TPK4540 - Manufacturing Technology, Specialization Project


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100 1 semesters A

Course content

Additive manufacturing of metals, machine tools, machining operations, vibration analysis and vibration damping in machining, manufacturing metrology and quality engineering, computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM), modelling and simulation of manufacturing systems.

Learning outcome


The student should have theoretical and practical knowledge of selected areas within the areas of engineering design and manufacturing technology for applications in various industries. The student should have knowledge of advanced programming tools and computational methods that can be used to develop modern manufacturing systems.


The student should be able to work structured and individually with complex problems, and apply theoretical knowledge to find solutions to practical problems. One should be able to obtain the necessary information through literature studies and from other sources, and to be able to plan and carry out experiments in the laboratory. One should be able to describe the project and the results in a clear report.

General competences:

The student should have the competence to plan and accomplish larger tasks. One should be able to analyze results, make assessments and draw meaningful conclusions.

Learning methods and activities

Independent project work with guidance and advice. The guidance and advice are in English when students who do not speak Norwegian take the course.

Further on evaluation

Information about writing and submitting your project can be found on NTNU's website under your department. If the project is performed as group work, the students and supervisor shall make an agreement (preferably at start-up) about individual or joint assessment of the final project report. The project has to be submitted in NTNU's examination system Inspera Assessment.

For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TPK4510 15.0 AUTUMN 2014
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100 A 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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