MAST2008 - Manufacturing Engineering


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home exam 100/100 4 hours

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. 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

  • Compulsory exercises
  • 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

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 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


Examination arrangement: Home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Home exam (1) 100/100





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.

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