Checking date: 12/07/2018

Course: 2019/2020

Production and manufacturing systems
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (256)

Coordinating teacher: MARCO ESTEBAN, MIGUEL

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
It is not neccesary to have passed any subject of the grade.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Have the knowledge of the basis of productions systems and the theoretical basis of the production processes.
Description of contents: programme
Chapter 1: Introduction. ¿ Unit 1: Manufacturing and production systems, general concepts. ¿ Unit 2: Classification of manufacturing processes: casting: solidification, plastic deformation, machining, joining processes. ¿ Unit 3: Organizational Company chart. Associated documents. Chapter 2: manufacturing time and costs. ¿ Unit4: Production time: productive and unproductive time ¿ Unit 5: Direct and indirect production costs. Manufacturing cost estimates. Chapter 3: Measurement systems and quality control of production processes. ¿ Unit 6: measurement technics and systems for quality control ¿ Unit 7: production tolerances. Verification tolerances. ¿ Unit 8: quality control of production processes. Chapter 4: Design for manufacturing. ¿ Unit 9: concurrent engineering. ¿ Unit 10: production processes limitation. Chapter 5: environmental aspects in production processes. ¿ Unit 11: environmental aspects in production processes. Dangereus waste, Minimization of waste. Chapter 6: definition of manufacturing processes. ¿ Unit 12: Aspects to consider for production processes definition: geometry, material, tolerances, production batches. Chapter 7: Automated production systems. ¿ Unit 13: Automated rigid production systems: transfer. ¿ Unit 14: Automated flexible production systems: CNC machines, Robots, flexible cells. ¿ Unit 15: CAD-CAM-CAE systems. Integrated production systems. CIM.
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures with theoretical content primarily. - Practical classes in classroom in small groups, students group exhibitions, practical cases, individual tutorials and personal work about acquisition of knowledge theoretical. - Lab and classes of problems in small groups, individual tutorials and personal work, oriented the acquisition of practical skills related to the program asignature.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • REGH, A.R.. Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. Prentice Hall. 2001
  • SINGH, N.. Systems Approach to Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing. Ed. John Wiley & Sons. 1996
  • Serope Kalpakjian. Manufacturing Engineering And Technology. Addison-Wesley Pub. 2001

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.