Bachelor Of Engineering Honours Degree In Industrial And Manufacturing Engineering Programme

Bachelor Of Engineering Honours Degree In Industrial And Manufacturing Engineering Programme

NUST code:

TIE

DURATION:

5 Years

TYPE OF DEGREE:

HONOURS

CREDIT LOAD:

 

LEVEL 
 

 

ACCREDITATION ORGANISATION(S):

Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE)

LEARNING MODES

CONVENTIONAL (Offered in Bulawayo Only)
 

 

NORMAL ENTRY
Think in other terms
At least three `A' level passes in Pure/Additional/Mechanical Mathematics and Physics plus Chemistry/Computer Science/Engineering Drawing, Design Technology, with ‘O’ level pass in Chemistry.
SPECIAL ENTRY
a) ND in Mechanical, Production, Plant Engineering, Draughting & Design and Refrigeration plus 2 years post ND working experience
Or
b) HND in Mechanical, Production, Plant Engineering, Draughting & Design and Refrigeration plus 1 year post HND working experience.
MATURE ENTRY
Candidates should be at least 25 years of age with relevant work experience or other attainments.
The programmes constitute five academic years on full-time basis, each academic year representing a part of the degree Programme. Part IV shall be spent on industrial training attachment with an appropriate organisation.
A student may be exempted, with the approval of the Senate, from a part or parts of the Programme if his/her qualifications are found adequate by the individual Departments and the Faculty.

The assessment of a course may contain contributions due to formal examinations, continuous assessment and coursework. Unless otherwise specified, the formal examination will contribute 75% and continuous assessment/coursework will contribute 25% for the final marks. Where appropriate, continuous assessment/coursework may contribute either (a) 50% or (b) 100% of the final mark. With the approval of the Faculty Board, students may be required to pass separately the coursework and examination components. Before the commencement of each academic year, Departments will submit to the Faculty Board for approval lists of courses to be examined under either option (a) or option (b).

PART I

SEMESTER I

TEE 1103 Electrical Engineering - Basic Circuit Analysis

SCS 1101 Introduction to Computer Science

SMA 1116 Engineering Mathematics 1A

TIE 1101 Engineering Drawing I

TIE 1102 Engineering Communication Skills 

TIE 1103 Workshop Technology I

TIE 1104 Ergonomics & Industrial Safety I 

TIE 1105 Introduction to Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

 

SEMESTER II

CTL 1101 Leadership and Conflict Transformation

TEE 1203 Electronic Engineering - Electronic Circuits & Devices

SCS 1206 Visual Programming Concepts and Development 

SMA 1216 Engineering Mathematics 1B

TIE 1201 Engineering Drawing II

TIE 1203 Workshop Technology II

TIE 1204 Ergonomics and Industrial Safety II

TIE 1206 Applied Mechanics

 

PART II

SEMESTER I

SMA 2116 Engineering Mathematics II

TEE 2114 Electrical & Electronic Technology I

TIE 2101 Thermodynamics

TIE 2103 Solid Mechanics I

TIE 2104 Materials Technology I

TIE 2106 Dynamics I

TIE 2109 Computer Applications

TIE 2107 Engineering Design Principles

 

SEMESTER II

SMA 2217 Engineering Mathematics III

TEE 2295 Electrical & Electronic Technology II

TIE 2202 Fluid Mechanics

TIE 2203 Solid Mechanics II

TIE 2204 Materials Technology II

TIE 2206 Dynamics II

TIE 2208 Engineering Design Applications

TIE 2211 Quality & Reliability Engineering

 

PART III

SEMESTER I

TIE 3108 Introduction to Thermal Systems

TIE 3110 Maintenance Engineering

TIE 3112 Manufacturing Systems I

TIE 3113 Manufacturing Processes I

TIE 3114 Industrial Instrumentation and Control I

TIE 3115 Industrial Management I

TIE 3117 Business Studies I

TIE 3119 Concurrent Engineering I

 

SEMESTER II

TIE 3212 Manufacturing Systems II

TIE 3214 Industrial Instrumentation and Control II

TIE 3215 Industrial Management II

TIE 3217 Business Studies II

TIE 3219 Concurrent Engineering II

TIE 3220 Manufacturing Engineering Design

TIE 3213 Manufacturing Processes II

 

PART IV

TIE 4000 Industrial Attachment

 

PART V

SEMESTER I

TIE 5101 Manufacturing Systems III

TIE 5102 Production Planning and Control

TIE 5103 Manufacturing Processes III

TIE 5105 Business Studies III

TIE 5111 CAD/CAM I

TIE 5009 Project

 

SEMESTER II

TIE 5009 Project

TIE 5205 Business Studies IV

TIE 5208 Operations Research

TIE 5211 CAD/CAM II

TIE 5214 Environmental Conscious Manufacturing

 

