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Materials and Production Engineering – Course Description

 

 

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090146198

Dissertation

54

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Research procedure in interesting topics both in foundation knowledge and industrial aspects with analytical and research problem solving processes to gain fundamental knowledge and/or to originally improve related processes or with significant development or to be applied expecting significant impact. The dissertation is based on referencing related fundamentals and theories, defining the research purpose, scoping the work, literature review, model development, experimental plan and procedures, analysis of data and results, discussion of the results, drawing conclusions and outlook for further research. The candidate has to pass the qualifying exam, dissertation proposal, progress examination, and finally defense exam. The output of the dissertation must be delivered as research articles in international journals as well as dissertation.

 

 

 

Materials and Production Engineering -- Study Plan

 

·      Year 1 Semester1

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135104

Production Management

3(3-0-6)

090135109

Materials Science for Engineers

3(3-0-6)

090135110

Manufacturing Technology

3(3-0-6)

0901352xx

Elective Course I

3(3-0-6)

0901352xx

Elective Course II

3(3-0-6)

 

Total

15(x-x-x)

 

·      Year 1 Semester 2

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135108

Materials Testing

3(2-2-5)

0901352xx

Elective Course III

3(3-0-6)

0901352xx

Elective Course IV

3(3-0-6)

0901352xx

Elective Course V

3(3-0-6)

0901352xx

Elective Course VI

3(3-0-6)

 

Total

15(x-x-x)

 

·      Year 2 Semester 1

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135199

(Industrial Internship)

4

 

Total

4

 

·      Year 2 Semester 2

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135198

(Master Thesis)

12

 

Total

12

 

Grand total

46(X-X-X)

 

 

Materials and Production Engineering – Course Description

 

 

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135104

Production Management

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Production management. Using operation to complete. Develop process strategy. Analyzing processes. Managing Quality. Total quality control. Planning capacity. Managing process constraints. Designing Lean system. Managing inventories. Designing effective supply chains. Locating Facility. Planning and scheduling operations. Managing demand.

 

 

090135108

Materials Testing

3(2-2-5)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Basic of materials testing, tensile testing, compression testing, long period creep testing, bending testing, torsion testing, hardness testing, Charpy testing, fracture mechanic testing, fatique testing, safety analysis, non-destructive testing, fInite Element Method, statistical process control, polymer identification polymer compounding and polymer processing

 

 

090135109

Materials Science for Engineers

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding, Structures of Metals and Ceramics, Polymer Structures, Imperfections in Solids, Diffusion, Properties of Materials, Deformation and Strengthening Mechanisms, Phase Diagrams, Phase Transformations, Failure, Applications and Processing of Materials

 

 

090135110

Manufacturing Technology

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite : Department Permission

 

 

Mechanical properties of materials, Techniques used to determine those propertiesas well as basic polymer engineering rheological properties The second part will overview a principle of manufacturing technologies, including forming (sheet and bulk) processes, casting process and powder metallurgy process as well as polymer processing   Some specific in forming technologies such as sheet and bulk forming using case studies to the emphasis in the ongoing research in those processes.

 

 

090135198

Master Thesis

12

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Research in topic of mechanical engineering, material engineering, production engineering; Development of Research and Development; Analysis and solving skill in R&D environment; Development of presentation and writing skill.

 

 

090135199

Industrial Internship

4

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Development of engineering skill in real industrial environment, team work, Analysis and solving real industrial problem; Development of presentation and writing skill.

 

 

090135203

Polymer and Composite Engineering

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Processing and engineering properties of polymer materials, the effects of crystalline on the mechanical/thermal properties of polymers; Common measurement, testing and comparison techniques to aid in selection of polymer materials will be discussed; Testing methods include compressive, dynamic mechanic thermo analysis, tensile strength and different morphology testing, the effects of combining certain materials in a composite to improve overall mechanical properties

 

 

090135204

Industrial Logistics

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Logistics management. Role of logistics in industry and organization. Total cost concept. Key logistics activities; customer service, logistics information systems, inventory basic concept, Inventory management, managing materials flow, transportation, warehousing, materials handling and packaging, global logistics, and  Logistics performance.

