Credits: 3

Semesters Offered

Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021

Topics Covered

  • Tensile test; True stress-true strain
  • Strain-rate; stress state; work of deformation
  • Review of material behavior
  • Forging
  • Rolling
  • Extrusion
  • Sheet metal forming
  • Deep drawing
  • Cost of manufacturing
  • Heat treatment
  • Cost analysis lab
  • Metal cutting fundamentals
  • Cutting tools & materials; machinability
  • Machining process & machine tools
  • Machining exercise
  • Solidification of metals
  • Melting & casting processes
  • Design of castings
  • Plastics structure and processing
  • Plastic extrusion; injection molding
  • Composite processing; rapid prototyping
  • Design with plastics
  • Powder metals processing
  • Ceramics processing
  • Fusion welding
  • Other welding processes. welding design
  • Automation of manufacturing


Learning Outcomes

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Additional Course Information


Yeung, Dr. Ho


M.P. Groover, Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing, 6th edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-1119128694.

Class/Laboratory Schedule 

  • Two 75 min lecture sessions per week
Last Updated By 
Dr. Ho Yeung, September 2017