Plus a choice of any ONE  of the following ELECTIVE COURSES:

TIE 5215 Manufacturing Systems Engineering

TIE 5216 Advanced Manufacturing Technology

TIE 5217 Manufacturing Strategy

 

PART  I

TEE  1103     ELECTRICAL  ENGINEERING CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

See Electronic Engineering Department

TIE     1101    ENGINEERING  DRAWING I

Introduction; Plane   geometry;   Space   geometry;   First   and   third   angle   projection; Dimensioning; Pictorial views; Freehand sketching. Drawing of common objects; Sectioning; Intersections; Developments; Conventions; Assembly drawings; Exercises.

TIE     1102    ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Introduction to Engineering Communication; Communication in the Work place; Methods of communication; Technical Methods of communication; Business communication at the workplace: Memoranda, Letters, Reports, Curricula vitae, Job Application Letter, Resume, Resignation Letter, Termination Letter; Tables and graphs; Interview techniques; Running a meeting; Technical articles ( Writing technical and conference papers); Presentations; Summaries and abstracts; Referencing; Lab Logs; Oral Presentation

TIE     1103    WORKSHOP TECHNOLOGY  I

Introduction to Workshop Technology; Industrial safety and behaviour, types of production workshops and layout. Measuring and Gauging: Purpose and language of measurement and gauging. Interchangeability and precision; units of measurement, line and end measurement. Precision measuring instruments and gauges; micrometers, vernier calipers, slip gauges, depth and height gauges, telescopic gauges, vernier height gauges, Go, No GO, dial test indicators, calipers, etc. Machine Shop Practice: marking out; marking out tools – marking out table/surface plate, Angle plate, Vee bocks, dividers, scribing blocks, spirit levels etc. Material removal processes: turning and threading, milling and drilling. Machine tools, centre lathe, milling machines, drilling machines and power saws, (Equipment operation and maintenance).

TIE     1104   ERGONOMICS  &  INDUSTRIAL SAFETY  I

Recognition of the environmental factors and hazards: Solvents: Effects, Healthy and Safety procedures, critical exposure factors, evaluation of exposure, Industrial Noise and Vibration, Ionising and Non-ionising radiation,  Temperature  extremes,  Ergonomics  guidelines  for working posture; Biomechanics.  Anthropometrics, sources of anthropometrical data. Assessment of human static strength. Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying. Work phase design. Standing versus sitting. Human factors/behaviour. displays. Control. Mental overload. Ergonomic checklist. Fundamental concepts of industrial safety: Definitions: The safety professional and the industrial hygienist. Government regulations: Factories and Works Act, National Social Security Authority (Accident Prevention and Worker's Compensation Scheme). Environmental factors or stresses: Chemical, Physical and ergonomic stresses; biological agencies; mode of entry of harmful agents - inhalation, skin absorption   and   ingestion.   Occupational   diseases: Anatomy, physiology, hazards and pathology of the common target organs: lungs, skin, ear, eyes.

TIE 1105 INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

Definition of Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering and difference and definitions of the other engineering disciplines (mechanical, automotive, production, electrical, electronics, chemical, civil and water, textile etc). Career paths in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering profession and professional practice. Work study principles are application as data gathering to be used in the different courses in the profession. Industrial visits and Seminars with former students as guests.

CTL 1101 LEADERSHIP AND CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION

Understanding Conflict: The evolution of Conflict Management and Peace studies field; Defining Conflict; Typologies of conflict, Levels and stages of conflict; Theories of conflict. Conflict Analysis and Tools: Conflict Mapping; ABC Triangle; Conflict Tree; Conflict Onion; Force- field analysis; SPITCEROW ; Economic Roots of Conflict: Resource Based Conflicts; Greed vs Grievance Theory; Resource Abundance and Resource Scarcity Theories; Globalisation and Conflict  Leadership and Conflict Handling Mechanisms: Multi-Track Diplomacy (Track 1 &2); Litigation; Arbitration

TIE     1201   ENGINEERING  DRAWING II - COMPUTER  GRAPHICS

Definition Applications of AutoCAD. Introduction to Menu options on the Opening screen. Settings, Limits and Control of AutoCAD programme. Use of basic operating commands SNAP, GRID, ORTHO, ENTER, ESCAPE, UNDO, SAVE, SAVE AS. Coordinates and coordinate systems: Cartesian, Relative, Polar. AutoCAD function key commands. Toolbars: DRAW. MODIFY, SOLIDS, SUFACES. Control Boxes in AutoCAD: Colors CB, Line type CB, Line weight CB, Dimensions CB, Layers CB. Practical lab exercises and assignments in 2D and 3D such as drawing and dimensioning of various Machine Parts, Architectural Plans, Electronic Circuit Diagrams, Process Flow Charts, Block Diagrams

