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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Automation in Production Systems and Management

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and NPTEL via Swayam

Overview

To introduce the fundamentals of automation in manufacturing systems with major emphasis on application of the state-of-the-art techniques and processes so as to achieve the best possible planning and control in a manufacturing and production environment. The knowledge in the topics as mentioned in the course outline is essential to achieve this objective. The course is intended to be designed for creating a knowledge-base of the state-of-the-art manufacturing systems particularly in designing and developing automated systems and sub-systems. The course is designed to teach the basic concepts, and tools and techniques and methods employed in the broad area of automation of manufacturing and production, in general, and computer-based numerical control, flexible manufacturing system, process planning in manufacturing, in particular, to the students at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.INTENDED AUDIENCE : Students belonging to disciplines like Industrial Engineering and Management, Production Engineering, Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and allied disciplinesINDUSTRY SUPPORT : Tata Steel, Tata Motors, L&T, Linde and similar such manufacturing organizations complying Industry 4.0 standards.

Syllabus

Week 1 : Introduction to Manufacturing and Production Systems Week 2 : Automation in Manufacturing and Production Systems Week 3 : Product Development Process and Automation Week 4 : Fundamentals of NC Technology: Part-I Week 5 : Fundamentals of NC Technology: Part-II Week 6 : Flexible and Programmable Automation Week 7 : Cellular Manufacturing Systems Week 8 : Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Part-I Week 9 : Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Part-II Week 10 : Fundamentals of Robotic Systems Week 11 : Automated CAPP (Part-I) Week 12 : Automated CAPP (Part-II)

Taught by

Prof. Pradip Kumar Ray

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