Advanced Manufacturing Processes


The module exposes the learner to modern manufacturing processes and techniques with special emphasis on non-traditional practices. It also has a practical use of CAD/CAM and Mould & Cavity software to generate machine code . It concludes the series modules on Manufacturing Technology.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the basic elements of modern advanced manufacturing techniques and production processes and explain the benefits of innovated technologies, including Internet of Things (IoT), interoperability, information transparency, and decentralized decisions for Industry 4.0 and 5.0.

  2. Summarise the principles of traditional manufacturing processes.

  3. Summarise the principles of non-traditional manufacturing processes.

  4. Use CAM software in the generation of G and M codes for the manufacture of components on CNC machine tools, in line with Sustainable Engineering best practices.

  5. Apply principle(s) of Advanced Manufacturing Processes to an Industrial Application.

% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%