TEE  1203     ELECTRONIC  ENGINEERING CIRCUITS  &  DEVICES

See Electronic Engineering Department

TIE     1203    WORKSHOP TECHNOLOGY II

Workshop Safety in welding processes. Use of hand tools: Bench working, hand sawing, cutting and filing. Material forming processes: forging, casting and powder metallurgy.  Material joining processes: Fusion welding, high energy beam welding, friction welding, soldering, brazing, riveting, bolting and adhesive bonding.  Automotive: The engine, engine lubrication, fuel system, cooling system, transmission system, chassis frame, ignition system.

TIE     1204   ERGONOMICS  AND  INDUSTRIAL  SAFETY  II

Recognition of the environmental factors and hazards: Solvents: Effects, Healthy and Safety procedures, critical exposure factors, evaluation of exposure, Industrial Noise and Vibration, Ionising and Non-ionising radiation, Temperature extremes, ergonomics, Biological hazards, Industrial toxicology,  Illumination. Evaluation of the environmental factors and hazards: Critical   exposure   factors,   measuring   instruments   and   sampling   the   environment. Occupational Safety and Health Standards. Basic hazard-recognition procedures, calculations and interpretation of results. Control of the environmental factors and hazards: Methods of Controls;  Engineering  control,  general  control  methods,  training  education,  Industrial Ventilation, Personnel protective equipment, Respiratory protective equipment, Inspections and administrative control. Occupational health and safety programmes: Governmental Regulations: Factories and Works Act - Chapter 283, 1982; RG Authority (Accident Prevention and Workers Compensation Scheme), Hazardous Substances and Articles Act and Regulations; Shop Licences Act. The Safety Professional: Definitions. Accident prevention activities.  Codes  and  standards.  Plans  and  specifications.  Machine  design.  Records. Education and Training. Total loss and damage control. system safety. Industrial Hygiene Programme. Seminars and visits to industry.

TIE     1206   APPLIED  MECHANICS

Forces: vectors, equilibrium, free-body diagrams, couples, links. Frameworks: method of sections, method of joints, support reactions and types. Beams: cantilever beams, simple beam, beam with overhang, types of loads, point or concentrated loads, distributed loads, uniform and non uniform, couples, shear forces (SF), bending moments (BM). Kinematics: uniformly and non-uniformly accelerated motion, kinematic relations for velocity, displacement, time and acceleration, velocity and acceleration diagrams. Kinetics: Newton's 2nd law, force, mass, acceleration, impulse and momentum, work and energy.

PART II

SMA 2116 - ENGINEERING  MATHEMATICS  II

Multiple Integrals: Iterated integrals, change of order. Change of variable. Polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates. Applications in three dimensions. Vector Calculus: scalar and vector  fields.  Directional  derivatives.  Gradient,  divergence  and  curl.  Line  and  surface integrals. Theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes. Fourier Analysis: Fourier series and transforms.

TEE 2114 - ELECTRICAL AND  ELECTRONIC  TECHNOLOGY I

Introduction to electromechanical devices with related electronic measurement and control instrumentation for industrial engineers. Electro-mechanics topics in the first course include conversion phenomena, magnetic fields and circuits, transformer performance, principles of electro-mechanics and digital signal conditioning, and process control transducers.

Credits: 3. Lecture sessions: 48. Pre-requisite: TEE 1103

TIE 2101 - THERMODYNAMICS

Basic concepts and principles. Principles of fluids (substances); work and heat systems, closed   and   opened.   The   First   Law   of   Thermodynamics.   The   Second   Law   of  Thermodynamics. Entropy, Reversible work, irreversibility. Cycles of internal combustion engines and steam engines, efficiencies. Power and refrigeration vapour and gas cycles. Heat Transfer.

TIE 2103 – SOLID MECHANICS I

Basic concepts,  States of loading,  Elements of Linear Elasticity, Plane elasticity problem, Applications, Visco-elasticity, Plasticity, Force and deflections, Large Deformation, Constitutive relations, Rigid and deformable solids, Internal forces in bodies, Statically determinacy, Axially loaded members, Shear and bending moment diagrams, Concepts of stress and strain, constitutive relations, Energy methods, Torsion, Columns, Bending and shearing stresses in beams of symmetrical cross-section, Second Moment of Area, Elastic Flexural Formula, Deflection of beams by integration, Torsion of shafts, Power Transmission in Shafts, Stress in cylindrical and spherical shells, Transformation of plane stress and strain, Bending deflection of simple beams by direct integration methods, Energy concepts, Material Property Relationships, Failure Theories, Shaft Design, Slope and Displacement in Transversely loaded Beams, Design of Columns with Concentric and Eccentric Loads, Springs, Torque.

