Course Descriptions

Faculty of Applied Science

MANF: Manufacturing Engineering

MANF 230 (4) Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory
Fundamentals of theory, operations and operational constraints, process simulation, equipment in conventional manufacturing processes, metrology and CAM. Casting, heat treatment, bulk deformation (i.e. rolling, extrusion, drawing), sheet metal, polymer processing, joining, conventional machining, non-conventional machining, and CNC machining. Experiments in metrology, process characterization and simulation, machining, G&M Codes, CNC machining. [1-2-0, 1-2-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
MANF 270 (3) Production Systems Management I
Introduction to production systems management and operations. Focus on the impact of operations in increasing productivity, reducing waste in manufacturing facilities. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
MANF 330 (6) Manufacturing Engineering Project I
Project-based design and optimization of manufacturing processes (Casting, bulk deformation, sheet metal, polymer), metrology, measuring cutting forces in machining, CNC machining optimization. [1-4-0, 1-4-0]
Prerequisite: MANF 230.
MANF 368 (3) Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation
Industrial measurement needs: architecture of electronic instrumentation systems; electrical representation of physical quantities; sensors and actuators; analog signal processing using linear and nonlinear circuits; computer based readout including programming for user-interface and data acquisition. [3-2*-0]
Prerequisite: APSC 255.
MANF 370 (3) Production Systems Management II
Functional area of production and operations management. Decision-making, capacity planning, aggregate planning, inventory management, distribution planning, materials requirements planning and quality control. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: MANF 270.
MANF 386 (3) Industrial Automation
Principle components of manufacturing automation, modelling of sensors-actuators and control systems, robotic programming, programmable logical control (PLC) systems and development of PLC ladder diagrams. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: APSC 246.
Corequisite: MANF 330.
MANF 430 (6) Manufacturing Capstone Design Project
Project-based, multi-step, multi-part Capstone design project involving manufacturing engineering design methods, problem solving. [1-4-0]
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing.
MANF 450 (3) Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability
Practical and theoretical applications of life cycle thinking in engineering projects, products, and processes. Understand international standards and methods in life cycle assessment (LCA), life cycle costing (LCC). Interpret and provide critical feedback on LCA/LCC studies and analyze claims on sustainability. Credit will be granted for only one of MANF450 or ENGR 544. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing.
MANF 455 (3) Factory Planning
Planning of resources, layout and logistics for manufacturing plants; hands-on training on modular production and cyber-physical manufacturing systems in a laboratory scale, virtual manufacturing environments and factory automation. [2-2-0]
Prerequisite: MANF 465.
MANF 460 (3) Supply Chain Tactics and Strategies
Key concepts and techniques to analyze, manage and improve supply chain processes for different industries and markets. Emphasis on assessment of supply chain performance to improve competitiveness. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing.
MANF 465 (3) Digital Enterprise
Build the software foundation for product lifecycle management (PLM) including integrated mechanical design, electronics design, software delivery, simulation and test, manufacturing planning and operations, production automation, data management and analytics. [2-2-1]
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing.
MANF 470 (3) Production Systems Management III
Modelling and analysis of manufacturing systems and assembly lines, operational contingencies, multiple-product manufacturing systems, scheduling theory and inventory systems. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: MANF 370.

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