MASG2104 - Production Methods


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 4/10
School exam 6/10 4 hours C

Course content

- Casting - Metal Forming - Machining - Cutting, deviding methods - Polymer production - Production of wood products - Powder metallurgy - Joining methods - Special methods - Additive manufacturing - Industrial machines and systems - Recent developement within manufacturing engineering - Mandatory work -Work shop work - Technical visits (Can be cancelled )

Learning outcome

Knowledge - Most common production methods and the products made by these Methods - Some highly specialized production Methods - Economic aspects of choosing production Methods - Environmental aspects of choosing production Methods Skills - Understanding of industrial Production - Usage of industrial machines - Calculate and choose production parameters - Choose of tooling - Choose of optimal production Methods General knowledge - Students should be able to see the choice of production method in a holistic perspective. This means in particular ecological, environmental conditions. - Students should have sufficient knowledge of different production processes to understand how choice of Method affects a product development process.

Learning methods and activities

The course can be given as a guided self-study if less than 6 students are registered.

Lectures (Lectures can be completely or partially replaced by a series of films that cover the content of lectures) - Compulsory assignments- Laboratory work (Excursions) Completion of excursions may fall out some years

Supplementary information:

- Exercises / problem solving

- Self-study / seeking information from alternative sources

The course is adapted for implementation for both campus students and online students. Students are free to choose the form of communication that is best adapted to the individual's needs. The course is lectured with 12 - 14 lectures on campus that are open to everyone. For each individual lecture, there is compulsory work in the form of assignments, laboratory work or both

This is posted online: Streaming of lectures Assignments for each lecture - Minutes from lectures - Movies and other AV material

Mandatory work requirements:

  • Organize in groups (3-5 members)
  • 80% of lab assignments must be approved by the deadline. Performed as teamwork i groups (Points system used)
  • 80% of mandatory submissions must be approved by the deadline. Performed as teamwork i groups (Points system used)

Lab assignments and compulsory assignments can be given as fellow student evaluations

Online students: During the semester, a 4-day meeting is held on campus for online students where they will carry out laboratory work. This is combined with any planned company visit.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory work requirement

Further on evaluation

Postponed written exam in August. Approved compulsory work and laboratory exercises are valid two years back if repeated.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

-Serope Kalpajian / Steven R Schmidt Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Pearson ISBN 978-981-06-9407-7 eller 978-0133128741 ( nyeste versjon) Gomeringer m.fl: Mechanical and metal trades handbook, ISBN 978-3-8085-1915-8 - Additiv tilvirkning kompendium NTNU TE Nicolaisen - Beregning og valg av produksjonsparametere TE Nicolaisen - En innføring i industrielle styringer Kompendium HIG TE Nicolaisen - Nyere utvikling innenfor produksjon og produksjonsprosesser NTNU TE Nicolaisen

Additional literature - Corneliussen, Rolf Garbo: Tilvirkningsteknikk, Fagbokforlaget, ISBN 978-82-767-4559-7 Hartvigsen m fl. Verkstedhåndboka. ISBN, 9788205357075

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TEK2116 7.5 AUTUMN 2021

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Machine Design and Materials Technology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 6/10 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 4/10 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 6/10 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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