Checking date: 19/01/2023

Course: 2022/2023

Mechanical Technology
Study: Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (221)

Coordinating teacher: CANTERO GUISANDEZ, JOSE LUIS

Department assigned to the subject: Mechanical Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Production and Manufacturing Systems
By the end of this subject, students will be able to have: 1. A systematic understanding of the key aspects and concepts of manufacturing processes. 2. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to identify, formulate and solve problems of manufacturing processes using established methods; 3. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to analyse engineering products, processes and methods. 4. The ability to select and apply relevant analytic and modelling methods in problems related with manufacturing processes. 5. The ability to select and use appropriate equipment, tools and methods to define manufacturing processes. 6. The ability to combine theory and practice to solve manufacturing problems. 7. An understanding of applicable techniques and methods, and of their limitations in the manufacturing field; 8. Function effectively as an individual and as a member of a team; 9. Demonstrate awareness of the health, safety and legal issues and responsibilities of engineering practice, the impact of engineering solutions in a societal and environmental context, and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities and norms of engineering practice;
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Chapter 1.Introduction of Mechanic Technology. Lesson 1. Manufacture systems and processes. Manufacture costs. Lesson 2. Products┬┐ design and manufacture. Definition of manufacturing processes. Chapter 2. Metrology and quality control. Lesson 3. General concepts of Metrology. Dimensional Metrology. Lesson 4. Quality control in manufacturing activities. Chapter 3. Molding manufacturing Lesson 5. Molding manufacturing systems and processes: molds. Chapter 4: Plastic products manufacturing Lesson 6. Plastic products manufacturing systems and processes. Chapter 5. Plastic deformation manufacturing Lesson 7. Introduction of plastic deformation. Hardening by deformation. Lesson 8. Lamination. Lesson 9. Presses. Lesson 10. Punching and shearing. Other cutting processes. Lesson 11. Bending Lesson 12. Drowning. Lesson 13. Profiling. Lesson 14. Extrusion, forging and stamping. Chapter 6. Manufacture by chip removal. Lesson 15. Machining processes classification. Cutting parameters. Lesson 16. Cutting tools. Wear. Taylor. Lesson 17. Machining times and costs. Lesson 18. Turning processes: machines, tools and operations. Lesson 19. Mill processes: machines, tools and operations. Lesson 20. Drill processes: complementary operations. Lesson 21. Rectify and other finish processes. Chapter 7. Automated manufacturing Lesson 22. Flexibles and rigids manufacturing systems automatization. Lesson 23. CNC machines. Control systems. Axis and reference systems. Lesson 24. ISO programmation: Functions. Lesson 25. ISO programmation: fixed cycles, tools tables. Lesson 26. CAD/CAM/CAE systems. Chapter 8. Additive manufacturing Chapter 9. Welding
Learning activities and methodology
In the classes will be taught the contents described in the program of the subject. In addition, during the course the students have to make and pass the following practices: - Practice 1: Modeling by shape deformation I. Tools. - Practice 2: Modeling by shape deformation I. Numeric modeling. - Practice 3: Modeling by machining: Cutting tools and tool-machines CNC. - Practice 4: Tool-machines CNC programming.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 45
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 55
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Serope Kalpakjian. Manufacturing Engineering And Technology. Addison-Wesley Pub.
Additional Bibliography
  • Benhabib, Beno. Manufacturing: design, production, automation and integration. Marcel Dekker. 2003.
  • Heinrich Gerling. Alrededor de las Máquinas Herramientas. Reverté.
  • James Bralla. Handbook of product design for manufacturing: A practical guide to low-cost production. Mc Graw-hill Book.
  • Jean-Baptiste Waldner. CIM. Principles of Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. J. Wiley & Sons.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.