DOUBLE DEGREE MASTER’S PROGRAMME “MASTER OF INFORMATION AND MEASURING COMPLEXES, MANUFACTURING AND DESIGN” PARTNER UNIVERSITY: LAPPEENRANTA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, FINLAND FIELD OF STUDY: DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CHAIR DEGREE-AWARDING: MASTER OF INFORMATION AND MEASURING COMPLEXES, MANUFACTURING AND DESIGN (UNIVERSITY ITMO) MASTER OF SCIENCE (LUT) ELIGIBILITY: AN APPROPRIATE BACHELOR´S DEGREE OR AN EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION. PERIOD OF STUDY: 2 YEARS, 120 ECTS LANGUAGE: ENGLISH MAIN DEADLINES: EU: JUNE EACH YEAR About the Programme The study programme is extended over 2 calendar years according to the following scheme: The main purpose of the program is to train highly qualified specialists and senior managers in the area of development of modern technologies of information and measurement systems manufacturing in the field of mechanical engineering. The program provides in-depth knowledge in design- or production related areas such as machine design, steel structures, welding technology, laser technology as well as production and sheet metal technology. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in mechanical engineering industry using advanced engineering techniques. Aims Understand the theory and practice of developing mechanical engineering systems for performance, strength and durability; To be able to use state of the art computer tools for creating and testing virtual prototypes of mechatronic systems; Learn about modern production systems and production planning; Study aging (fatigue) of metal structures, dynamics of mechatronic machines, laser welding; Develop mathematical modeling of manufacturing processes. Entry requirements GENERAL ELIGIBILITY An appropriate Bachelorґs degree or an equivalent qualification. LANGUAGE REGUIREMENTS Accepted language tests and their minimum scores: Academic TOEFL (80 iBT/550 PBT), Academic IELTS (6.0), PTE Academic (54), CAE or CPE (level A, B or C). Enquiries If you have any questions, or require further information, please contact: Measurement Technologies and Computer Tomography Chair NRU ITMO Dr. Maria Y. Marusina, Head of Chair Phone: +7 (812) 233-5952 E-mail: [email protected] The programme structure Structure of DD Programme – ITMO (1ST YEAR) Structure of DD Programme – LUT (2ND YEAR) Main research areas Laboratory Course of Laser Materials Processing. After having passed the course module the student is able to describe, specify and compare the special features and practical aspects of laser materials processing practices of different materials and classify them for different processes. Content. Basics of laser processes, systems and equipment. Processability of common engineering materials with different processes. Practical using of laser processes. Modern welding technology After having passed this course module the student is able to identify and define the special features welding in production and product design, select proper processes and welding procedures for different materials. Content. Productivity, economy and quality in welding. Welding costs. Productive and efficient new welding processes. Weldability of the most common materials. Mechanization and robotization of welding. Basics of design of welded structures. Bevelling methods. The quality, environmental and safety in welding workshop. Advanced production engineering After having completed this course module the student should be able to compare and evaluate the most advanced design and production methods, equipment, equipment systems and modern product facilities used especially in the manufacture of thin and rough sheet metal products especially in the manufacturing of solid parts and sheet metal products; justify the role of manufacturing as a part of the company’s strategy; understand the duties of factory management and development as well as in research in the field. Content. Manufacturing methods for modern metal cutting, sheet metal production and basics of paperboard forming. Advanced production methods for punching, folding and mechanical joining of sheet metal products. Production control systems of flexible automatic (FMS, IMS) production facilities. The significance and technologies of product design as well as of production (CAD, CAP, PPS, CAM). DFMA and cost functions of products, production control and simulation. The operation of a factory as part of a principal-supplier network. The technology and methods for improving production. Material handling, production and information systems of a workshop. Development of workshop operations and quality control. Simulation of a mechatronic machine The student possesses the theories and practices of mathematical modeling and computer simulation of machine systems, which are either hydraulically, pneumatically or electronically actuated. The student is able to utilize simulations as an integrated tool of product design and he can utilize his skills to generalize the theories of engineering design to solve multidisciplinary design tasks. The student is able to compare and justify the use of different constructional solutions for linear and rotating motion mechanism based on their static, kinematic and dynamic analysis. The student is able to individual scientific work to simulate mechatronic machines. Content. Principles of multibody dynamics, modelling