MAT485 Mechanical Engineering

Code MAT485
Name Mechanical Engineering
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Faculty
Academic staff Jānis Ozoliņš, Artis Kromanis, Toms Torims
Credit points 6.0 (9.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Section of conventional manufacturing technologies includes studies of basic manufacturing technologies, its types and usage. Section of specific manufacturing processes includes studies of modern and non-traditional manufacturing processes, analysis of drawbacks and advantages of the given processes. Additionally, programme includes a section about the use of computers in manufacturing engineering - studies of computer technologies adapted for solving tasks of manufacturing engineering. Course includes studies of research methods for manufacturing engineering. Organization of manufacturing – studies of manufacturing management. Subject includes visits to plants..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Overall aim of this course is to study specific, modern and non-conventional manufacturing engineering methods. To obtain skills necessary to describe manufacturing technologies of mechanical parts with the most rational manufacturing method.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Be able to formulate conventional manufacturing types and used devices. - Written Exam.
Be able to describe specific, modern and unconventional types of material processing. - Written Exam.
Be able to compare types of processing and to choose a suitable technology. - Seminars/practical work: individual work and its presentation.
Be able to grasp and use computer technologies in manufacturing engineering. - Seminars/practical work: individual work and its presentation.
Be able to plan a research in field of manufacturing engineering. - Written Exam.
Be able to describe research tools of manufacturing engineering. - Written Exam.
Be able to use computer technologies to solve tasks in manufacturing engineering. - Seminars/practical work: individual work and its presentation.
Be able to understand principles of manufacturing organization. - Written Exam.
Course prerequisites Metal cutting and processing machines. Instruments.

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