University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vm 583: Manufacturing Processes and Systems

General information

Course description: Modeling and quantitative analysis of manufacturing processes used in industry to manufacture mechanical systems: solidification, machining, deformation, joining, freeform fabrication and micro-fabrication, with the focus on advanced manufacturing processes. Process capabilities and economics; Integration of manufacturing processes; Reconfigurable manufacturing; Lean manufacturing.
Degree program
: Mechanical Engineering
Credit hours: 3 credits
Required/Elective course: Elective
Pre-/Co-requisites: Vm 250 Design and Manufacturing I, or consent of instructor
Terms offered: Summer