4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2ndsemester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Mechanical elements; shafts, bearings, gears, power screws, belt and chain drives; structures; types of structures; simple stress/strain relationship in shear and direct form; finite element methods; illustration of techniques and their implications; demonstration of plane stress and framework (case study).
ID4812 Industrial Design 2 6 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 13L/26T/52LAB; ECTS credits:6
A continuation of ID4811 consisting of design projects, an introduction to presentation drawing, an introduction to ergonomics. Freehand drawing is continued and history of design is taught in the form of an essay.
IE4214 Industrial Organisation + 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13Lab; ECTS credits:6
Production planning: types of manufacture, resources (4 Ms), bill of materials, routing, layout by templates and string diagrams, quality system; organisational functions; determining functions, grouping, integration, alternative structures; estimating; types of cost, cost elements, use of time data, final cost/selling price, break-even; project planning; Gantt, networks, critical path, uncertain times, resource levelling, time-cost trade-offs, line-of-balance; inventory control; pareto analysis, ABC, EOQ, Little's law, JIT; executing plans; dispatching expediting, push/pull, planned review.
IE4218 Operations Management 2 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13T; ECTS credits:6
Evaluations; value analysis, job evaluation, operator ratings; decision theory; tables and trees, descounted decision trees; decision making under certainty, risk and uncertainty; optimisation; response surface analysis, steepest ascent/descent, Fletcher-Powell plane-cutting, Rosen Brock star-search, golden section, Hooke & Jeeves; case studies; each examined from aspects such as facility location, scheduling, ergonomics, materials handling; each specialist assesses the case from his/her particular viewpoint; students work in groups; on their own under the guidance of different specialists; verbal presentations and written reports.
IE4224 Supply Chain Modelling 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Production Planning: parts explosion, Bill of Materials, aggregation of requirements, effects on vendors. Inventory models: single item static, price breaks, multiple items, N-period dynamic models, Wagner-Whitin, production scheduling. Probabilistic models: continuous review, single period models, multi-period models. Effects of feedback: fluctuating demands/supplies, ramp changes, amplification. Distribution issues: location, what to produce & where, Push vs pull, transport/buffers problems, network flows, rough cut methods, multi-echelon models. Interrelationships: transportation, inventory, customer service.
IE4238 Operations Analysis AM 5 hours per week; 13 weeks/8thsemester; 39L/26T; ECTS credits:6
Linear programming; Introduction to integer programming; application of linear programming; project work.
IE4248 Project Planning and Control Project planning: networks; work breakdown structures (wbs), job ordering procedures, multiple projects, concurrent engineering: milestones, review points and slip charts: project life cycles: from concept through design- validation-production-service; support and disposal: computer programs for project management. [p] Man management: effective communications, cross-functional experience; relationships, organisational make-up, change management. Cost estimation for products; projects: estimating resource, time; cost requirements and constraints: life cycle costs, detailed; parametric cost estimating models, 3-estimate method: opportunity costs of project delays: budget determination, opening; maintaining accounts: basic profit; loss determination.
IE4318 Plant Reliability and Maintenance 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 39L/13T; ECTS credits:6
Fundamentals; concepts and formulae, hazard rate calculations, use of redundancy and considerations of implications on costs of purchase, operation and maintenance, system reliability using block diagram reduction and state transition analysis techniques; reliability estimation; from observed failure characteristics, use of Weibull Hazard Plotting for censored date, Markov analysis including systems subject to repair; systems availability; prediction of repair times; part failure rate analysis; data sources, failure modes, effects and criticality analysis influence of environment and operational modes, identification of areas for effort; load-strength relationships and application of simulation; case study; acceptance testing for reliability, confidence levels; environmental testing; methods and instrumentation, effects of heat, humidity, corrosion, mechanical hazards; packaging.
IE4368 Plant and Process Management 1 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13T;ECTS credits:6
Reliability engineering; fundamentals, implications on costs, operation and maintenance; maintenance planning; determination of repair times, plant availability calculations, replacement decisions; plant location; factors, comparison techniques; plant layout systematic layout planning; plant scheduling; project planning and control; critical path methods; loss prevention.
IE4417 Ergonomics 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/7th Semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Ergonomics approach; muscular stress; energy liberation, circulatory system, physical work ability, muscle contractions; work activity; measuring energy cost, pimental and Pandolf equations, manual materials handling, NIOSH guidelines; information exchange; information theory, information processing, controls and console design; postures; anthropometrics, static work, posture description, posture improvement, cumulative trauma disorders; hand tools; design, problems, vibration white finger; systems environment ; heat accumulation, Givoni and Goldman equations, lighting terms and requirements, noise effects and countermeasures; systems safety.
