MAST2008 - Manufacturing Engineering


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 4 hours A

Course content

The course teaches about production of finished goods made of metal, plastic and wood.

Processing techniques related to metal, plastic and wood (forming, material removing, shearing, etc.). Assembly and joining metods (welding, bonding, screw connections, snapping, riveting, soldering, etc.). Production methods, plants and systems, computerized production and automated plants, use of industrial robots. Quality technology, measurement methods and measuring equipment. Design for production and quality.

Learning outcome

Learning outcome
Knowledge: The candidate has a basic knowledge of manufacturing and processing techniques, methods and equipment used. The candidate sees the linkages between market, product and production. The candidate should be familiar with the structure and functional principles of an industrial robot.
Skills: The candidate can deal with the consequences of the linkages between market, product and production for selected products. The candidate has the skills to assess the suitability of the various methods of production for a given product, production and vice versa. General competence: The candidate has insight into the technical implications of selected solutions within its field of study and can assess the disadvantages and benefits of manufacturing methods. The candidate can communicate knowledge within its field to various audiences both written and orally, in Norwegian and English

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Tutorial individually and in groups. Exercises: 2/3 of the exercises must be approved to take the exam. The class is divided into teams, each team is responsible for 1 exercise (prepare and peer-guide the exercise and present a proposed solutions and selected aspects to the exercise topic).

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatoriske øvinger
  • Utarbeide og fagfelleveilede 1 øving
  • Presentasjon av utvalgte aspekter til et øvingstema og løsningsforslag til øving

Further on evaluation

Mandatory requirement: The number of exercises is announced at the start of the semester. 2/3 of the exercises must be approved to take the exam. Each student has to prepare and peer-review an exercise in a team (compulsory participation and attendance). Oral presentation of selected aspects related to the topic of the exercise and the proposed solution to the exercise in a team (compulsory participation and attendance). Allowing exam aids: Jarle Johannessen; Tekniske Tabeller, Cappelen. Determined simple calculator: Casio fx-82ES PLUS, Casio fx-82EX, Citizen SR-270X, Citizen SR-270X College, FX9860GII, Casio FXCG20, Texas Instruments 84 Plus.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (BIMASKIN)

Required previous knowledge

Restricted access to this course

Course materials

Kalpakjian and Schmid: "Manufacturing Engineering and Technology", 7th edition, Pearson, 2014

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TMAS2008 7.5 01.09.2019
More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Summer UTS Home examination 100/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination (1) 100/100 A

Release 2021-05-27

Submission 2021-05-27

Release 09:00

Submission 13:00

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.
  • 1) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen. Please note that the exam form has changed as a preventive measure in the ongoing corona situation

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