 

 

090135207

Applications of Manufacturing Technology for Industries

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Advanced calculation techniques such as slip line and upper bound theories in metal forming technology to approximate the suitable process parameters will be covered. Classical plasticity theories will be introduced to analysis the metal forming processes.

 

 

090135208

Corrosion Engineering

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Principle of Corrosion, Forms of Corrosion and Prevention, High Temperature Corrosion, Anodic Protection, Cathodic Protection, Coatings and Inhibitors, Materials Selection and Design

 

 

090135209

Casting Processes and Casting Alloys

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Principle of Solidification, Patterns, Molding and Casting Processes, Foundry Equipment and Processing, Design Considerations, Ferrous Casting Alloys, Nonferrous Casting Alloys, the Ten Casting Rules

 

 

090135210

Fundamentals and Solving Methods in Metal Forming

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Basic of plastomechanics, stress and deformation states, yield law, differential equations for elementary theory, boundary conditions, elementary theory for basic metal forming processes, similarity theorem and modeling techniques, basic of Finile Element Method.

 

 

090135211

Chemical Metallurgy for Ferrous Metal

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Thermodynamics and reaction kinetics of iron and steelmaking. Preparation of raw material: sintering, pelletizing and coke-making. Reduction of iron oxides.  Blast furnace and alternative ironmaking processes.  Basic oxygen steelmaking. Scrap recycling and electric arc furnace steelmaking. Secondary steelmaking. Slag chemistry. Solidification of steel ingots and continuous casting of steel products.

 

 

090135212

Chemical Metallurgy for Non-Ferrous Metals

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Extraction and recycling of non-ferrous metals; e.g. copper, aluminum, zinc, tin, lead, titanium and precious metals. Primary and secondary raw material. Thermodynamics and reaction kinetics. pyrometallurgy: roasting, smelting, converting and refining. Hydrometallurgy: leaching, solution purification and the precipitation of metals and compounds. Electrowinning and electrorefining in aqueous and molten salt media.

 

 

090135213

Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission.

 

 

Fundamentals of heat transfer, mass transfer and fluid flow (momentum transport) in metallurgical and materials processing. Thermal conductivity, Fourier’s law, heat conduction, convection, radiation, system boundaries, one dimensional steady state heat conduction, transient heat conduction, numerical methods for heat conduction, mass diffusion, Fick’s law, viscous behavior of fluids, conservation laws, fluid statics, laminar and turbulent flow.

 

 

090135214

Mechanical Metallurgy

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite : Department permission

 

 

Stress-strain diagram, flow curve and anisotropy, strengthening mechanisms in metals, toughness and fracture behavior, damage and toughness analysis, cyclic load, high temperature materials behavior, cold forming properties

 

 

090135215

Steel  Designs

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite : Department permission

 

 

Fundamental of materials modeling and phase transformation control, production of pipe and tube, boiler tube for power plant, steel for offshore and sub-zero applications, advanced high strength steels, car body steel, rail steel

 

 

090135216

Materials Science of Steel

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite : Department permission

 

 

Technical and economic importance of iron and steel, physical properties of iron and steel, substitutional and interstitial solid solution, selected binary and ternary systems, stainless steel, segregation and inclusions, continuous casting,  precipitation and aging, pearlite formation, bainite formation, martensite formation, heat treatment of steels, adjustment of microstructure.

 

 

090135217

Polymer Processing

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite : Department permission

 

 

Principle and application of polymer processing. Practical detail of conventional process such as extrusion, injection, blow molding, compression, thermo forming, and rotational molding.

 

 

090135218

Composites Processing

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite :  Department permission

 

 

Overview of polymer processing. Polymer blend. Polymer composites. Polymer composites processing. Mixing. Testing. Improvement properties of polymer.

 

 

090135219

Polymer Recycling and Biodegradable Polymer

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite : Department permission

 

 

Principle and application of recycling technology of plastic waste. Design and characterization recyclable polymer product. Method of separation and recycling. Properties of biodegradable polymer. Standard and industrial application of biodegradable polymer.

