Manufacturing Engineering OpenCourseWare: The Open University's Free Undergraduate Class on Manufacturing Engineering

Published Feb 11, 2009

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The Open University offers its 'Manufacturing Engineering' course as free OpenCourseWare (OCW). The course is an introduction in product manufacturing along with case studies. The original course was designed for mechanical and manufacturing engineering students.

Manufacturing: Course Specifics

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Manufacturing: Course Description

We encounter countless manufactured materials in everyday life, yet most of us give little thought to the processes that created these materials. This course looks at the concepts, materials, principles and techniques of a variety of manufacturing processes. Case studies reinforce course topics. Topics include casting, forming, surface engineering, joining, cutting, component parts and product design specification.

This OpenCourseWare includes lecture notes and self-assessment quizzes. If you're interested in taking this free course, visit the Manufacturing Engineering course page.

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