MAST2008 - Manufacturing Technology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

Manufacturing processes (casting, forming, machining, additive manufacturing etc.), programming of CNC machines and industrial robots, dimensional measurements, quality engineering, design for manufacturing, production planning and control.

Learning outcome


Theoretical and practical knowledge about basic metalworking processes. Basic knowledge about machine tools and CNC programming. Knowledge about industrial robots and manufacturing automation. Basic knowledge about dimensional measurements and quality engineering. Knowledge about material flow and information flow in the manufacturing industry.


Have the skills to make CNC programs manually and by computer-aided methods. Be able to plan and carry out simple manufacturing processes based on product drawings. Have the skills to use different types of measurement instruments and be able to conduct basic quality control.

General competence:

Understand the relation between product specifications and manufacturing technology. Have basic knowledge about technological processes in a manufacturing company. Be able to assess the potential for automation in manufacturing companies.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, theoretical assignments, laboratory exercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • Theory exercises and laboratory exercises

Further on evaluation

Approval of a minimum number of exercises and participation in a minimum number of lab exercises is required before the exam. The requirement is specified at the start of the course.

Mandatory work from previous semester can be accepted by the Department by re-take of an examination if there haven't been any significant changes later.

Resit exam may change examination form from written exam to oral exam.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

Restricted access to this course

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TMAS2008 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
TPK4190 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D 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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