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Manufacturing and Materials

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 6
Module lead
Andrew Hamilton
Academic year

Module overview

This module manufacturing and materials is intended to develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between design, manufacturing processing and materials properties. This module discusses various manufacturing methods including casting, forming, welding, cutting, 3D printing, and composite/polymer manufacturing. For each manufacturing method, the aspects covered include: aesthetics, principles, choices of materials, choice of processes, properties of materials, advantages and disadvantages, process economics. Examples are drawn from manufacturing processes mainly used in aerospace, automotive and marine industries.

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: FEEG2005 or ELEC2231