IE4518 Engineering Psychology 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB;ECTS credits:6
Ability assessment; reliability and validity of tests, situational specificity, information theory, attention and perception; training; learning, educational and training, memory, designing a training programme and developing materials; testing a programme; training methods, assessing trainability, evaluating training programmes; decision making; information processing models of decision-making, feedback, hypothesis testing, diagnosis and forecasting, decision-making aids; human-machine interaction.
IE4712 Operations Integration 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/26LAB;ECTS credits:6
Data capture from metrology equipment and bar code readers; tooling management using database techniques; control of stepping motors and programmable logic controllers; integration with other software applications; on-line capture of timing, inventory, posture or heart rate data.
ME4112 Engineering Mechanics 2* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Application of Newton's laws to particles and rigid bodies in equilibrium (dynamics); kinematics of particles, Cartesian, polar, normal and tangential co-ordinates; kinetics of particles, work, kinetic energy, potential energy, impulse and momentum; kinetics of systems of particles; rigid bodies in plane motion, motion relative to rotating axes, mechanisms; rigid bodies in three-dimensional motion, Euler's equations of motion, gyroscopes.
ME4116 Aircraft Vibrations 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/13T; ECTS credits:6
Oscillatory motion; free vibration of single degree of freedom systems; harmonically excited vibration; transient vibration; transient vibration; systems with two or more degrees of freedom; vibration of continuous systems; sources of aircraft vibrations; flutter and aero elasticity; control of aircraft vibrations.
ME4168 Engineering Science (Ed)* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13T/13LAB;ECTS credits:6
Velocity of mechanisms, balancing of static and dynamic systems; gyroscopic effects; friction drives and braking systems; vibration; constant volume and constant pressure processes; isothermal, adiabatic; heat engine cycles; reciprocating IC engines; engine and vehicle performance criteria; steam plant the enthalpy; entropy chart, boiler and associated plant; applications of fluid dynamics; operation and performance of pumps and turbines.
ME4216 Aircraft Structures 1* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Aircraft structural design/analysis philosophies, construction principles: aircraft loads; theory of elasticity with applications to plane stress problems; airy stress function; non-homogeneous, non-symmetric beams subjected to bending about two axes; torsion of open and closed sections, prandt stress function, membrane analogy, Bredt-Batho theory applied to single and mult-cell sections; shear of thin-walled beams; shear walled cross-sections; idealised stringer-web, mult-cell, thin-buckling; introduction to buckling o f stiffened panels. Prerequisite ME4213 ME4218 Mechanics of Solids 4 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Creep, recovery and stress relaxation of viscoelastic materials, fatigue and impact behaviour of plastics, design methods for plastics; elastic properties of composite materials: unidirectional laminae, laminate theory, short fibre composites, thermal stresses, strength of composites.
ME4226 Mechanics of Solids 2 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Infinitesimal strain at a point in two dimensional stress field and Mohr's strain circle; selection of strain gauges for measurements on metals, thin circular plates, criteria of failure for isotropic homo; materials (rankline, tresca and von-mises), deflection of beams, buckling of struts and plates, thick cylinders, linear elastic fracture mechanics, fatigue.Prerequisite: ME4213 ME4238 Maintenance Technology 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8h semester; 26L/26T ECTS credits:6
Failure in service; influence of design, manufacturing and materials; non-destructive test procedures; analysis and characteristics of defects, validation of results; repair procedures for metallic and composite structures
in aircraft; life of lubricants, hydraulic fluids and bearing materials; actuation systems, pneumatic and electric; test procedures for avionics systems.
ME4312 Fluid Mechanics 1 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Characteristics and Properties of Fluids. Fluid Statics and Manometry. Principles of Continuity, Momentum and Energy conservation applied to fluid dynamics, e.g. Drag of a Two Dimensional Body. Boundary Layer theory with applications to smooth and rough pipes. Effect of pressure gradient on boundary layer. Flow over flat plate and airfoil sections. Drag, lift and dependence on Airfoil Section geometry.
ME4328 Aircraft Maintenance 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26T; ECTS credits:6
Aircraft maintenance; philosophy of maintenance, inspection schedules, regulatory requirements (JAR, FAR), condition monitoring, durability and reliability of materials and components, traceability of materials and components and ageing aircraft programmes. Introduction to the failure effects and reliability of aircraft systems. Aircraft repair and inspection; causes and mechanisms of corrosion, non destructive testing (NDT) techniques and procedures, analysis and design of repair procedures for both metallic and composite structures.
ME4412 Fluid Mechanics 1 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Characteristics and Properties of Fluids. Fluid Static's and Manometry. Principles of Continuity, Momentum and Energy conservation applied to fluid dynamics, e.g. Drag of a Two Dimensional Body. Boundary Layer theory with applications to smooth and rough pipes. Effect of pressure gradient on boundary layer. Flow over flat plate and airfoil sections. Drag, lift and dependence on Airfoil Section geometry.