Prerequisites: TIE 1206, SMA 1116

TIE 2104 - MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY  I

Introduction - Why study materials technology? Classification and application of engineering materials. Atomic structure and interatomic bonding in solids. The structure of crystalline solids metallic crystal structures, density computations, polymorphism and allotropy, crystal systems, crystallography. Imperfections in solids – vacancies, interstitials, substitutions, line defects, interfacial defects, bulk or volume defects, atomic vibrations. Diffusion – diffusion mechanisms, steady-state diffusion, non-steady-state diffusion, factors that influence diffusion; Mechanical properties of metals - concepts of stress and strain, elastic and plastic deformation, stress-strain behavior, anelasticity, elastic properties of materials, tensile properties, true stress and strain, compressive, shear, and torsional deformation, destructive methods of testing for mechanical properties, non-destructive testing techniques of material properties, variability of material properties. Strengthening mechanisms in metals - strengthening by grain size reduction, solid-solution strengthening, strain hardening; recovery, recrystallization, grain growth. Failure - ductile fracture, brittle fracture, principles of fracture mechanics, fatigue, cyclic stresses, creep, generalized creep behavior..

TIE 2106 - DYNAMICS I

Dynamics  of  particles.  Introduction.  Force,  Mass  and  Acceleration.  Work  and  Energy. Impulse of energy and momentum, special applications; Dynamics of systems of particles. Introduction. Work and energy. Impulse and momentum. Conservation of energy and momentum.  Introduction  to  three-dimensional  dynamics  of  rigid  bodies.  Introduction. Angular momentum. Kinetic energy. Momentum and energy equations of motion. Parallel - plane motion. Gyroscopic motion. Mass moments of inertia; mass moments of inertia about an axis; products of inertia. Prerequisites: TIE 1206 -  Applied Mechanics.

TIE     2107   ENGINEERING DESIGN PRINCIPLES

Introduction to engineering design; Phases of the engineering design process. Factors of safety; Fits and tolerances. Design of shafts - shafts subjected to pure twisting or pure bending, shafts subjected to combined and fluctuating loads, design of shaft keys and couplings, types of shaft couplings. Design of power Screws - types of screw threads, Torque required to raise or lower a load, Efficiency of power screws, concept of self-locking. Design of gear drives – classification of gears, gear terminology, gear teeth forms, interference in involute gears, gear materials; spur gears – design for strength, static and dynamic tooth loads, wear loads, design procedure for spur gears; helical gears – types of helical gears, terminology, proportions for helical gears, strength of helical gears, design procedure for helical gears; bevel gears - classification of bevel gears, bevel gear terminology, proportions for bevel gears, forces acting on bevel gears, design procedure for bevel gears; worm gears, worm gear terminology, proportions for worms, efficiency of worm gearing, strength of worm gear teeth, wear tooth load for worm gears, thermal rating of worm gearing, forces acting on worm gears, design procedure for worm gearing; gear trains – simple gear trains, compound gear trains, epicyclic gear trains.

TIE     2109 -COMPUTER  APPLICATIONS

Electronic spreadsheets (MS Excel for Windows): mathematical calculations, VBA programming, graphical analysis, perform queries (using SQL), multi-linked spreadsheets. Database management systems (DBMS): create, maintain, and print reports from a database, customising the user interface by creating and maintaining forms and reports, query tables using basic query operations such as “and”, “or”, “not”. Engineering information modeling that is compliant to STEP/ STEP-NC standards using the following modelling languages; ER/EER, IDEF1X, UML, EXPRESS/ EXPRESS-G, XML. Software development methodologies: design of customised packages targeted at solving various engineering problems i.e. CNC machining, management information systems, production planning and control, computer-integrated-manufacturing (CIM) systems, and intelligent systems. Computer applications in- CAD/CAM/CAE/CAPP/CIM, PDM/PLM, Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS), & Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems (RMS).Introduction to C++ programming: Basic structure of C++ program, arithmetic expressions in C++, Array programming in C++.

TIE     2202 - FLUID MECHANICS

Introduction to the concepts and applications of fluid mechanics. Hydrostatics (fluids at rest); Fluid motion (fluid dynamics), Types of fluid flow (Lamina and Turbulent flow); steady flow, unsteady flow, uniform flow, non-uniform flow and hybrid flow types. Bernoulli's Equation and its application; Steady Flow energy equation; Pipeline flow; Orifice flow; Fluid measurement; Momentum; Dimensional Analysis and Similarity. Boundary Layer Theory; Turbo-machinery (pumps, compressors, wind turbines etc.) classification and design and sizing procedures.

