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Production Engineering 1

  • Course Code :
    MAN 221
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Area of Study :

By the end of the course the students will be able to:  Get a basic idea of solidification and casting, alloys, structure and properties, casting products and applications,  know about the different casting processes, mould and core-making, sand properties and testing, behaviour of liquid metals, melting and melt treatment,  Make design for a sound casting using basic equations and to specify the required moulding materials,  Deal with casting quality control methods,

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Production Engineering 1

Introduction to machining processes, Cutting elements, Cutting with single edge cutting tools, Cutting tool materials and its characteristics, Cutting velocity and feed, Machining time, Power consumption in cutting, Practical machining operations: turning, shaping, drilling, Cutting with multi-edge, Cutting tools: milling, grinding, lapping, Simple dividing and dividing head, Basic elements of machine tools and specifications, Work fixation, Tool fixation, Process sheet, Machining time allowances, Cost elements, Break-even point.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Get a basic idea of solidification and casting, alloys, structure and properties, casting products and applications.
2- Explain different casting processes, mold and core-making, sand properties and testing, behavior of liquid metals, melting and melt treatment.
3- State the design basics for a sound casting using basic equations, and to specify the required molding materials.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- To be able to design for a sound casting using basic equations.
2- Design weld-joints for safe constructions.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Identify different casting processes, mould and core-making, sand properties and testing, behaviour of liquid metals, melting and melt treatment.
2- Deal with design of casting mold, and cores.
3- Analyse the casting and predict the various casting defects.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Know and make scientific Presentation by the casting project.
2- Write technical reports about the casting processes.
3- Practice working in team in the casting project.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to machining processes 6 4 2
Fundamentals of Machining: Cutting Elements, Cutting With single Edge Cutting Tools, Chip Formation, Mechanics of Cutting and Power Consumption 9 6 3
Cutting-Tool s: Materials and Characteristics and Tool Wear Cutting Fluids 9 6 3
Machining Processes: Turing, Shaping and Hole Making 9 6 3
Machining Processes: Milling, Broaching, Sawing, Filling, and Gear Manufacturing 6 4 2
Machining Time, and Machining Economics Break-even point 6 4 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Problem solving
Experiential learning
Discussion
Collaborative Research

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments, Participation, & Quizzes 20.00
Final Exam 40.00 16
First Midterm Exam 20.00 5
Second Midterm Exam 20.00 5

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Manufacturing Engineering and Technology Serope Kalpakjian Pearson

Recommended books :

-M. Lal – O. P. Khanna, 1979, Text Book of Foundry Technology, -John Campell, Casting, 2nd edition, Butterworth-Heinemann 2003----

Periodicals :

Journal of Metals, ASM, USA

Web Sites :

Websites on casting and websites on casting.

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