ME4414 Fluids 1 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/13T; ECTS credits:6
Dimensional analysis and dynamic similarity with applications; inviscid flow theory and applications; vortex motion; analysis and performance evaluation of turbines, fans and pumps; selection of hydraulic machines from specific property requirements; navier-stokes equations with applications, lubrication theory; compressible flow; channel flow. Prerequisite ME4313 ME4424 Aerodynamics 1* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13LAB;ECTS credits:6
Review of governing equations; potential flow, stream function, complex potentials; thin aerofoil theory; boundary layer separation and control; compressible flow, normal and oblique shock waves; introduction to experimental techniques. Prerequisite ME4313 ME4428 Aerodynamics 2 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26Lab; ECTS credits:6
The philosophy of CFD; fundamentals of vector fluid dynamics; fundamentals of viscous fluid deformations; the governing equations of fluid dynamics; basic discretisation and grid generation techniques; the finite volume method; application to convection-diffusion problems; pressure-velocity coupling; implementation of boundary conditions; fundamentals of turbulence modelling.
ME4438 Computational Fluid Dynamics 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26Lab; ECTS credits:6
The philosophy of CFD; fundamentals of vector fluid dynamics: fundamentals of viscous fluid deformation; the governing equations of fluid dynamics; basic discretion and grid generation techniques; the finite volume method; the application to convection-diffusion problems; pressure-velocity coupling; implementation of boundary conditions; fundamentals of turbulence modelling.
ME4516 Thermodynamics 1* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 39L/13LAB;ECTS credits:6
Axial and radial flow turbines and compressors; reciprocating expanders and compressors; vapour power cycles; gas turbine cycles; introduction to combustion theory; performance of internal combustion engines.
Prerequisite ME4313 ME4526 Introduction to Heat Transfer* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/13T; ECTS credits:6
Fourier's law of heat conduction the convection equation thermal resistance’s and their application two-dimensional heat conduction: an analytical example numerical methods in heat conduction time varying heat transfer: the lumped heat capacity method forced convection: standard heat transfer correlations and their application free convection: standard heat transfer correlation’s and their applications thermal radiation: an introduction heat exchange design equations: the log mean temperature difference.
Prerequisite ME4312 ME4536 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer 5 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 65L; ECTS credits:6
vapour power cycles refrigeration and heat pump cycles
Reciprocating expanders and compressors Fouriers law of heat conduction the convection equation thermal resistances's and their application forced convection: standard heat transfer correlations and their application introduction to thermal radiation
ME4616 Finite Element Analysis* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 39L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Introduction; general concepts; truss analysis; two-dimensional field problems; plane stress and plane strain; implementation of the finite element method; mesh design; pre-processing and automatic mesh generation; pre-solution checks; solution methods; ill-conditioning; post-processing and computer graphics; validation of the finite element software; interpolation functions and the convergence of the solution.
ME4662 Computing 2 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/26LAB;ECTS credits:6
Intrinsic functions; Array computations; Data analysis functions, Random numbers, Plotting: X-Y & polar plots, bar graphs, plotting options. Matrix computations; 3-D plots; Numerical Techniques: systems of linear equations, interpolation and curve fitting, polynomial analysis. Graphical User Interface(GUI). Process modelling ; introduction to SIMULINK, and it's application to process systems simulation.
ME4714 Instrumentation and Control 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13LAB;ECTS credits:6
Sensors, transducers and transmitters; instrument specification; standard instrumentation signal levels; signal transmission; dynamic errors; open and closed loop control systems; control systems components; block diagrams and transfer functions standard process inputs; dynamic response of first order systems.
ME4716 Control Engineering 1* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/13T; ECTS credits:6
Introduction to control systems and automation; programmable controller's hardware and software; control program development; sequential control; interfacing external devices; PLC communications; PLC applications; selection ,installation and commissioning of PLC systems; supervisory computer control; sampling and filtering of continuous measurements. Prerequisite ME4714 ME4718 Fluid Process Control 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Advanced control strategies control of multi-input-multi-output (MIMO) processes development of discrete-time models; dynamic response of discrete-time systems; analysis of sampled-data systems; design of digital controllers. Prerequisite: ME4714 ME4726 Flight Mechanics* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 39L/13T; ECTS credits:6
Atmospheric models, standard atmosphere, thrust and drag characteristics; aircraft performance: steady flight, climbing, turning, range and endurance, takeoff and land; energy methods, specific excess power; longitudinal static stability: stick fixed and stick stability margins; longitudinal control, hinge moments, manoeuvre margin; lateral and directional static stability and control; dynamic stability: equations of motion, stability derivatives, stability modes, flying qualities; in-flight assessment of aircraft performance and stability characteristics in an instrumented aircraft. Prerequisite ME4424 ME4814 CAD 1* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Overview of hardware and software fundamentals; introduction to 2D and CAD; introduction to isometric and 3D wire frame drawings; menu and command editing, macro writing in auto lisp / ADS.
