Course details


Syllabus of MEL 402 Manufacturing systems

1.Generalized model of a production system.

2.Financial evaluation of new product polices.

3.Profit Volume Charts,

4.Risk analysis,

5.Product mix decisions,

6.Location and layout analysis,

7.Product, process and cellular layouts,

8.Demand forecasting,

9.Aggregate production planning,

10.Materials planning,

11. MRP and inventory management,

12.scheduling in job and flow shops.

Sustainable Design and Manufacturing

General sustainability, sustainability and its importance, environment, ecology and the planet, material life cycle, renewable and non-renewable resources, climate change, sustainability measures such as environmental impact, factors, indicators, and influences; assessment methods, Triple Bottom Line (TBL) approach; Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), method and tools, standards and directives, reporting initiatives; eco-design, eco-design principles, tools and techniques; sustainable manufacturing, processes and techniques, energy usage during manufacturing, sustainable manufacturing techniques. Laboratory experiments: analysis of products, use of sustainability tools, design of sustainable products, energy usage monitoring during machining.

Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing Systems (ME 559)


L1 Introduction to CAD/CAM/CAE/CIM

L2 Introduction to product design; manufacturing and process planning

L3 Tools for CAD, introduction to geometric modeling

L4 Types of mathematical representation of curves, surfaces, and solids

L5 Design simulation, virtual manufacturing

L6 Introduction to CNC machine tools, principle of operation of CNC

L7 Construction features

L9 Manual and automated part programming on Lathe and machining centers using G & M codes

L10 Automatic Tool Changer (ATC)

L11 Group technology

L12 Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS)

L13 Robots

L14 Automated Guided vehicles (AGV)s, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS),

L15 Sensors, microprocessors, controllers, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical automation systems

L16 Coordinate measuring machines (CMM) and 3D scanners

L17 Reverse Engineering

L18 Rapid Prototyping (RP)

L19 Sustainability in design

L20 Sustainability in manufacturing

L21 Introduction to different CAD/CAM/ CAE tools (completed in previous lecture and lab)

L22 Modern cutting tool materials and their applications

L23 Human factors in process automation and CADM

L24 Standards in design and manufacturing

L25 Industry 4.0 and big data in manufacturing

L26 System design and system level thinking (discussion)

L27 Some advanced manufacturing processes, and some case studies (if time permits)

L28 (GATE/ IES questions discussion)