This is an introductory level course in Manufacturing Systems Technology and management. For most enterprises, the long term goal is to stay in business, grow and make profits. This is particularly true for manufacturing enterprises, which must understand the dynamic changes that are taking place in business environment and are flexible enough to change at every level. This course is an introductory course for engineering professionals who would like to take up careers in manufacturing and also for professionals who are already in manufacturing careers and would like to see the technological changes that manufacturing paradigm has witnessed in the last 3 decades.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : Students of BE/ME/MS/BSc/MSc stream
PREREQUISITES : None
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Small and medium scale production industries
COURSE LAYOUTWeek 1: Manufacturing properties of materials
Week 2: Casting processes
Week 3 and 4:Machining processes
Week 5:Joining processes
Week 6 and 7 :Non-traditional machining processes
Week 9 and 10:Advanced machining processes (AJM, USM, ECM and EDM)
Week 11:Metal Forming Processes
Week 12:Micro-fabrication processes, Additive manufacturing.