to work holding systems in machine tools and their application.
Course main content
Quantitative and qualitative study of manufacturing processes. Emphasis on process selection for optimum design. Laboratory experiments and demonstrations.
Interpretation of the specifications contained in the definition drawing of a part, geometric tolerances and surface finish are discussed. Advanced machining processes topic is also a part of this module as well as machine tool configuration and NC control.
Topics included are accuracy problems in manufacturing, basics of metal cutting, analysis of machining operations, advanced and special and non-conventional machining.
Course is alternating lectures, exercises and laboratory work. International guest lecturers is an important part of the course. Company visits.
Compulsory for TPRMM1
Only for students of the TPRMM Master Programme
Students of five year programmes at KTH should take one of the courses MG1001/MG1006 instead
Fred Waters (1996), Fundamentals of Manufacturing for Engineers, 2003, Taylor & Francis, ISBN: 1-85728-338-4
- LAB1 - Laboratory, 3.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
- TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Requirements for final grade
Workshop laboratory exercises (LAB1; 3cr)
Written Exam (TEN1; 4,5cr)
Ove Bayard, firstname.lastname@example.org
MG2031 Manufacturing, Advanced course
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 11.