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 streamPREREQUISITES : NoneINDUSTRY SUPPORT : Small and medium scale production industries
Week 1: Manufacturing properties of materialsWeek 2: Casting processesWeek 3 and 4:Machining processesWeek 5:Joining processesWeek 6 and 7 :Non-traditional machining processesWeek8:Introduction micromanufacturingWeek 9 and 10:Advanced machining processes (AJM, USM, ECM and EDM)Week 11:Metal Forming ProcessesWeek 12:Micro-fabrication processes, Additive manufacturing.