ME4818 Mechanical Design + 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Integration of machine elements into design; overview of common engineering materials and their functional properties; review of steels and heat treatment processes relevant to transmission design; practical aspects of stress analysis; review of the history of gear design showing the relationship to fatigue theory; advantages of helical and spiral bevel gears in relation to noise, wear and strength; clutches and brakes - selection considerations; electric motors - types and control options; starters and protection devices; design for fatigue life use of fatigue data, load and environment factors in design and selection; pressure vessel design use of standards.
ME4826 Aircraft Design 4 hours per week, 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/26T; ECTS credits:6
Aircraft design process, phases of design projects. Design aspects of the airworthiness regulations (JAR, FAR), aircraft certification. Aircraft loads limit and ultimate loads, flight envelope, construction of V-n diagram. Structural design and analysis philosophies, material design allowable, reserve factors, construction principles, fail-safe, safe-life philosophies. Wing lift distribution, shear force, bending moment and torsional load distribution. Design of structural components for ultimate failure and fatigue. Fasteners and structural joints. Aircraft design practise, drawings, lofting, standard hardware. Aircraft component manufacture and assembly.
ME4838 Production Design and Development 2*+ 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 13L/39T; ECTS credits:6
Students will be required to work in small groups with a single new product/process as the focus for materials, mechanical and production engineering.
MF4712 Operations Integration* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 13L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
By the end of this module students will be able to write programs to capture, manipulate and present manufacturing and operations engineering data through a high level language such as Visual Basic and to write programs to interface with manufacturing equipment. Prerequisite IE4711 MF4714 Operations Management 1 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 13L/26T; ECTS credits:6
To introduce the subject of operations management, differentiating between operations and processes. To introduce performance optimisation within limited system resources and to prepare students for coop.
MF4716 Operations Management 2* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/26T; ECTS credits:6
To give students an understanding of the use of analytical models in the management of resources and to provide students with skills for the application of linear programming and related models to resource management. Prerequisite MF4714. MF4718 Plant Reliability & Maintenance* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 13L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
To give students an understanding of the principles of reliability evaluation and the influence on maintenance strategies, costs and replacement decisions. Prerequisite MF4727. MF4722 Drawing and CAD* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 13L/39LAB; ECTS credits:6
To develop the students’ communication, visulaisation and draughting capabilities. Acquire a good working knowledge of 2D Autocad and apply this to communicating design solutions and engineering details and to generate solutions to design problems and present design ideas/solutions using appropriate presentation techniques including computer graphics. Prerequisite MF4111. MF4724 Machine Design * 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 39L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
To develop in the students the ability to produce high quality engineering drawings on a CAD system. To apply correct design principles to engineering components and to devlop a knowledge of Jig and Fixture design for Manufacturing Systems. Prerequisite MF4722. MF4726 Discrete Event Simulation* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 13L/39LAB; ECTS credits:6
To give students an understanding of the techniques of simulation and it’s application to systems design and to develop skills to cary out a simulation project. Prerequisite MF4714 MF4728 Occupational Psychology 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26T; ECTS credits:6
To acquaint the student with the wider context in which he or she will be working. They will, for example, need management skills.
MF4734 Measurement & Quality Systems* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
By the end of the module students will be able to appreciate the importance of measurement standards and systems; apply sound principles to a variety of measurement requirements; understand and apply scientific principles to the analysis of manufacturing data and use the results of the analysis to identify areas that need improvement. Prerequisite MF4722. MF4736 Engineering Economy* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
To examine standard approaches to evaluating the relative economic benefit between alternative engineering capital investment proposals. Prerequisite MF4714. MF4738 Production Engineering 2* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
To introduce the student to the analytical aspects of cutting and forming of engineering materials with particular
emphasis on material removal by the cutting process. Prerequisite MF4746.
