MMM452 Manufacturing Technology IV


Course Structure 2000/2001

The course consists of in-depth consideration of three subject areas in order to understand aspects of materials selection, design, metrology and Surface Engineering:-




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 For this 15 credit course a mixture of assessment methods will be used:

  1. Marked tutorial sheet(s) (10%)
  2. Assignments (30%)
  3. Final exam (60%)



Assignment (Due 15th December 2000; maximum 30 pages, typically 15 pages long)

Based on the experience of the ULSAB consortium describe the steps a small automotive manufacturer would need to take to implement a 20% weight saving in a steel autobody? How would this change if the preferred autobody material was aluminium alloy?

ULSAB web site