SMA  2217 - ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS III

Laplace Transforms: Definitions. Basic ideas. Applications to ordinary differential equations. Probability exploration. Summary statistics, graphical presentation of data. Point estimation\test of hypothesis. Interval Estimation. Analysis of Variance. Regression analysis - simple, multiple, polynomial regression. Statistical computing using MINITAB and an editor. Applications to engineering problems.

TEE 2295 -    ELECTRICAL AND  ELECTRONIC  TECHNOLOGY  II

Continuation of TEE 2114. Electromechanics topics: Alternating current machines, automatic control analogue controllers, digital control principles, control loop characteristics. Credits: 3. Lecture sessions: 48. Pre-requisite TEE 2114.

TIE 2211 - QUALITY AND  RELIABILITY  ENGINEERING

Quality and reliability in engineering. Statistical analysis for quality and reliability engineering; Standardised quality management systems: Statistical process control methods, Six Sigma and ISO 9000 series. Quality management and quality assurance programmes. Quality measurement techniques. Process capability, reliability, reliability programmes and reliability engineering.

TIE 2206 - DYMANICS II

Vibrations and time response of single-degree-of-freedom systems. Introduction. Free vibrations of particles: undammed free vibrations, damped free vibrations. Forced vibrations or particles. Undammed forced vibrations. Damped forced vibrations. Vibrations of rigid bodies. Energy methods. Vibrations of two-degree-of-freedom systems. Introduction. Free vibrations. Forced vibrations. Lateral vibrations of beams. Cams. Eccentric circular cam with flat follower and curved follower. Balancing of machines. Introduction. Balancing of a single and multi cylinder engines. Geared systems. Gear trains. Torque relations in Governors. Function of governor. Spring loaded governors. Spring connected balls. Pre-requisites: TIE 1203, 2103 - Solid Mechanics I & II; TIE 2106 – Dynamics I

TIE 2203 - SOLID  MECHANICS  II

Complex Stresses: Stresses on Oblique Planes; Material subjected to pure shear, mutually perpendicular direct stresses, combined direct and shear stresses, principal plane, principal angle, solution methods. Thick cylinders/Thick- walled pressure vessels: Lame theory, internal pressure only, Stress systems, Change of cylinder dimensions, Compound cylinders – similar materials and different materials, Failure theories, Plastic yielding, Compound Cylindering methods. Asymmetrical Bending: Product second moment of area, Principal second moment of area, Mohr’s circle, Land’s circle, Rotation of axes, Stress determination, Deflections. Struts: Euler’s theory, Equivalent length, Euler theory versus experimental results, validity limit, Struts formulae, Struts loading conditions, Struts with unsymmetrical cross-section. Torsion of non-circular thin rings.

Prerequisites: TIE 2103, TIE 1206

TIE 2204 - MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY  II

Phase diagrams - basic concepts, solubility limit, one-component (or unary), binary phase diagrams, binary isomorphous systems, interpretation of phase diagrams, the iron–iron carbide phase diagram; Phase transformations - isothermal transformation diagrams, continuous cooling transformation diagrams, microstructural changes. Types of metal alloys - ferrous alloys, nonferrous alloys, applications of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Heat treatment of metals - annealing processes, tempering, surface or case hardening techniques, bulk hardening, precipitation hardening. Corrosion and degradation of metals - electrochemical considerations; corrosion rates, forms of corrosion, corrosion prevention. Composites – particle reinforced composites, large-particle composites, dispersion-strengthened composites, fibre-reinforced composites, influence of fibre length on fibre strength, influence of fibre orientation and concentration on fibre strength, structural composites, laminar composites, sandwich panels. Ceramic materials - glasses, glass–ceramics, clay products, refractories, abrasives, cements, advanced ceramics; material selection and design consideration.

TIE 2208 – ENGINEERING DESIGN APPLICATIONS

Design of belt drives - material used for belts; flat belt drives, open and crossed flat belt drives, power transmitted by a flat belt, ratio of driving tensions for flat belt drives, V-belt drives - advantages and disadvantages of V-belt drive over flat belt drive, ratio of driving tensions for V-belt drives. Design of rope drives - fibre ropes, ratio of driving tensions for fibre ropes; wire ropes - construction of wire ropes, designation of wire ropes, stresses in wire ropes, procedure for designing a wire rope. Design of chain drives - classification of chains, chain drive terminology, length of chain and centre distance, characteristics of roller chains, power transmitted by chains, design procedure for chain drive. Design of springs – types of springs, material for helical springs, terms used in helical springs, stresses in helical springs, deflection of helical springs, energy stored in helical springs; leaf springs - construction of leaf springs, stresses in spring leaves, length of leaf spring leaves. Design of clutches - material for friction surfaces, design of a disc or plate clutch, design of a cone clutch, centrifugal clutch, design of a centrifugal clutch. Design of brakes - energy absorption and heat dissipation, types of brakes, single block or shoe brake, pivoted block or shoe brake, double block or shoe brake, simple band brake, differential band brake, band and block brake, internal expanding brake; joints - bolted, riveted and welded joints; lubrication systems


