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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions M Manufacturing Engineering ENMF
Manufacturing Engineering ENMF

Instruction offered by members of the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in the Schulich School of Engineering.

Senior Courses
Manufacturing Engineering 417       Manufacturing and Production Processes
The role and characterization of manufacturing technology within the manufacturing enterprise. Overview of deformation processes, joining processes, consolidation processes, material-removal processes, and material alteration processes. Process selection and planning.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 200.
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Manufacturing Engineering 501       Modelling and Simulation of Manufacturing Systems
General modelling of production systems. Spreadsheet modelling for capacity analysis. Fundamentals of discrete-event simulation including: key concepts; simulation world views; the simulation study life cycle. Modelling and programming aspects of discrete-event simulation including: verification and validation; simulation animation; interfacing simulation software with other systems. Statistical aspects of discrete-event simulation including: random number and random variate generation; input process modelling; output analysis; variance reduction techniques. Applications of discrete-event simulation to the design and analysis of manufacturing systems.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 319.
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Manufacturing Engineering 503       Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing
Hardware and software for computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) systems. Geometric modelling, transformation and visualization. Modelling of freeform curves and surfaces. Programming for computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining. Integration of CAD/CAM systems, Applications in motion analysis, structure analysis, optimization, rapid prototyping, reverse engineering and virtual engineering.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Manufacturing Engineering 417 and Mechanical Engineering 337.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Manufacturing Engineering 503 and 401 will not be allowed.
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Manufacturing Engineering 509       Advanced Manufacturing Systems
Manufacturing strategy and competitive manufacturing. Queuing theory and its application to manufacturing systems analysis (including rapid modelling tools). Linear programming and its application to manufacturing systems problems. Scheduling problems in manufacturing. Supply chain modelling and integration. Enterprise resource planning systems.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
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Manufacturing Engineering 514       Integrated Manufacturing Systems
Fundamentals of integrated and competitive manufacturing. Manufacturing and operations strategy. Topics in production and operations management including: production planning and control systems; inventory management systems; process analysis and improvement; quality management systems.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
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Manufacturing Engineering 517       Experimental Design and Analysis
Introduction to statistical Design of Experiments (DOE) techniques for efficient data collection, analysis and interpretation. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), including blocking and nesting, in full and fractional factorial designs to understand sources of variation in performance. Robust design, including classical response surface and Taguchi techniques, to minimize effects of environmental factors on performance variability. Applications to product and process improvement.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 319.
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Manufacturing Engineering 527       Project Engineering
The project lifecycle. Project planning, scheduling, and control. Resource considerations. Cost estimating, planning, and performance. Project risk. Project personnel and organizational structures.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2/2)
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Manufacturing Engineering 529       Introduction to Microelectromechanical Systems
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and devices including microsensors and microactuators. Principles of operation, material properties, fabrication techniques including surface and bulk micro­machining, IC-derived microfabrication techniques, sensing and actuation principles, sensor dynamics issues, circuit and system issues, packaging, calibration and testing. Illustrative examples include (1) micromachined inertial sensors and actuators for manufacturing processes, (2) microactuator arrays for "smart surfaces," (3) biosensors for medical applications, and (4) transducers for aerospace applications.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
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Manufacturing Engineering 533       Computer-Based Control for Industrial Automation
Concepts of digital control. Digital circuits. Logic Controller architecture, programming using digital logic concepts, and interfacing. I/O devices sensors and actuators. Applications to work cells and production lines.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2/2)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Manufacturing Engineering 533 and 515 will not be allowed.
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Graduate Courses
Manufacturing Engineering 605       Planning and Control of Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Advanced techniques for the design, planning, and control of integrated manufacturing systems. Course elements include: a framework for manufacturing planning and control; data flow and structured modelling methodologies; hierarchical models of manufacturing; cellular manufacturing organization; databases and communications; forecasting, demand management, capacity planning and master production scheduling; materials requirements planning, manufacturing resource planning, Just-in-Time manufacture, and Optimized Production Technology; control of independent demand inventory items; production activity control, shop floor control, scheduling, order release and dispatching; simulation in planning and control.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Manufacturing Engineering 607       Total Quality Management
Statistical Process Control (SPC) for discrete and continuous manufacturing processes. Acceptance Sampling. Process capability analysis. Introduction to design of experiments (DOE). Overview of quality economics, quality standards and management philosophy.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Manufacturing Engineering 609       Design and Analysis of Experiments
Statistical Design of Experiments (DOE) techniques for efficient data collection, analysis and interpretation. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), including blocking and nesting, in full and fractional factorial designs. Robust design, including classical response surface and Taguchi techniques. Applications to product and process improvement.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Manufacturing Engineering 618       Manufacturing Optimization
Application of operations research techniques in manufacturing engineering: linear manufacturing optimization problems; transportation, assignment and transshipment problems; dynamic manufacturing programming problems; network problems; manufacturing decision problems.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Manufacturing Engineering 618 and 619.18 will not be allowed.
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Manufacturing Engineering 619       Special Problems in Manufacturing Engineering
Designed to provide graduate students, especially at the PhD level, with the opportunity of pursuing advanced studies in particular areas under the direction of a faculty member. Students would be required to consider problems of an advanced nature.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Manufacturing Engineering 621       Optimization Methods with Robotics Applications
Designed for graduate and senior undergraduate students interested in advanced topics in robotics. Based on the students' research topics, contents may vary. These include: fundamental theory in robotics, mathematical toolbox for optimization, differential kinematics, kinematics and actuation redundancy, optimal control, co-operating manipulators, redundancy in force sensing and sensor fusion.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Manufacturing Engineering 623       CAD/CAM/CAE
Components of CAD/CAM/CAE systems. Geometric modelling. Development of customized CAD systems. Complex shape modelling. Computer-aided process planning. CNC machining. Rapid prototyping. Finite element analysis and motion analysis. Engineering optimization. Virtual design and manufacturing.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Manufacturing Engineering 698       Graduate Project
Individual project in the student's area of specialization under the guidance of the student's supervisor. A written proposal, one or more written progress reports, and a final written report are required. An oral presentation is required upon completion of the course. Open only to students in the MEng (courses only) program.
Course Hours:
6 units; F(0-4)
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