MAI539 Design and Production of Tools

Code MAI539
Name Design and Production of Tools
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Artis Kromanis, Ēriks Geriņš
Credit points 5.0 (7.5 ECTS)
Parts 2
Annotation Cavity and hole-processing tools for the design and production of common tasks. Flat drill, spiral drill, reamer cylindrical, conical reamer, taps, taps instrumental, die with flute, tubular threading tool etc. calculation and design of the main issues and manufacturing techniques. Modular disc cutter design calculations and form cutter manufacturing. Rotating surface of the instrument development. Tool whetting calculations. Broach manufacturing performance. Instrument design and manufacturing, quality inspection and logistics solutions..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim of the study course is to gain knowledge about design options for various tools and their manufacturing specifications. During training the knowledge of the tools and their manufacturing processes is reached and secured, thus the skills to assess tools and their production are obtained.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Familiar with tool for the design and features of different tools, manufacturing processes. - Test Types: Exercises, lectures, independent work. Exam. Criteria: Ability to define key terms, and postulates of tools and their manufacture.
Able to assess the tools and choose the most viable means of production regimes. - Test Types: Homework (exercises, lecture) advancing subthemes. Exam. Criteria: Able to provide examples of several instruments, their use and their production.
Be able to predict the allowable development tool options and be able to develop and create new tools and their manufacturing techniques. - Test Types: Exercises, lecture, independent work, practical work. Exam. Criteria: Able to assess and explain the tools and display their manufacturing processes to progress and technical opportunities.
Course prerequisites Strength of Materials; Machining Theory and Processes

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