MF4746 Production Engineering 1* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
To develop expertise in the design of press tools, diecasting and injection mould tooling. Prerequisite MF4724. MF4756 Product Design & Modelling* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 52LAB; ECTS credits:6
Students will understand the primary issues and considerations involved in designing a new product and develop a creative approach to the solution of design problems; will understand the concepts and practices associated with computer modelling and visualisation technology; will model and develop products and components in contemporary computer modelling software; be able to create comprehensive product models and specifications in the context of the total development of a product and to develop cognitive modelling/visualisation, problem solving and decision making skills. Prerequisite MF4722. MF4758 Material Forming 2* 6 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/52LAB; ECTS credits:6
To develop an understanding of the concepts of non linear FEA with particular emphasis on Manufacturing Processes and to apply these concepts to manufacturing case studies. Prerequisite MF4747. MF4766 Automation Engineering 1* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
To introduce the student to sensors and pneumatic applications in automation; to introduce the student to basic process control and to indexing and feeding systems as used in manufacturing. Prerequisite MF4724. MF4768 Ergonomics* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 13L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
To extend earlier work in design and layout of workplaces and to study the topics of person/machine interface design and workplace design from an ergonomics viewpoint. To counter the effects of adverse industrial environments and to reduce error rates and accidents. Prerequisite MA4004. MT4004 Materials Process Engineering/ Polymers* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13T; ECTS credits:6
The general principles of polymer processing; flow in liquids, drag flow and pressure flow, Newtonian and non Newtonian behaviour; flow behaviour of polymer metals; extrusion of polymers; injection moulding; blow moulding; rotational moulding; cellular polymers; reaction injection moulding.
MT4008 Properties of Materials (B) 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Rubber elasticity; impact behaviour and fracture; two phase polymer systems, thermodynamics and miscibility, blends and alloys; polymer stability, combustion, weathering, degradation and protection, physical ageing.
MT4018 Biomaterials 2 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13T; ECTS credits:6
An introduction to natural materials, biomaterials, mechanics of cellular solids, properties of cortical and cancellous bone, tendon and ligament, mechanical behaviour of soft tissues and the J curve. Elasticity of blood vessel walls. Design and selection criteria. Materials for hard tissue replacement Orthopaedic materials, survey of application, alloys, bone cements, bone substitutes, restorative dental materials, amalgams, composite resins, glass ployalkenoate cements, dental porcelains. Materials for soft tissue replacement, survey of applications, haemocomp-atible materials and coatings, vascular grafts, stents and heart valves. Biodegradable materials. Artificial skin opthalmic materials contact lenses and corneal grafts. Prerequisite: MT4017 MT4102 Materials Science 1* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/13T/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Structure of solid materials; crystalline; amorphous materials; microscopy; metallography and ceramography; binary alloys of the common metals: the phase rule; phase diagrams; structure/property relationships in alloys; structure and properties of polymers; effect of temperature on properties. Prerequisite MT4101 MT4104 Physical Metallurgy 2 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 13L/13T; ECTS credits:6
Dislocation theory; strengthening mechanisms in metals and alloys; phase transformation and control of microstructure; Austenite decomposition in steels; tempering of marten site; examples of commercial materials exhibiting; above mechanisms.
MT4108 Properties of Materials A* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Waves in materials, continuous discrete, phonons, Brillouin zones; heat capacity; heat conduction; thermal expansion; thermal stresses, thermal shock; heat transfer; conduction steady state; high temperature convection, radiation, radiation exchange; refectories; types of refectory, methods of manufacture design, modes of application; metals at high temperatures. Prerequisite MT4805 MT4202 Engineering Science/Mechanics of Solids* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/13T/13Lab;ECTS credits:6
Statics; bending; stress/strain relationships; buckling instability; yielding; Von Mises criterion, visco elasticity; stress concentration;
MT4208 Materials Selection & Design* 2 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 13L/13T;ECTS credits:6
Basic principles of materials selection; assessment of design function; selection procedures; selection for mechanical properties.
MT4218 Photonic Materials 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Light and laser light: behaviour and nature of light, principles of lasers.; semiconductors for optoelectronics; LEDs and LDs, fabrication techniques, detectors; integrated optics; wave guide fabrication techniques; devices and device packaging; non-linear optics; modulators and switches; quantum well devices; opto-electronic systems; fibre optic telephone links, fibre optic current sensor, CCD camera, laser scanning camera, compact disc reader.
MT4518 Surface Technology 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26T; ECTS credits:6
To acquaint engineers and technologists with the concepts of corrosive degradation and wear processes and to give methodologies by which these processes can be decelerated by the use of electrochemistry, coatings, heat treatments or mechanical working.
MT4704 Materials Process Engineering (Metals)* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
The science and technology of metallic manufacturing processes; casting technology; forming processes; hot working; joining; welding processes; adhesion; coating techniques.
MT4804 Ceramics and Glass Science 1* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13T/13/LAB; ECTS credits:6
Classification of ceramics; structures of silicates and clay minerals; structure of glasses; green processing and fabrication; firing of traditional ceramics; vitrification and glass formation; binary; and; ternary systems; densification processes; sintering; mechanisms; manufacture and properties of glasses. Prerequisite MT4303
MT4902 Materials Technology 1
4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/26/LAB; ECTS credits:6
Major materials groups, metals: Ferrous metals and the Fe-C diagram. Non-ferrous metals. Polymers: Ceramics: Composites: Corrosion:
MT4904 Materials Technology 3* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4thsemester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
To expand the awareness of the student of the processing of engineering metallic materials. To enable the student to understand the effect of the processing rout on the subsequent material properties. Casting; forming; estrusion, forging, rolling, sheet metal; joining; classification of processes; component quality assessment; non-destructive testing. Prerequisite MT4923 MT4922 Engineering Materials 1* 5 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/13T/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Classification of solid engineering materials; general properties of materials and the influence of bond type and structure; structure/property relationships ; introduction to phase diagrams; fundamentals of deformation in materials; introduction to simple dislocation, theory of plastic deformation.
