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Introduction to manufacturing processes


Program (detailed contents):

Description of some large production systems.

Critical analysis of a process through a project in group.


Conferences presented by industry representatives will be carried out in parallel with a project centred on a specific production system that the students will have to analyse



At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts):

- the industry requirements

The student will be able to:

- describe a manufacturing system

- work autonomously from specifications

- find and analyse scientific documentation.

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...


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Techniques de l'Ingénieur

KIRK Othmer Encyclopedia of chemical technology, Wiley, Wiley-Interscience 4th ed., 1991-1997, ISBN:?0-471-52669-X

D.F. RUDD, CH.C. WATSON, Strategy of process engineeering, Wiley & Sons, 1968.