 

 

090135220

Rubber Technology

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite : Department permission

 

 

Natural rubber and synthetic rubber. Type and application of rubber. Rubber processing. Rubber chemistry and rubber formulation. Rubber compounding. Processing technology of rubber products.

 

 

090135221

Plastic  Designs

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite : Department permission

 

 

A simplified and practical approach in designing with plastic that is fundamentally related to the load, temperature, time, and environment subjected to a product. It will provide the basic behaviors in what to consider when designing plastic products to meet performance and cost requirements. Important aspects are presented such as understanding the advantages of different shapes and how they influence designs. Information is concise, comprehensive, and practical. Examples are provided of designing different plastic products and relating them to critical factors that range from meeting performance requirements in different environments to reducing costs and targeting for zero defects.

 

 

090135222

Machine Tools

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Introduction to various machine tools. Design of machine components. Optimization of machine components. Evaluation of machine tools. Measuring instruments for machine tools evaluation, Automationtechnologyformachinetools.Controlsystems, Numericalcontrol. Communication technology and command control, Integrated manufacturing systems, Machine tool monitoring and diagnosis, Artificial intelligence in machine tool monitoring.

 

 

090135223

Quality Systems Management

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Quality management theory and industrial applications. Statistical quality control. Stabilizing and improving process. Quality cost and Loss function. Quality consciousness and types of control chart. Variable control charts. Attribute control charts. Operating characteristic functions. Process capability and statistical tolerance. Inspection policy. Acceptance sampling plans.

 

 

090135224

Simulation Techniques in Manufacturing Technology

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Fundamentals in Finite Element Method, Concept of stiffness analysis, Stiffness matrix for assembly of springs, Solution procedure, Application to frameworks and several networks; Finite Element Methods to model in metal forming processes, Forging process, Sheet forming process, Blanking process.

 

 

090135225

Materials Selection and Design

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Materials selection, especially together with other components fabricated by other materials. Ashby chart.  Consideration criteria for materials selection: price, strength, density, thermal conductivity, thermal expansion, electrical conductivity, corrosion resistance, galvanic series, ability to recycle, alternative materials, green materials.

 

 

090135226

Materials Characterization

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department permission

 

 

The course is for both metal and polymer materials. Thermal methods, light optical microscope, etching method and reagents, electron microscopy, elemental analysis, atom probe, scanning probe microscopy, microstructure-crystallographic technique, X-ray and neutron spectroscopy, synchrotron technology, techniques for determination of polymer molecular weight, identification of polymer, mechanical analysis technique for polymer.

 

 

090135227

Engineering Economics

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Apply a systematic process to making economic decisions. Financial accounting principles and cost systems, interpretation and use of accounting reports and supplemental information for engineering economic analyses, consideration of cost-volume-profit analyses, use of discounted cash flow techniques, flexible budgeting, transfer pricing, and capital budgeting. Formulate, and analyze cash flow models and conduct engineering alternatives based on use of interest computations, valuations, depreciation, and cost estimates.

 

 

090135228

Strategic Management

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Understand competitive forces and how organizations strive to build sustainable competitive advantages through business- and corporate-level strategies. Develop strategic thinking skills for balancing opportunities and risks of business competition to generate superior value for stakeholders. Perform in-depth analyses of industries and competitors, predicts competitive behavior, and explores how firms develop and sustain competitive advantage over time. Learn strategic considerations and implementations that affect the success of technology-based products in the marketplace through a systematic exposure to key concepts in analysis, formulation and execution of strategic options.

 

 

090135229

Engineering Management Science

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

The course covers fundamental theories, concepts, and practices in optimization, simulation, and decision theory models to support management decision making. Emphasis on modeling and interpreting results for managerial applications of linear and integer programming models, network problems, simulation models, and decision analysis. Use software to accomplish the mathematical manipulations.

 

 

090135230

Seminar

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: None

 

 

Related to a given technical topic out of the program’s research area,. The students have to search for literature and material by their own. In cooperation with the supervisor, the students have to prepare a presentation about a special problem and defend their opinion in a discussion with the other students.

