Course Outline - Department of Mechanical Engineering

MENG 364 – Manufacturing Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Program Name:
Mechanical Engineering
Course Number:
MENG 364
Program Code: 23
4 Cr
2014-2015 Fall
Required Course
Elective Course
MENG 286
Catalog Description:
 Summary of Material Sience
 Material Properties: Overview
 Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering
 Casting
 Processing of Composites, ceramics and polymers
 Powder Metallugy
 Bulk and Sheet Metal Working
 Chip Removal Processes
 Abrasive Operations
 Non – Traditional Machining Processes
 Joining Processes
 Computer Numerical Control
Course Web Page:
“Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing materials, processes and systems 3rd Ed.”, Mikell P. Groover, John Wiley
& Sons,Inc.,2007
Indicative Basic Reading List:
1. “Manufacturing processes Lecture notes”, Valery Marinov
Topics Covered and Class Schedule:
(4 hours of lectures per week)
Weeks 1-2
structure and methodology of the course; materials and engineering, major classes of materials.
Structure of materials
Unit Cells, metallic crystal structures, crystallographic planes & directions, single crystals,
polycrystalline materials.
Properties of Engineering Materials
Strength of materials, Hooke’s Law, Youngs Modulus, Elasticity, Plasticity, Hardness,
Phase/Equilibrium Diagrams
Including Iron - Iron Carbide Diagrams.
Heat treatments
Week 3
Metal Casting
Sand Casting, Metal die casting, Invetment casting, Core design.
Week 4
Workshop Experiments
Week 5
Processing of Various Materials:
Shaping Processes for Polymers, Rubber Processing Technology, Processing of Ceramics, Glassworking
Week 6
Powder Metallurgy
Powder preparing techniques, compacting, Sintering
Week 7
Bulk Forming:
Rolling, Extrusion, Drawing, Forging
Weeks 8-9
Mid-Term Examination
Week 10
Sheet Metal Forming
Bending, Cutting, Deep Drawing, others
Weeks 11-12 Machining operations
Turning, Milling, Drilling, Planing and shaping, Boaring, Broaching and gear manufacturing.
Week 13
Abrasive Processes
Grinding, Lapping, Honning, finishing processes
Week 14
Joining processes
Welding, Types of welding processes, Bazing, Soldeing, Mechanical Assembly
Final Examination
Week 15:
Laboratory Schedule:
(1 hours of laboratory or tutorial per week)
Week 4
Casting homework
Course Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, student must be able to
prepare a pattern and perform the casting.
analyze the different production processes
learn metal cutting processes
learn the undamentals of production machines
learn how special and standard parts can be manufactured
learn the difference between the metal forming techniques
Midterm Exam
Lab Work(s)
10 %
out of best 5
Final Examination
Contribution of Course to Criterion 5
Credit Hours for:
Mathematics & Basic Science :
Engineering Sciences and Design : 4
General Education : 0
Relationship of Course to Program Outcomes
The course has been designed to contribute to the following program outcomes:
(a) apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(d) ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
(e) identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(g) to communicate effectively
(i) need for,and an ability to engage in a life –long learning.
(k) use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
Prepared by: Prof. Dr. Majid Hashemipour
Date Prepared: 6 March, 2015