of actuators, coupled simulation. The use of Lagrangian equation. Constraint equations and Lagrangian multipliers. Inertia of rigid bodies. Modeling of hydraulic components. Numerical integration of the equation of motion. Individual utilization of simulation software, which includes also the principles of how to apply previous mentioned mathematical theories into handling and solving abstract and multidisciplinary problems. Design methodologies and applications of machine element design After having passed the course student knows how to dimension the most essential machine elements according to the requirements of their strength, reliability, lifetime and wear; how to carry out mechanisms synthesis and analysis for typical engineering applications; how to handle the design process of a simple machine or mechanism and means to estimate functional aspects of applied technology. Content Basic mechanisms types, mechanisms analysis and synthesis, reliability-based machine design, wear phenomena and lifetime analysis of selected machine parts and elements. Different methodologies of DFM(A) and means to apply them in mechanical engineering. Knowledge about how to design a simple machine or mechanisms for special application areas of mechanical engineering and means to estimate functional aspects of applied technology. Laser materials processing After having passed the course module the student is able to compare and select the special features of laser materials processing processes; knows how to select and optimize proper process and processing procedure for different materials; is able to develop processes for different applications. Content. Laser beam material interaction, transmission, reflection, absorption. The features of different materials and laser beams on phenomena. Heating, melting, vaporizing, ablating material with laser beam. Behaviour of molten material, heat transfer mechanisms. Formation of keyhole and phenomena connected. Knowledge on existing ways to process material with laser beam and the effect of laser beam material interaction on that. Knowledge on most common laser processes like laser welding, cutting, marking, drilling, scribing, micro processing additive manufacturing and surface treatment. Practical cases, applications will be combined to theory. Master's thesis and seminar The Master’s thesis is the final project of the Master’s degree, which demonstrates the student’s knowledge of a topic of scientific or societal importance in the professional field in question. Student is able to combine theory and practice: he/she can exploit theory in solving problems in scientific research. The student is capable of independent and target-oriented working, can set goals for him/her self concerning results and time schedules. The student manages extensive and versatile data acquisition knowhow. Content. The Master’s thesis is a research project by nature, which requires approximately 6 months of work. It is related to the student’s major subject and its topic is agreed on by the supervisor and the student together. During the work, student must show capability to work independently according to defined plans and goals. Course includes seminars. Special Features The chair of measurement technologies and computed tomography is one of the largest at the university, which employs highly qualified specialists , including 7 professors and 10 associate professors , teaching about 350 students and 15 graduate students. The chair heads Educational and methodical association of Russian universities for Education in the field of instrument making, teachers of the chair are the authors of the State educational standard in the direction of specialists training in the field of instrument making of the 1st and 2nd generation . The chair has seven educational and research laboratories for conducting practical classes on subjects related to the calculation and design of instruments, as well as computer class providing the access of students to all information resources of the Department and Internet access. Learning Environment The DD provides good facilities for studying. There are highly skilled, well-rounded, mechanical engineering professors. The Master’s degree programme is mainly given in English and the modules included are common both for native students continuing from Bachelor’s programme and international students accepted directly into International programme of the NRU ITMO and LUT. Education process is a combination of group and individual work relating to the design and manufacturing and the development of individual project which based on theoretical knowledge (seminars, tutorials, lectures) and practical workshops (research methods). Careers Graduates can work in a field of research, development and technologies aimed at the development of the theory, production and application of devices and systems, intended for reception, registration and processing of information about the environment, technical and biological objects. Graduates of the chair successfully work at such enterprises as: CSRU "Electropribor", CJSC "Roselectroprom holding", Federal state unitary enterprise "ARRIM of D.I. Mendeleev", "Kirovskiy Plant", JSC "SPA "SATURN", Rocket and space plant of M.V. Khrunichev, SPA "ENERGOMASH", the city of Khimki; PROTON-PM, JSC "Machine building Plant” and many other enterprises in Russia and abroad.