 

 

090135231

Selected Topic in Production Engineering

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Lectures, seminar, and independent investigations or studies in selected areas of manufacturing processes, emphasizing in advanced metal forming technologies and polymer and composites technologies

 

 

090135232

Selected Topic in Materials Engineering

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Lectures, seminar, and independent investigations or studies in selected areas of material engineering, emphasizing in advanced applications and processing of materials

 

 

090135233

Selected Topic in Industrial Management

3(3-0-6)

 

Prerequisite: Department Permission

 

 

Advanced topics in production relevant toIndustrial EngineeringStudy of industrial management concepts concerning these following topics; fundamental of management and business; strategic management; production strategy and competitiveness; product design and process selection; project management; supply chain management; total quality management and statistical quality control; just in time system and lean manufacturing; forecasting, capacity planning and facility location; facility layout and work system design; aggregate planning management, inventory and material requirements planning; production scheduling; engineering economics; financial and accounting for engineers; industrial cost analysis; project feasibility study; engineering decision analysis; engineering management science; discrete simulation.

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Materials and Production Engineering -- Curriculum

 

Required Credits for the Curriculum                                     46                                                                                                                Credits

 

Plan A Type A 2                                                                                       

 

·      Required Course                                                                        28                                                                                                                Credits

 

Core Course                                                                      12                                                                                                                 Credits

 

Industrial Internship                                                          04                                                                                                                 Credits

 

Master Thesis                                                                    12                                                                                                                 Credits

 

·      Elective Course                                                                           18                                                                                                                Credits

 

General Elective Course                                                    18                                                                                                                 Credits

 

Required Course/Core Course

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135104

Production Management

3(3-0-6)

090135108

Materials Testing

3(2-2-5)

090135109

Materials Science for Engineers

3(3-0-6)

090135110

Manufacturing Technology

3(3-0-6)

 

3.1              Industrial Internship

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135199

(Industrial Internship)

4

 

3.2              Master Thesis

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135198

(Master Thesis)

12

 

Elective Course/ General Elective Course

 

Code

Courses

Credits

(Lecture/Practice/Self-study Hours)

090135203

Polymer and Composite Engineering

3(3-0-6)

090135204

Industrial Logistics

3(3-0-6)

090135207

Applications of Manufacturing Technology for Industries

3(3-0-6)

090135208

Corrosion Engineering

3(3-0-6)

090135209

Casting Processes and Casting Alloys

3(3-0-6)

090135210

Fundamentals and Solving Methods in Metal Forming

3(3-0-6)

090135211

Chemical Metallurgy for Ferrous Metal

3(3-0-6)

090135212

Chemical Metallurgy for Non-Ferrous Metals

3(3-0-6)

090135213

Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering

3(3-0-6)

090135214

Mechanical Metallurgy

3(3-0-6)

090135215

Steel Designs

3(3-0-6)

090135216

Materials Science of Steel

3(3-0-6)

090135217

Polymer Processing

3(3-0-6)

  090135218

Composites Processing

3(3-0-6)

090135219

Polymer Recycling and Biodegradable Polymer

3(3-0-6)

090135220

Rubber Technology

3(3-0-6)

  090135221

Plastic Designs

3(3-0-6)

090135222

Machine Tools

3(3-0-6)

090135223

Quality Systems Management

3(3-0-6)

090135224

Simulation Techniques in Manufacturing Technology

3(3-0-6)

  090135225

Materials Selection and Design

3(3-0-6)

090135226

Materials Characterization

                   3(3-0-6)

  090135227

Engineering Economics

3(3-0-6)

  090135228

Strategic Management

3(3-0-6)

  090135229

Engineering Management Science

3(3-0-6)

  090135230

Seminar

3(3-0-6)

  090135231

Selected Topic in Production Engineering

3(3-0-6)

  090135232

Selected Topic in Materials Engineering

3(3-0-6)

  090135233

Selected Topic in Industrial Engineering

3(3-0-6)

 

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