PART  III

TIE 3108 - INTRODUCTION TO THERMAL SYSTEMS

The role of Thermal Energy in the energy mix of a country. Design of Heat driven energy system components and heat exchangers (Boilers, Steam turbines, condensers, cooling towers etc) . Improving efficiency of the systems. Steam plants; gas-turbine cycles; Combined cycles, Refrigeration and Air conditioning systems. Heat Pumps. Renewable thermal energy systems (Solar thermal for heating and cooling, Concentrated Solar Plants, Solar thermal heating for domestic and industrial processes, Geothermal energy, Biogas) and Nuclear reactors. Prerequisites: TIE 2101 Thermodynamics, SMA 2116 & 2217 Engineering Mathematics

TIE  3110 - MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING

Introduction:  Maintenance & Reliability, Maintenance in context; Maintenance Policies: Operating Maintenance Policies, Solved Problems; Types of Maintenance: Preventive, Corrective, Systematic, Condition based; Maintenance Department: Organisation of Maintenance Operations: ABC Analysis, Repair and replacement, An introduction to Condition Based Maintenance, Investigation of failures, Lifetime of physical equipment, Some main maintenance problems, Condition monitoring as a production tool, Troubleshooting, computer based maintenance, Expert systems, Establishing a maintenance plan - Preliminary considerations, Establishing a maintenance plan and schedule, Planning and scheduling of plant shutdowns; Systems Reliability - Weibull Parameters: System reliability - solved  problems,  Estimating machinery reliability - Weibull  diagram.  TPM. Prerequisites: SMA 2117 - Engineering Mathematics III; TIE 2210 Maintenance Engineering I.

TIE 3112 - MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS  I

Classification of Manufacturing systems: project, jobbing, batch, line, continuous; Facility layout and design: problems that stimulate facility layout, objectives and performance measures for a good layout, techniques in facility layout design, systematic layout planning, quadratic assignment problem Approach; decomposition of large families, net aisle and department Layout, locating new facilities, single and multifacility; Assembly Lines: Flow line transfer and general serial systems faced lines without buffers, two-stage paced lines with buffers, unpaced lines. Approaches to Line Balancing:- Ranked Positional Weight, - Largest Candidate Rule, - Kilbridge and Western method, - Comsoal Random Sequence Method; Practical issue in line balancing, sequencing of a mixed model, improvements to solutions on line balance.

TIE 3113 - MANUFACTURING  PROCESSES  I

Casting Processes: Solidification of castings, Gating and feeding systems, mould materials and their testing, continuous casting, special casting processes, design of castings, casting defects,  inspection  and  quality  control.  Prerequisites:  TIE  1107  &  1207  -  Workshop

Technology I & II; TIE 2107 & 2207 - Material Technology I & II.

TIE 3114 - INDUSTRIAL  INSTRUMENTATION  & CONTROL  I

Industrial Instrumentation (Measurement): Principles of Measurement: most commonly measured  variables;  light  waves  as  standards  of  length;  precision  of  an  individual observation;  measurement;  measurement  of  a  small  sample;  uncertainty  in  the  sample standard deviation and required sample size; undependable observations; the weighted arithmetic mean; metrological characteristics of measuring means; accuracy classes of limits of error numerical expression for errors of measuring means; static characteristics; gain; sensitivity; resolution sensitivity of an instrument or a transducer; dynamic characteristics of measuring means; errors in engineering measurements statistical quality control; Analogue Measuring Instruments: flow meters (e.g. Rhodes flow indicators), pressure gauges; thermometers; scales etc; Electronic Instrumentation: sensors and transducers; Signal Conditioning & Processing: operational amplifiers; filters; AD/DA Converters; microprocessors;  interfacing  and  interface  cards;  Instrument  Performance;  Accuracy  and errors of measurement; Axiom of Randomness and axiom of distribution.

TIE 3115 - INDUSTRIAL  MANAGEMENT  1

Industrial Management, The nature of organization, structure of organization, Company mission statement, Management of function, Industrial Relations, Managing Organizational Conflicts, Communication, The human resources function, The Pareto Principle, Theories of Motivation.

TIE  3117 - BUSINESS STUDIES I   :  MARKETING

Principles, characteristics and functions.

