This course introduces the various metal manufacturing processes. The importance of the manufacturing sector to the Ugandan economy is highlighted. Steel being a major material in various metallic products, the course introduces the student to the process of production of steel from iron ore. The various non material removal processes of forming different shapes of metal products, including casting, powder metallurgy, forging, rolling, drawing, extrusion, sheet metal working processes, etc are covered.

Course Objectives

The aims of this course are to:

  • Ensure that students appreciate the role of the manufacturing sector to the economy
  • Guide students through the procedures and requirements of various metal manufacturing processes
  • Guide students on selection of manufacturing processes for various metal product shapes and properties.
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MEC 3103 Production Engineering 1 DOC PDF PS