TPK4190 - 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.), material properties, surface coatings, manufacturing automation, dimensional measurements, quality engineering, design for manufacturing, production planning and control.

Learning outcome


Theoretical and practical knowledge about basic metalworking processes and processing of polymers and composites. Basic knowledge about machine tools and manufacturing automation. Basic knowledge about dimensional measurements and quality engineering. Knowledge about material flow and information flow in manufacturing.


Be able to estimate forces and energy requirements for different types of manufacturing process. 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. Be able to do basic production planning and 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 lab exercises

Further on evaluation

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.

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Course materials

Mikell P. Groover: "Principles of Modern Manufacturing" / "Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing"

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MAST2008 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D 2024-05-07 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL311 brun sone Sluppenvegen 14 82
SL311 grønn sone Sluppenvegen 14 68
SL310 hvit sone Sluppenvegen 14 15
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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