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Advanced processing and CyberLab 7.5 Credits

Avancerad bearbetning och CyberLab
Second cycle, T7015T
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2019 Sp 3 - Present
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Syllabus established
by Department of Applied Physics and Mechanical Engineering 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Mats Näsström 07 Nov 2018

Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Mechanical Engineering
Main field of study
Materials Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

Courses in physics (MTF096/F0004T, MTF098/F0006T - mechanics, thermodynamics, atomic physics, optics), materials science (MPM032/T0004T), materials processing A (MPR042/T0013T/T0019T/T0017T), or equivalent. Recommended is also materials processing B (T7019T) and laser material processing (T0018T).

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim

Through the course the student is expected to:

- know a comprehensive picture of traditional materials processing techniques
- know a complementary picture of selected advanced materials processing techniques
- be able to compare the different techniques with each other due to certain criteria
- in a team present and write a report for a selected advanced processing method
- comprehensively understand laser welding as the demonstrator technique
- in a teamwork plan and perform laser welding trials
- deeply understand and feel sensitive to the process physics of laser welding
- know the background of mathematical modelling
- apply mathematical modelling and conduct well organized laboratory experiments
- handle laboratory equipment by distance through lab web conference communication
- communicate via Web-conferencing in a local plus in a remote team
- create and derive theories; draw generalizing conclusions; create suitable solutions

Subject knowledge Survey on traditional materials processing techniques (cutting, forming, joining, etc.); Selected examples of advanced processing techniques (laser processing, adhesive bonding, EDM, etching, etc.); Theory and practice of laser welding Instrument knowledge Mathematical modelling; CyberLab remote experiment technique Application of engineering instruments along with personal skills Mathematical modelling of laser welding; Laser welding laboratory experiments; CyberLab remote laser welding; CyberLab remote marking.

Theory through self learning and few lectures; modelling and experiments through practical exercises and laboratory training in teams, including remote laboratory via Web-conferencing.

Classtest on survey of materials processing techniques along with a report and presentation of the project study, together with attendance of 70 % of the lectures and 100 % of the exercises will give a pass grade. Higher grades can be achieved through strong engagement or highly valuable advices/conclusions.

Jörg Volpp

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2007 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Benedict, Gary F. Non-traditional Manufacturing Processes.
Duley, W. Laser Welding.
Hand-out notes.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

0005Mathematical exercises on materials processing1.5TG G U 3 4 5
0006Laboratory work3.0TG G U 3 4 5
0007Project work1.5TG G U 3 4 5
0008Classtest1.5TG G U 3 4 5

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.