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

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Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • introduction to manufacturing technology and planning
  • quantitative and qualitative studies of different manufacturing methods
  • process selection for achieving desired product properties
  • structure and numerical control of machine tools
  • metal cutting
  • analysis of machining operations
  • accuracy problems in manufacturing
  • advanced, special and non-conventional machining

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the student will be able to:

  • explain and visualise how manufacturing equipment works and is used in manufacturing industry
  • explain principles for different manufacturing methods
  • select and evaluate different manufacturing methods for a given product and context
  • explain how casting, plastic deformation methods and heat treatment influence the material structure and the mechanical properties of products
  • identify and select cutting parameters and explain their influence on the machinability and their mutual relations

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

180 cr in engineering and English B, or the corresponding

Recommended prerequisites

Only for students of the TPRMM Master Programme

Students of five year programmes at KTH should take one of the courses MG1016/MG1026 instead


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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • LAB2 - Laboratory work, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars and study visit, 1.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Particpation in field trips

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Amir Rashid

Further information

Course web

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Course web MG2104

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

MG2009/MG2109 Advanced Manufacturing Technology


Ove Bayard,

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.