Manufacturing Technology for Bioengineers

Module aims

To provide a basic understanding of the current equipment and processes that exist in manufacturing, and the necessary considerations for their use in the production of machined equipment.

Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes - Knowledge and Understanding

  •    To show competence and confidence in the use and terminology of production tools

Learning Outcomes - Practical Skills

To show competence and confidence in the use and terminology of production tools

  • during practical sessions in the University workshops
  • when discussing technical requirements for coursework and projects 
  • to ensure that you can work safely at all times.

Module syllabus

  • Basic health and safety
  • measurement
  • marking out
  • work holding
  • cutting - bench tools; saws, files
  • cutting - machine tools; drilling, turning, milling, grinding
  • forming processes; forging and extrusion, casting and moulding
  • joining processes; permanent assembly, semi-permanent assembly, temporary assembly

Teaching methods

Workshop
Lectures: 4 hours

Assessments

Coursework:
●  Item 1: Title:Workshop skills Description:Assessed during the activity by the technicians in charge - checking for proficiency and safety