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Manufacturing Paradigms

Get ahead by exploring the paradigms and ideas that drive the manufacturing industry with this free online course.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free online course helps you to establish yourself in the manufacturing industry. It also suits corporate individuals looking to expand their knowledge and boost their careers. We provide a detailed breakdown of the basic manufacturing processes and philosophies that inform them. Manufacturing is a crucial global industry facing rapid change through new technology and approaches and this course can help you thrive and advance your career.
Manufacturing Paradigms
  • Durata

    3-4 Oras
  • Students

    168
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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This free online course begins by introducing the principles of manufacturing. We explain the primary definitions and goals of manufacturing and identify its various processes with examples. This lets us map each process and link them to the resulting types of product.

We then delve into the ‘manufacturing revolutions’ of the past as we examine some notable inventions from the pre-industrial era and the Industrial Revolution, including the Iron Pillar in Delhi, the Venetian Arsenal and Great Britain’s 32-pounder cannon of 1805. We also take a close look at the distinct eras of manufacturing: mass production, mass customization and mass personalization.

Finally, we study the various ‘laws of manufacturing’, the relevant business models and the applications and impact of ‘technology radar’. The course illustrates how some emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), machine learning and so on are currently utilized to advance the manufacturing industry. Such knowledge enables you to anticipate change and get ahead of the curve.

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