Course Syllabus for

Production Technology

MMT031F, 7.5 credits

Valid from: Spring 2017
Decided by: Per Kristiansson
Date of establishment: 2016-11-14

General Information

Division: Productions and Materials Engineering
Course type: Course given jointly for second and third cycle
The course is also given at second-cycle level with course code: MMT031
Teaching language: Swedish


The manufacturing industry today is characterized by a demand for rapid technology transformation, at the same time as the manufacturing processes becomes more and more knowledge based. After the course, the student should be able to manage manufacturing work, communicate with machine tool suppliers, material suppliers and tool suppliers at an advanced level, in order to be able to integrate key information and to control technology transformation, primarily directed towards machining operations.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must in group, be able to perform a technology setup for a given part to be machined, regarding choice of tooling from tool suppliers, and design of the process.

Course Contents

The course contains, except from special knowledge, also useful general knowledge about for example tool and workpiece material, measurement techniques and programming. The course contains one experimental exercise per week, where a lot of laboratory work is performed by the students in order to gain valuable practical knowledge. Main course content: Machining principles and equipment with focus on the metal cutting process. Choice of tools, tool material and cutting data for processes like turning, milling, drilling and grinding. Programming of NC machines and machine tool design and control.

Course Literature

Course material compiled by the departmant.

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Lectures, seminars, laboratory exercises, exercises

Examination Details

Examination formats: Written exam, written assignments
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Assumed prior knowledge: MMT012 Production and Manufacturing Methods or MMTA05 Production Systems and FKM015 Materials Engineering, Basic Course.

Course Occasion Information

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