Manufacturing Process Technology I & II

By Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya   |   IIT Kanpur
Learners enrolled: 4571
This is an introductory level course in Manufacturing Systems Technology and management. For most enterprises, the long term goal is to stay in business, grow and make profits. This is particularly true for manufacturing enterprises, which must understand the dynamic changes that are taking place in business environment and are flexible enough to change at every level. This course is an introductory course for engineering professionals who would like to take up careers in manufacturing and also for professionals who are already in manufacturing careers and would like to see the technological changes that manufacturing paradigm has witnessed in the last 3 decades.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : Students of BE/ME/MS/BSc/MSc stream
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Small and medium scale production industries

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Processes and Technology
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 24 Jan 2022
End Date : 15 Apr 2022
Enrollment Ends : 07 Feb 2022
Exam Date : 24 Apr 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1: Manufacturing properties of materials
Week 2: Casting processes
Week 3 and 4: Machining processes
Week 5: Joining processes
Week 6 and 7 : Non-traditional machining processes
Week8: Introduction micromanufacturing
Week 9 and 10: Advanced machining processes (AJM, USM, ECM and EDM)
Week 11: Metal Forming Processes
Week 12: Micro-fabrication processes, Additive manufacturing.

Books and references

  • Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems by Mikell P. Groover
  • Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, 4e by Kalpakjian
  • Manufacturing Science by Amitabha Ghosh and Mallick

Instructor bio

Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya

IIT Kanpur
Shantanu Bhattacharya (PhD) 
Associate Professor 
Department of Mechanical Engineering 
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 
Uttar Pradesh (India) 

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 24 April 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

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 nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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