MT4932 Materials for Design* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/13T/13LAB ECTS credits:6
Structure-property relationships in commercial materials; structural and non-structural materials, influence of micro structure, shape and form; evaluation of materials specifications; standard test methods; effect of environment on material performance; methodology of materials selection. Prerequisite MT410
MT4943 Materials Processing
4 hours per week; 13 weeks/3rd semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Metals: Casting. Forming: extrusion, forging, rolling, sheet metal work. Joining: mechanical, welding, adhesion, brazing. Polymers. Processing Techniques.
PE4112 Production Technology 1 2 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 13L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Safety in the laboratory; fundamentals of measurement and inspection; process capability, quality, accuracy; basic machining, cutting tool geometry and materials; cutting speeds and feed rates; work holding, positive and frictional restraint, degrees of freedom; joining; mechanical, manual metal welding, oxy-acetylene welding, adhesive bonding; joint design; engineering drawing; communication and visualisation; technical sketching, conventional representation; BS308; projection systems; auxiliary views; sections and sectional views, dimensioning; detail and assembly drawings, surface intersections and developments; limits and fits BS4500.
PE4118 Forming & Cutting of Engineering Materials 2* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Fundamentals of elasticity and plasticity, plane strain and stress, idealised stress-strain curves and their empirical equations, yield criteria; of Von Mises and Tresca, work-hardening, instability, necking; plane strain tests, tension and compression and side-pressing tests, workability testing; analysis of metal-working processes, slab analysis in strip and wire drawing; bounding and limit analysis, the slip line field theory applied to plane strain forging between flat overhanging platens, computerised drawing of a s.l.f., the finite element method in metal forming, application of FEM to plasticity; mechanics of forming processes, rolling, drawing, extrusion, bending, punching and blanking; hot and cold working; friction and lubrication n metal-forming. Prerequisite PE4113 PE4216 Machine Tool Design & Control* 2 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 13L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Linear systems analysis; transient and steady state response of mechanical systems; applications of Lap lace Transforms, open and closed loop systems; machine tools, lathes milling and reciprocating machines, presses and special purpose machines; machine tool kinematics, the function and design of shafts, slide-ways and power-screws in the generation of shape; the universal dividing head; variable speed drives, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical drive systems; power train design, gearboxes, flexible drives and clutches; speed and feed control; velocity and acceleration diagrams of sliding pairs and rotating elements; structured design of machine tools, machine component and machine body design for strength and functionality; machine tool vibration.
Prerequisite PE4214 PE4228 Production Equipment Design 2 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
The general principles of presses and press tool design; piercing, blanking and bending process; tool design associated with piercing blanking and bending processes; optimising blank layout; the general principles of the die-casting process; die casting of metals and alloys, die design principles, material selection and component features used in the manufacture of dies; injection mould tool design; design of cavity layout, grating system and runner system in injection moulding; design of ejection system and sliding cores.
PE4318 Automation Technology 3 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 39L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Overview of CIM elements; description of role of CAD, CAPP, group technology, CAM; computer techniques - databases; conceptual schemes, logical storage schemes, application of database technology to manufacturing; knowledge-based systems to manufacturing; computer aided production and inventory control; production planning, master production scheduling, the manufacturing system database, materials requirement planning, capacity planning, role of JIT in production, production activity control; enterprise integration.
PN4112 Process Technology 1* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Safety in the workshop; care and correct use of hand tools and equipment; correct and safe operation of machine tools; milling of metals and hard plastics; drilling and turning of metals, plastics, wood and wood composites; fundamental hand working techniques; basic foreign; design and realisation of decorative and functional artefacts; application of protective finishes.
PN4116 Process Technology 3* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Multistart thread cutting; straddle and gang milling; generation of geometric forms; cutting times and metal removal rates for machining; ISO standards for tooling; Taylor's equation for tool life; optimum speeds and feed rates; manufacture of mechanical systems elements; consideration of the impact of selected processing methods on the work environment. Prerequisite PN4113 PN4216 Engineering/Building Design Graphics* 2 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 13L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Intersection of surfaces (composite) - hinged planes; advanced problems on planes and their applications; skew line analysis - synthesis of geometries; conics - centres of curvature; special curves - their properties and applications; perspective projection; advanced transformation geometry; the geometry of sheet metalwork; gears and gear drives; conventional representations in engineering graphics; link mechanisms and their loci; construction of cam profiles to various specifications; schematic diagrams of electric and electronic systems.
