MIT Course 2.810
Manufacturing Processes and Systems
Fall 2014

This page was last updated 08/29/2014.


 

Lectures

 Date

Readings and Handouts

Readings from Kalpakjian and Schmid edition 6 [edition 5]

Labs


1.

Course content and logistics

Syllabus syllabus

Lecture 1: Introduction syllabus

Homework 1

9/3

T. Gutowski,  "Competitive Attributes for Mfg. Processes and Systems"   

D. Hardt, "Manufacturing Processes and Process Control"

"Geometric Tolerancing"

Kalpakjian skim pp 1-35, Skim Ch 1-9 (pp 1-35, Skim Ch 1-9)

None

2.

Lecture 2: How is this part made?

9/8

Safety/Orientation,
Start the flashlight project

3.

Lecture 3: Intro to processes

9/10

Kalpakjian Figs 23.13, 23.14, 35.19, 35.20 (Figs 22.14, 22.15, 35.22, 35.23),
Sec 40.7, 40.8, 40.9 (40.5, 40.6, 40.7)


4.

Lecture 4: Process performance

9/15

Flashlight Project

5.

Lecture 5: Machining

9/17

Kalpakjian  pp 556-581, 21.1-21.6, skim 581-583 [416-464 8.1-8.5]


6.

Lecture 6: Machining 

9/22

G. Boothroyd et al., “Design Rules for Machining” (handout) syllabus

K.C. Polgar et al., "Time Estimation Booklet for Basic Machining Operations" (handout) syllabus

Dahmus et al, "An Environmental Analysis of Machining" syllabus

Kalpakjian Ch 21-27, 36.7, 36.8, Skim 36, 38, 39 (Ch 20-26, 36.7, 36.8, Skim Ch 36, 38, 39)

Flashlight Project
7.

Lecture 7: Injection Molding 

9/24

Lienard, "A Heat Transfer Textbook" 3rd Edition

Tadmore et al, "Molding and Casting" (handout)

Boothroyd et al, "Design for Injection Molding" (handout) syllabus

Thiriez et al, "An Environmental Analysis of Injection Molding" syllabus

"Injection Molding Case Study" syllabus

Kalpakjian: Chapter 19 (Chapter 18)


8.

Lecture 8: Thermoforming

9/29

Kalpakjian: Sec 19.6 (Sec 18.6) “Trimming”
Watch:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U60mdDW5Ulc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=fvwp&v=NPLWxxyIJcE&NR=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=yhajk_IDTUo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FyYF4NxQoI (1st minute)
Flashlight Project

9.

Lecture 9: Sheet Forming

10/1

Boothroyd et al, "Design for Sheet Metal Working" (handout) syllabus

Reif, "Steps to Building a Sheet Metal Chassis for your 2.810 Car Using SolidWorks" syllabus


10.

Lecture 10: Casting

10/6

Boothroyd et al, "Design for Die Casting" (handout) syllabus

Flemings, "Solidification Process"

Dalquist et al, "Life Cycle Analysis of Conventional Manufacturing Techniques: Sand Casting" syllabus

Kalpakjian Ch 10-12, Skim Sec 30.9, 30.10, Skim Ch 32 (Ch 10-12, Skim Ch 29, 30)

Note on Chvorinov's Rule syllabus

Flashlight Project

11.

Lecture 11: Car/Quiz Review

10/8



--

No Class - Columbus Day

10/13

Friday Lab Only

12.

Quiz 1

10/15


13.

Lecture 12: Intro. to manufacturing systems

10/20

D. Hounshell, From the American System to Mass Production: Introduction (handout), Chapter 6 (handout), Chapter 7 (handout)

The Monument of Monuments, Womack and Jones, 1996 syllabus

Project Work

14.

Lecture 13: Mechanical Assembly by Dan Whitney

10/22

Boothroyd et al,"Product Design for Manual Assembly" (handout)

"A Machine-paced Line Flow Process" syllabus

Kalpakjian Sec 37.10 (Sec 38.10)


15.

Lecture 14: Manufacturing Time and Rate

10/27

Notes on Manufacturing Systems syllabus

Kleinrock handout

Chapter 5 "Random Variables" by Lipschutzsyllabus

Project work

16.

Lecture 15: Process Control (Hardt)

10/29

"Control Charts" by Hogg and Ledolter syllabus

Standard tables for estimating the necessary factors for plotting control charts can be found here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/0471790281.app6/pdf


17.

Lecture 16: Toyota Production System

11/03

The Design of the Factory with a Future, J. T. Black -- chapters 2 and 4

The Machine That Changed The World, Womack, Jones and Roos -- chapters 3 and 4

Is There A Best Way To Build A Car, Maccoby

Project work

18.

Lecture 17: Supply Chains (Graves)

11/05 



--No Class - Veterans Day 11/10 Project work
19.Progress Reports 11/12

20.Lecture 18: Systems Summary 11/17Project work

21.

Quiz 2

11/19


22.

Lecture 19: Sustainable Manufacturing

11/24 


Project work
--No Class - Work on Projects 11/26

23.

Lecture 20: Additive Manufacturing (John Hart) 12/01 Project work
--No Class - Prepare for the Contest 12/03

--Contest12/08
--Clean-up and Evaluation 12/10

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