FREDERICK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Department of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - AMEM201 1. What are the main mechanical properties of the materials? 2. Explain the importance of each mechanical property by giving one example? 3. Explain the manufacturing properties of materials. Why these properties are very important for an engineer in an industry. 4. What is heat treatment? 5. Explain the term CIM and discuss how this system can help a medium size industry. 6. Describe the benefits of CAD, CAM systems and CNC machines within a company and explain the relation between them. 7. Describe the sand casting process. 8. Describe the investment casting process. 9. Describe the vacuum casting process. 10. Explain the die casting advantages and limitation. 11. Explain the lost foam procedure.