ENS208 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
Tue 15:00 - 17:50
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to


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Course Objectives The course aims to introduce the most used manufacturing processes to students. It also gives a hand on experience to students with some of manufacturing methods such as welding, drilling, cutting and 3D printing.
Textbook S. Kalpakjian, S. R. Schmid, “Manufacturing Engineering and Technology”, 6th edition, Pearson, London 2010. (1-464; 556-591 pages are included) Mikell P. Groover,"FUNDAMENTALS OF MODERN MANUFACTURING: Materials,Processes,andSystems", 4th edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2010
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Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Describe basic manufacturing processes
  2. Compare the basic manufacturing processes and gain the ability to classify the engineering materials and their behavior under various manufacturing processes.
  3. Calculate production rates, required powers and exposed forces and select suitable machines and presses.
  4. Evaluate manufacturing process plans.
  5. Design 3D model and complete CAD-CAM process.
Teaching Methods Lecturing, lab work, site visits.
Teaching Method Delivery Teaching Method Delivery Notes
Week 1 General Introduction and overview of manufacturing.
Week 2 Materials in manufacturing and manufacturing processes
Week 3 Forming and shaping processes. Joining Processes and Applications. Metal casting processes and principles. Machining processes and machine tools.
Week 4 Structure of materials. Mechanical behavior, testing and manufacturing properties of materials.
Week 5 Joining Processes and Applications. Lab Work
Week 6 Metal casting processes and principles. Lab Work
Week 7 3D modelling with FreeCAD and AutoCAD.
Week 8 Assambly with FreeCAD and AutoCAD.
Week 9 Designing project
Week 10 3D printering.
Week 11 Creating a CAD model for transfer to a CNC machine
Week 12 CAM process and tooling
Week 13 Machining the model using a CNC machine
Week 14 Manufacturing 3-axis models
Week 15 Completing the course requirements and review for final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 20 1,2,3
Projects 3 40 4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Home study 3 15 45
In-term exam study 8 1 8 Final exam study 16 1 16
Projects 6 6 36
        Total Workload Hours =
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit =
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 15/02/2021
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