2.008 Design and Manufacturing II

Spring 2003

The portable radiation detector finds and identifies radioactive material.
Devices like the portable radiation detector, which finds and identifies radioactive material using only two camcorder batteries as its power source, is an example of solid design and manufacturing technique. (Courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.)

Course Highlights

This course includes detailed labs, assignments with solutions, sample exams and more.

Course Description

Integration of design, engineering, and management disciplines and practices for analysis and design of manufacturing enterprises. Emphasis is on the physics and stochastic nature of manufacturing processes and systems, and their effects on quality, rate, cost, and flexibility. Topics include process physics and control, design for manufacturing, and manufacturing systems. Group project requires design and fabrication of parts using mass-production and assembly methods to produce a product in quantity.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. Jung-Hoon Chun
Prof. Emanuel Sachs
Prof. Sanjay Sarma
Prof. David Dow
Prof. Patrick McAtamney

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session