TIE 3119 - CONCURRENT ENGINEERING  I

Stages in the life cycle of a product, characteristics of Global competition, characteristics of a competitive product, Research and Development (R&D): its role in the design of products, factors influencing forward move of a product, concurrent engineering approach in the product development process, identifying customer needs. The product development process: concept development, concept generation, concept selection, Product architecture: product family design, modularisation methods, Industrial design process, Innovation and Intellectual Property (IP): driving forces for innovation, forms of Intellectual Property, requirements for patentability, patent procedure. Prerequisites: TIE 2104, TIE 2204- Materials Technology I & II; TIE 2107- Engineering Design Principles.

TIE 3220 - MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING DESIGN

Jig and Fixture Design: Clamping devices in manufacturing, effects on product quality. Principles of location, clamping of work, tool guiding, adjusting devices, assembly fixtures, inspection fixtures in automated manufacturing. Die design: Presses, material strip, blanks, procedure for die design, strip layout, design of die blocks, punches, plates, pilots, gauges, finger and automatic stops, strippers, fasteners, die set selection, types of dies. Design for Manufacturing (DFM) guidelines for polymer processing, metal casting and sheet metal forming. Relative Tooling Cost and Total Relative Part Cost.

TIE 3212 - MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS  II

Scheduling with many products: order release, bottleneck scheduling; Job shop sequencing, single-machine scheduling, two-machine flow shops; Job shop scheduling: dispatching rules, schedule generation; Group Technology: definitions, GT Implementation: visual inspection, coding  methods,  monocode,  polycode,  hybrid  code:  Opitz,  Dclass,  MICLASS  coding systems; Selection of classification and coding systems, benefits of GT; Cellular Manufacturing: design of cellular manufacturing; systems cell formation approaches: Production Flow Analysis, Binary Ordering Algorithms, single pass heuristic, similarity coefficient methods; Evaluation of cell Designs; Production Planning and Control in cellular manufacturing systems, economics for cell formation.

TIE 3213 - MANUFACTURING  PROCESSES  II

Forming Processes: Hot and cold forming. Formability. Wire working. Extrusion. Folling. Deep  drawing.  Forging.  Defects  in  wrought  metals.  Sheet  forming  and  forming  loads. Welding and Joining Processes: Industrial welding processes; control and practical applications. Residual stresses. Weld metallurgy. Weld defects. Designing against failure. Mechanical fastening; adhesive bonding etc.

TIE 3214 - INDUSTRIAL  INSTRUMENTATION  AND  CONTROL II

Industrial Control (Theory & Practice): Time domain and Frequency domain System mod- elling (time and frequency domains); Representation and Reduction of multiple systems (Block diagram techniques); Stability; Steady-state Errors (Accuracy);Root Locus method; Frequency   Response   methods;   PID   Cotrollers   Compensators;   Programmable   Logic Controllers (PLCs); Introduction to State Space Methods.

TIE 3215 - INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT  II

Leadership styles, control process, industrial relations.

TIE 3217 - BUSINESS STUDIES  II : FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

Concepts, Types of investments, cost and management accounting, budgets.

TIE 3219 - CONCURRENT  ENGINEERING  II

Introduction to Value Analysis (VA) and Value Engineering (VE), phases of value analysis. Functional Analysis/ Modelling: Product function (Top-Down), Functional Analysis System Technique (FAST) (Top-Down), Subtract and operate procedure (Bottom-Up). Design for “X”-ability (DFX)-design for manufacturability (DFM), design for assembly (DFA),reliability, robustness, serviceability, design for compatibility (DFC), design for green (DFG) and design for logistics (DFL). Assembleability evaluation methods (AEM): Lucas, Boothroyd Dewhurst and Hitachi methods. Robust design methodology: Taguchi quality control, Design of Experiments (DOE): Factorial design, Taguchi design. Product Data Management (PDM) and Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) systems: capabilities and benefits of PDM/PLM systems, Prerequisites: TIE 3119.


PART  IV

TIE     4000   INDUSTRIAL  ATTACHMENT


PART  V

TIE 5102 - PRODUCTION  PLANNING  AND CONTROL

Operations functions; Forecasting; Aggregate production planning; Master production planning; Material requirement planning; Production scheduling for flow and job shops; Work methods and measurement engineering. Prerequisites: TIE 3117, 3218 - Business Studies I & II; TIE 3112, 3212 - Manufacturing Systems I & II; TIE 2202 - Quality & Reliability Engineering.

TIE 5101 - MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS  III

Flexible manufacturing systems; materials Components - machines, part movements, sup- porting workstation, system controller; Systems Planning and Control - control hierarchy, decision hierarchy, system control. Automated manufacturing systems: Automated material handling, inspection, assembly and distribution logistics; Material management systems; JIT, CIM systems. Analytical Queuing Models. Prerequisites: TIE 3112, 3212 - Manufacturing Systems I & II; TIE 2111 - Computer Applications.