Prerequisite PN4216 PN4218 Engineering Design Graphics 2* 2 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 13L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Problems in advanced perspective projection; shadow in perspective; reflection in perspective; mining and topographic geometry; earthworks geometry - curved gradients; applied area conversions; projective geometry; building design details; surface and boundary definition of composite solids; advanced cognitive modelling strategies; the computer as a graphics learning tool; computer graphics in design representation/communications; visualising three-dimensional compositions; strategies of freehand representation; 3D objects libraries; solid primitives; boundary representation and constructive solid geometry considerations; surface, wire frame and solid modelling techniques; composite solid models; shading - placing lights and camera; extrusions; 3D faces. Prerequisite PN4226 PN4226 Engineering Design Graphics 1 5 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 13L/52LAB; ECTS credits:6
Intersection of surfaces (composite) - hinged planes; advanced problems in planes and their applications; skew line analysis - synthesis of geometries; conics - centres of curvature; special curves - their properties and applications; perspective projection; advanced transformation geometry; the geometry of sheet metalwork; gears and gear drives; conventional representations in engineering graphics; link mechanisms and their loci; construction of cam profiles to various specifications; schematic diagrams of electric and electronic systems.
PN4228 Engineering Design Graphics 2* 2 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 13L/13 LAB; ECTS credits:6
Problems in advanced perspective projection; shadow in perspective; reflection in perspective; mining and topographic geometry; earthworks geometry - curved gradients; applied area conversions; projective geometry; building design details; surface and boundary definition of composite solids; advanced cognitive modelling strategies; the computer as a graphics learning tool; computer graphics in design representation/communications; visualising three-dimensional compositions; strategies of freehand representation; 3D objects libraries; solid primitives; boundary representation and constructive solid geometry considerations; surface, wireframe and solid modelling techniques; composite solid models; shading - placing lights and camera; extrusions; 3D faces. Prerequisite PN4226 PN4318 Machine Control* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
The concept of automatic control; open and closed loop control; the machine control unit for NC and CNC systems; concepts of position and velocity transducers; programming languages for CNC controllers; tool path graphics; information input systems; pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical power systems for machine control.
PT4112 Manufacturing Technology 2* 1 hour per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Precision measurement and inspection; process capability; quality and accuracy; machining; fundamental treatment of the shear plane; work holding; welding techniques; mechanical joining. Prerequisite PT4111 PT4114 Manufacturing Technology 3* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Screw threads, BS3643; machining; screw-cutting; multi-start and left-hand threads and worms; eccentric and taper turning; straddle and gang milling; the dividing head for simple and compound milling; the production of fine machines surfaces by grinding, lapping, honing, super finishing and diamond machining; marking out methods and accuracy. Prerequisite PT4112 PT4118 Manufacturing Technology 6* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Special machining processes; injection mould and pressure die-casting design; design of piercing, blanking, cropping and sawing tools; design of specialist tools/tooling systems for above processes. Prerequisite PT4117 PT4324 Productivity Methods 2* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Non-observational time estimation: predetermined motion time systems (MTM, work-factor); activity/occurrence sampling; work activity analysis, MTM-C, procedural analysis; principles of muscular work; effects on cardiovascular system, lifting and handling work; the working environment. Prerequisite PT4313 PT4424 3D CAD Modelling 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 52 LAB; ECTS credits:6
The engineering design process and the 3D feature based model as a design database; its relevance to concurrent engineering; design visualisation; creating features; surface, solid and parametric modelling and design; design intent; planning parts for design flexibility; relations and equations; parametric dimensions; modelling for manufacture and assembly; design for manufacturing; assembly models and drawings; drawing documents; BOMs design of simple fixtures, creating design tables using Excel for multiple part and assembley configurations, Library features; importing and exporting files; CAD standards for data exchange; STL files and the FDM rapid prototyping system, linking with CAM. The CAD database and other downstream applications; equation solvers, FEA, simulation software. Prerequisite: PT4423 PT4428 Process Design 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26 LAB; ECTS credits:6
Production flow analysis in cellular manufacturing and functional layout. Design of a manufacturing chain using a number of manufacturing cells. Process improvement technique based on process benchmarking and design of experiments using traditional and Taguchi methods. Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (FMEA). Process optimisation using set up time reduction techniques SMED. Product prototyping including hand crafted models and rapid prototyping methods. Prerequisite: PT4427 PT4518 Automation T3* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
The concept of integrated manufacturing systems; CAD as a data generating system; databases; database management systems, storage of data relational and hierarchical data bases; data modelling expert systems MRP, CAPP, (group coding systems), computer aided production and inventory control; integration of functional areas; MAP, TOP, EDI.
