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Manufacturing Process Technology I & II

About the course
This is an introductory level course in Manufacturing Process Technology Part II is mostly meant for Undergraduate engineers. At the heart of any manufacturing system is a set of processes which change the size, shape and form of raw materials into the desirable thus giving an industrial nation the power of growing. This course is an introductory course for engineering professionals who would like to take up careers in manufacturing particularly at the process level and also for professionals who are already in manufacturing careers and would like to see the technological changes that the manufacturing processes have witnessed in the last about 5 decades.


Students of BE/ME/MS/BSc/MSc stream

Industries that will recognize this course
SMIL (Gurgaon), HAL (Kanpur and Lucknow), Cyeint (Hyderabad), Small and medium scale production industries.

Course instructor

Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Prior to joining IIT Kanpur he was associated with Suzuki Motors in the senior management level and has over 6 years of experience in various production capacities and positions. Prof. Bhattacharya currently takes care of the 4-I laboratory at IIT Kanpur as its coordinator and has also been associated with the TA 202 laboratory as coordinator from 2012 to 2015. Both these laboratories are very high end in terms of offering manufacturing training programs.

Course layout
Week 1 to 2: Manufacturing properties of materials.
Week 3 to 4:
Casting Processes, Gating Design and Casting Defects.
Week 5:
Machining Processes e.g. turning, drilling, grinding etc. Tool life.
Week 6: Basic Joining Processes.
Week 7 to 8: Advanced Machining Processes e.g. AJM, ECM, EDM, LBM, USM etc.
Week 9 to 10: Metal Forming Processes such as rolling, forging, extrusion etc.

Week 11 to 12: Micro-fabrication processes, Additive manufacturing.

More details about the course

Course url: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc17_me03
Course duration: 12 weeks
Start date and end date of course: 23 January 2017-14 April  2017
Date of exam: 23 April, 2017
Time of exam: Shift 1: 9am-12noon; Shift 2: 2pm-5pm
Any one shift can be chosen to write the exam for a course

Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.
Registration url - Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
Exam Fee: The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee of approximately Rs 1000 needs to be paid.


E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score.

Final score = 25% assignment score + 75% exam score
25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of scores of Best 8 out of 12 assignments 

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kanpur. It will be e-verifiable at