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Introduction to Manufacturing Processes


Introduction to Manufacturing Processes
Introduction to Manufacturing Processes

Learn about manufacturing processes.


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Course Description

Manufacturing industries are a vital component of all modern economies and all of them require employees who are skilled - in and knowledgeable about - manufacturing processes.


This Introduction to Manufacturing Processes will give you a detailed understanding of processes such as casting, forming, cutting and joining. It will review aspects of surface and optical materials engineering as well as examine a number of case studies related to these processes.


The course is ideal for employees in manufacturing industries or business, professionals who want to learn more about this type of work, and anyone who might be seeking a job or career in a manufacturing industry.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand the fundamentals of manufacturing and manufacturing processes; - Understand scales of material structure and product shapes; - Understand manufacturing processes such as Casting, Forming, Cutting, and Joining; - Understand aspects of surface engineering and optical materials engineering;


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Manufacturing Processes
Module 2: Manufacturing Processes
Module 3: Manufacturing Process - Casting
Module 4: Manufacturing Process - Forming
Module 5: Manufacturing Process - Cutting
Module 6: Manufacturing Process - Joining
Module 7: Surface Engineering
Module 8: Optical Materials Engineering
Module 9: Manufacturing Processes Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 46 reviews
Course Title: Introduction to Manufacturing Processes
Course #: 436
Course Publisher: OpenLearn
Course Category: 9
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Course Description:

Manufacturing industries are a vital component of all modern economies and all of them require employees who are skilled - in and knowledgeable about - manufacturing processes.


This Introduction to Manufacturing Processes will give you a detailed understanding of processes such as casting, forming, cutting and joining. It will review aspects of surface and optical materials engineering as well as examine a number of case studies related to these processes.


The course is ideal for employees in manufacturing industries or business, professionals who want to learn more about this type of work, and anyone who might be seeking a job or career in a manufacturing industry.

License: This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 19 April 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    TERESA TYREE United States of America I thought this was a very good introduction course. 2015-05-25 19:05:31
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    Lisa Solomon United States of America Good course, lots of info. 2015-04-13 14:04:52
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    Lisa Solomon United States of America Good course, lots of info. 2015-04-13 14:04:52
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    Hector Carrasquillo United States of America I like this course. It gives me the freedom to learn at my own pace. Thank you. 2015-02-16 16:02:48
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    Tarek Safwat Egypt good site 2015-01-20 13:01:19
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    Walter Applewhite United States of America great starting tool 2014-08-17 10:08:25
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    Erika Brown United Kingdom Interesting! 2014-07-08 21:07:21
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    Rosano Gabriel Philippines Informative and it really hep me to understand the manufacturing process..GOOD WORK 2014-04-24 00:04:57
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    Pranjal Saxena India Its very nice & is delivered in a 'easy to understand' way. 2014-04-21 09:04:28
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    Craig Kutzner United States of America Course Module: Module 3: Manufacturing Process - Casting Course Topic: Casting the Food Mixer Gearwheel Comment: This course gives a good overview of processes used and the pros and cons of those processes . 2013-07-12 17:07:24
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