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Production Engineering 1

  • Course Code :
    MAN 221
  • Level :
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Area of Study :

Prepare students to get a basic idea of machining processes, Cutting elements, cutting with single edge cutting tools, Cutting tool materials and its characteristics. Develop the students' knowledge about the different machining operations and different Cutting tools for turning, shaping, drilling, Cutting with multi-edge, milling, grinding operation. Prepare students to calculate Machining time allowances, Machining Cost and Machining elements cost and Determination Break-even point.

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Production Engineering 1

Introduction to machining processes, Cutting elements, Cutting with single edge cutting tools, Cutting tool materials and its characteristics, Cutting velocity and feed, Machining time, Power consumption in cutting, Practical machining operations: turning, shaping, drilling, Cutting with multi-edge, Cutting tools: milling, grinding, lapping, Simple dividing and dividing head, Basic elements of machine tools and specifications, Work fixation, Tool fixation, Process sheet, Machining time allowances, Cost elements, Break-even point.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- identify a basic idea of machining process and fundamental of metal cutting
2- distinguish the differences between all common machining processes (turning, milling, shaping, planning and grinding)
3- Describe the different motions occur while machining in all machining operation
4- Explain the different tool angles for single point cutting tool

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Apply mathematical calculations to define relations control chip geometry in turning and milling operations
2- Calculate the force analysis of metal cutting process in orthogonal cutting condition
3- Determine machining parameters to get the estimate of machining time and tool life
4- Modify machining parameters to find the best cutting speed to reach min machining cost or min machine time

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Classify all cutting forces in orthogonal cutting conditions
2- Perform mathematical calculations to estimate the required power to machining certain material under given cutting conditions in orthogonal cutting
3- Analyse the sources affecting tool life and wear mechanisms

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Communicate effectively.
2- Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources.
3- Acquire entrepreneurial skills.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Cutting Elements, Cutting With single Edge Cutting Tools, Chip Formation, Mechanics of Cutting and Power Consumption 6 4 2
Cutting-Tool s: Materials and Characteristics and Tool Wear 6 4 2
Cutting Fluids 4 2 2
Machining Processes: Turing, Shaping and Hole Making 8 6 2
Introduction to Machining Operations 6 4 2
Machining Processes: Milling, Broaching, Sawing, Filling, and Gear Manufacturing 6 4 2
Fundamentals of Machining: 3 2 1
Machining Time, and Machining Economics Break-even point 6 4 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecture
Problem-based Learning
Experiential learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignment 5.00
Final Exam 40.00
Lab Exper. 5.00
Mid- Exam 1I 20.00
Mid- Exam I 20.00
Oral Exam 5.00
Quizzes 5.00

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Course notes :

Lecture notes on the course moodle page, FUE website.

Recommended books :

Periodicals :

Journal of Metals, ASM, USA

Web Sites :

Websites on machining operation and machining economies

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