MG6044 – Manufacturing Processes and Production

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Module code
MG6044
Module title
Manufacturing Processes and Production
Prescription
To enable students to apply engineering knowledge to common manufacturing processes, including quality control, inventory control, and scheduling and queuing.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Select mechanical engineering manufacturing processes for products.
2.Select equipment and tooling to support mechanical engineering manufacturing processes.
3.Articulate the importance of quality control.
4.Apply knowledge of inventory control, scheduling and queuing and simulation of the manufacturing environment.
5.Analyse an existing manufacturing process.
Content
Principles of hazard identification and safety in the workplace.
Metal cutting - machine tools, turning, milling, grinding, EDM.
Casting - basic processes, sand, shell, die, and centrifugal.
Metal working - hot and cold working, rolling, forging, and presswork.
Extrusion - forward, reverse and impact.
Fabrication - welding, cutting, soldering and adhesive joining.
Surface finishing - painting, polishing and plating.
Quality control
Inventory control
Queuing models