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Advanced Diploma in Fundamentals of Manufacturing Processes

Learn about the applications and mechanisms of different manufacturing processes from this free online course.

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This free online diploma course on the Fundamentals of Manufacturing Processes offers a comprehensive guide to the different processes, applications, and terminologies of manufacturing processes. Learn about the effects of manufacturing processes on the mechanical properties of materials, as well as the advantages and limitations of manufacturing processes. So, begin this course today and enhance your knowledge of manufacturing processes.
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    20-30 Hours
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There are multiple types of processes that manufacturers can use to aid in the manufacturing of a product. Advanced Diploma in Fundamentals of Manufacturing Processes is a free online course that will teach you about the importance of new and innovative technologies that increase the productivity of a product. This course illustrates the relevance of manufacturing processes, materials, and procedures in developing a product that provides the desired service or experience.

This course begins by introducing you to the main purpose of manufacturing goods. You will learn about the different processes needed to achieve the desired features of a product. Furthermore, you will learn about the different types of metalworking processes as well as material removal processes. You will also learn about the processes for changing the chemical composition and coating processes.

This free online course will give you an in-depth understanding of the different processes involved in the manufacturing of goods. You will learn the importance of achieving the desired size, shape, and properties of a product. This course will be of great interest to individuals with an interest in the automobile industry and the aviation industry. Start this free course today and improve your knowledge of successful manufacturing processes.

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Introduction to Manufacturing

Manufacturing Processes

Casting Processes - Steps and Terminology

Casting Processes

How to Maintain Castings

Metalworking Processes

Sheet Metal Operations

Advanced Diploma in Fundamentals of Manufacturing Systems - First Assessment

Material Removal Processes - Cutting & Chip Formation

Material Removal Processes - Cutting Fluids & Grinding

The Process of Joining Metals

Fundamentals of Heat Treatment

Improving Surface Properties

Advanced Diploma in Fundamentals of Manufacturing Systems - Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Analyze different factors involved in classifying manufacturing processes
  • Recognize various applications of manufacturing processes
  • Identify the requirements for removing and/or cleaning a casting
  • Discuss the processes of plastic deformation
  • List the common shearing operations in the metalworking processes
  • Outline the mechanisms affecting tool life in the material removal processes
  • Explain the two types of feed motions in the material removal process
  • Discuss the mechanisms of various grinding operations
  • Evaluate the purpose of heat treatment in the joining of metals
  • Discuss the approaches used for surface modification to improve mechanical properties and wear resistance


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