Prerequisite PT4517 WT4102 Wood Science 1 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Microscopic and macroscopic structure of wood; chemical composition of wood; wood-moisture relationships; mechanics; physics of wood; conversion of wood; effect of process on structure property relationships.
WT4104 Wood Science 2* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Wood; moisture relationships in wood; modification of wood-moisture relationship; air-drying and natural seasoning; steaming, re-moisture, moisture gradient control; kiln drying, fundamentals of kiln-drying, defects, equilibrium; kilns and instrumentation; specialised seasoning methods; physical properties of wood. Prerequisite WT4102 WT4202 Design Studio* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester 13L/13T/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
The process of problem analysis to function and markets; the principle and elements of design relationships, shape, form, and texture; seminars/projects; exploration of design theory through visits and workshop sessions.
WT4204 Mechanic of Design* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Detailed design of components, carcass and finished assemblies; standards, tests, specification, case studies; ergonomics and manufacturing considerations; analysis and innovative improvement of existing products. Prerequisite PT4111 WT4207 Structural Design 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/7th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Structural analysis and design with emphasis on timber and timber based products; stress grading visual and machine; ties struts, beams, frames and panels; loading; stresses axial, bending and shear; materials; solid, composites, Glulam, plywood; fabrication site and factory; performance and maintenance. Prerequisite: WT4104 WT4214 Design and Technology 6 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/52LAB; ECTS credits:6
The design process; problem definition and analysis; investigation of alternative solutions; the principles and elements of design; systems and task analysis; flow diagrams and process charts; human need; drawing as a resource for design; compilation and presentation of design reports; design and realisation of a solution to a specified problem.
WT4228 Furniture Production 2 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 26L/26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Machining schedules; flow production techniques; plant provision/layout for a variety of product ranges; provision for `solid' and manufacturing board technology; employment of CAD/CAM and CNC machinery; quality standards; safety regulations; testing. Prerequisite: WT4427 WT4304 Machining Technology 2* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Machine optimisation, analysis of factors governing mass production processing; product design, process and assembly interrelationships; introduction to CNC machining; planned maintenance; practical applications. Prerequisite MT4303 WT4402/WT4112 Process Technology 1 (Wood) 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 26LAB; ECTS credits:6
Safety in the workshop; introduction to basic machine processes; joint design; decorative process; selection of tools, processes and fittings to meet specific applications; design and realisation of functional artefacts; wood degrade, preservation and finishing; adhesive bonding; composite board materials; the forest as a resource.
WT4404 Wood Technology 1* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/4th semester; 26L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Evolution of design in wood; materials selection, detailing and finishes to satisfy structural, functional and environmental criteria; applications - primary, secondary and temporary elements of buildings, finishes of interiors; project design and analysis. Prerequisite WT4303 WT4902 Model Making 5 hours per week; 13 weeks/2nd semester; 13L/52LAB; ECTS credits:6
An introduction to machines, equipment and tools for cutting, shaping, joining and finishing; health and safety in the workshop; model making techniques using wood, metals and plaster of Paris; analysis of shapes and graphic presentation; analysis and selection of applied finishes for various applications and effect. Prerequisite ID4811 WT4906 Building Construction 1* 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/6th semester; 39L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Soil mechanics; properties and classification of soils, ground water and its effects, consolidation, compressibility of soils, stress distribution, retaining walls, site investigation, interrelationship of soils and foundations; concrete manufacture, materials and mix design; ground water treatment and ground water control systems. Prerequisite WT4905 WT4908 Building Construction. 3* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 39L; ECTS credits:6
Comparative study of the main structural framing materials and forms; comparative analysis of wall design and construction relative to scale, use and location; building failures; maintenance repair and alteration of buildings; fire: evaluation of buildings - design, construction and performance. Prerequisite WT4906 WT4918 Project Planning and Control * 4 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 39L/13LAB; ECTS credits:6
Site operations; relims; local authority requirements, requisitions, site layout - access, temporary roads, hutments, stationary plant, temporary works; planning programming and progressing; network/programme analysis; surveying and levelling; construction, use and care of dumpy and tilting levels, hand level and abney clinometers - reading of metric staff; introduction to the theodlite and electro-distance measuring; principles of levelling; longitudinal and cross-section, plotting profiles; contours and contouring; gradients; calculations of areas and volumes; practical field work.
WT4928 Building Services 2* 3 hours per week; 13 weeks/8th semester; 39L; ECTS credits:6
Sound; planning in relation to noise; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; space heating; electricity - requirements and distribution for commercial and industrial buildings; communication systems; light; the artificial lighting of interiors and its integration with the interior environment and structure; drainage; the development of above ground drainage/waste systems for high rise buildings; drainage below ground, public sewage treatment and disposal; energy; transportation; the thermal optimisation of the building structure. Prerequisite WT4915