ME 491 Manufacturing Processes and Systems

Analysis of both bulk-forming (forging, extrusion, rolling, etc.) and sheet-forming processes, metal cutting, and other related manufacturing processes; physics and stochastic nature of manufacturing processes and their effects on quality, rate, cost and flexibility; role of computer-aided manufacturing in manufacturing system automation; methodologies used to plan and control a manufacturing system, forecasting, production scheduling, facility layout, inventory control, and project planning.




(ME 225 and ME 261) or (ME 345 and ME 361)


Mechanical Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Session 1