TIE 5103 - MANUFACTURING  PROCESS  III

Powder metallurgy: Production of metal powders, their characteristics, purity, grain size etc. Control and testing Pretreatments. Pressing, lubricants. Sintering. Injection moulding, film blowing, calendering, mixing, extrusions. Machining Process: Metal cutting, cutting tools, mechanics of chip removal, economics of cutting, cutting processes, turning, milling, sawing, thread cutting, metal removal rate calculations, grinding.

TIE 5105- BUSINESS STUDIES  III : RISK MANAGEMENT

Risk and Insurance: Risk and uncertainty, risk management, administration, transfer mechanism, market organisation.

TIE 5111 - COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING  I

Computer  Aided  Design:  Product  Design  Process,  CAD  Hardware:  CADCAM  systems: mainframe, minicomputer, workstation microcomputer; Input-output devices, Selection of CADCAM systems; Geometric modelling: wireframe modelling, Analytic curves, parametric representation of curves, Hermite cubic spline, Bezier Curves, B-spline; surface modelling: surface entities, surface representation; solid modelling: Boundary representation, validation of Brep  using Euler's  Law, constructive solid  geometry,  sweep  representation,  primitive instancing method, cell decomposition scheme, Octree spatial decomposition; Computer Graphics and transformations; Computer Aided Engineering Analysis, CADCAM Data Exchange. Practicals using AutoCAD; 2D and 3D draughting and modelling.

TIE 5009 - FINAL YEAR PROJECT

Aim:   To develop the student's ability to integrate the theoretical, practical and business aspects of manufacturing, and improve communication skills

Duration:  8 hours/week minimum, semesters I and II. Students should supplement this with additional time as the project demands.

Projects  may be  based  on  a  suitable  topic  arising  from  the  student's  industrial  training attachment, or they may be suggested by the Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering staff. They should ideally have a broad production engineering theme, involving various aspects of manufacturing, although projects of a more specialised nature are not excluded.

TIE 5214 - ENVIRONMENTALLY  CONSCIOUS  MANUFACTURING

Managing environmental quality: Introduction, systems, sustainable development, limits to growth and development, environmental problems an externalities, environmental quality, indicators  of environmental  quality,  quality criteria,  standards and  guidelines;  Economic concepts and policies for controlling individual waste discharges, economic concepts relating to regional and national environmental quality management. Pollution technology. Waste removal at source, waste removal at discharge point, efficient use of assimilative capacity. The role of models in integrated environmental management, modelling water quality, modelling biographical interactions, ecosystem models. Ecodesign, Lifecycle Assessment.

TIE 5208 - OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Optimisation techniques and strategies; Decision theory: games and decision trees Linear programming: graphical, simplex; Assignment and transportation problems Queuing theory forecast methods and inventory theory; Networks and graph techniques. Prerequisites: SMA

2116, 2217 - Engineering Mathematics II and III.

TIE 5211 -COMPUTER  AIDED  DESIGN  AND MANUFACTURE II

Computer Aided Manufacturing: Numerically controlled machines, benefits of NC machines over conventional machines, computer numerically controlled machines, motion and coordinate system nomenclature for NC machines, NC-Part programming. Preparatory functions (G-codes), axis motion commands, feed and speed commands, miscellaneous commands; Computer-Aided Part Programming Tools (APT); Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC): Logical Control, Programming the PLC, Counters and Timers; Data communication; Local Area Network; Process interface. Practical sessions in the Laboratory both simulation and machining.

TIE 5205 - BUSINESS STUDIES  IV : BANKING

Objectives, structure, interest, money and inflation, decision techniques, Zimbabwe financial system.

TIE 5009 - FINAL YEAR PROJECT


ELECTIVES

TIE 5215 - MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Robotics and Automation: Microprocessors; Components of robots; Robotics programming and industrial applications; Controllers and interface with process machines. Systems Simulation: Concepts; Modelling and analysis techniques for solving complex problems. Introduction to Computer integrated manufacturing: CIM architecture; Control systems in manufacturing; Data communication; Part recognition for automated manufacturing.

TIE 5216 - ADVANCED  MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

Integrated manufacturing; Computer aided process planning and optimisation; Computer networks in manufacturing; Expert systems in manufacturing Artifical intelligence in manufacturing. Chipless material removal processes. Electric discharge machinery. Electrochemical machining. Chemical milling. Ultrasonic machining. Use of lasers. Planning for machine tool operations.

TIE 5217 - MANUFACTURING STRATEGY

Strategic management; Production/operations management; Project management Operations research methods for management; Technology management.

 

   

CONVENTIONAL

$565/semester

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