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Mechanical and Production Engg. Dept.

Faculty of Engineering

UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
MODULES OBJECTIVES AND LIST OF TEXTBOOKS

NOTE: Students have to check for Module Pre-Requesites or Pre-Requirements.
Engineering Graphics 1 - MECH 1111
Engineering Graphics 2 - MECH 1212
Course objectives :
Upon Successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:
 Understand and appreciate the importance of Engineering Graphics in Engineering
 Understand the basic principles of Technical/Engineering Drawing
 Understand the different steps in producing drawings according to BS 308
Text/Assigned Readings:
 Geometric and Engineering Drawing by K. Morling
 Technical Drawing with Design by A Yarwood
 Engineering Drawing with CAD Applications by O. Ostrowsky
Engineering Graphics 2 deals with more advanced topics related to mechanical components and makes use of the
drawing techniques learnt in Engineering Graphics 1.

Engineering Materials - MECH 2121
Course objectives :The objectives of the course are
 to introduce the students to the relationships that exist between the structure and properties of engineering
materials .
 To introduce the students to the production, properties and application of the major groups of engineering
materials
 to allow the students to interpret the phase diagrams of metals and alloys and use them in thermal processing of
the materials
 to introduce the students to the basic principles involved in materials selection based on the properties of
materials and failure in service.
Text/Assigned Readings:
 Material Science and Engineering- An introduction by W. D. Callister



Engineering Metallurgy- Part I by R. A. Higgins
Materials Science and Engg. By V. Raghavan
Manufacturing Engineering and Technology by S. Kalpakjian

Production Engineering - MECH 2122
Module Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

 Understand and appreciate the importance of basic principles of Production Engineering.
 Understand the application of those principles in practice.
Textbooks:

Amstead, B.H., P.F. Oswald and M.L. Begeman, Manufacturing Processes, 8th Edition, John Wiley and Sons
Inc., New York, 1986.

S. Venkannah/ H Ramasawmy/ K Veeramootoo/ D K Hureeram/ R. Muthen

March 2004

To provide a proper insight about the importance of lubrication and wear problems. Wysk. roundness and roughness measurements.     Faculty of Engineering Neibel.) Textbooks:  J. New York. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. Metrology for Engineers. Temple Black. . and Ronald Kohser. Principles of Measurement Systems.To be able to understand the application of the different joining techniques..C.Shotbolt. 2nd Edition.W. Introduction to Manufacturing Processes. To be able to select and use the appropriate measuring instrument according to a specific requirement (in terms of accuracy. ELBS Edition. Macmillan Publishing Co. Manufacturing Technology .To provide the students with a proper understanding of non traditional machining processes. . .. Muthen March 2004 .  Bentley. 4th Edition.F. J. and be able to select an appropriate technique according to a specific requirement. Venkannah/ H Ramasawmy/ K Veeramootoo/ D K Hureeram/ R. Dept. Modern Manufacturing Process Engineering. . . McGraw-Hill Book Co. Draper and R. Alan B. 1994.. S.W. 1987. John A. and how it affects the performance of a component during its service life. Paul DeGarmo.To expose to the students the different techniques of joining processes for metals and non-metals. 5th Edition. Learning Outcomes At the end of this module the student is expected: .To expose the students to various mechanical and electrical engineering measuring devices. J. Learning Outcomes At the end of this module the student is expected: . Metrology. 2nd Edition.To understand the meaning and importance of tribology. Longmans Publishing..A. B. New York. angular.To provide to the students an understanding and appreciation of the science of Measurement.  I . 1988. Schey. and understand the different degree of accuracy obtained from different types of instruments. New York. . 7th Edition. etc. 1989. 3rd Edition.R.MECH 2224 Objectives The main objectives of this module are: . and how to analyse & interpret wear-related problems.. Mc Graw-Hill Publishing Co.To be familiar with the different instruments that are available for linear..Mechanical and Production Engg. C. 1992.To understand the different wear mechanisms. 1993.To be conversant with the surface grinding process and to appreciate the effect of process parameters on the surface integrity aspects during the grinding process. Dhanpat Rai Publications.P. S.To provide to the students an understanding and appreciation of the abrasive metal cutting processes. Kalpakjian. New York.MECH 2123 Objectives The main objectives of this module are: . Gupta. Manufacturing Engineering and Technology. how they occur. Materials and Processes in Manufacturing. Galyer. 1995. A Textbook of Engineering Metrology. . E.

 John A. 1988.H. Introduction to Manufacturing Processes.P76C75 1990  Programmable logic controllers the industrial computer by Marco Costanzo. 1993.L. - Faculty of Engineering To understand and appreciate the use of an Electro Discharge Machine (EDM) as a non traditional method of machining complex and hard materials. The Principle of Lubrication. Bayer. Alan J. 1989... Modern Manufacturing Process Engineering. Wiley-Interscience Publication. Friction and Wear of Materials. TJ223. Prentice Hall 1999. J.W. 1992. Dekker Inc.P76c6 1997  Fundamentals of programmable logic controllers. The objectives of the course is to enable the student. Macmillan Publishing Co. B.. Schey. 1987. and Ronald Kohser. Cameron. Venkannah/ H Ramasawmy/ K Veeramootoo/ D K Hureeram/ R. Hunt. New York. Manufacturing Processes. Muthen March 2004 . Wysk.plcs. P.. 1994. New York... TJ223.P76S74 1999  PLC Manuals available in the Fluid Power Lab. 2nd ed Publication. sensors.  E. Arnold 1997. B. New York. TJ223.. M. John Wiley and Sons Inc.  Kalpakjian. Begeman. The objectives of the course is to enable the student. Trevor.  A. Oswald and M. Manufacturing Engineering and Technology.. 8th Edition.  Festo Software Tools – Statememt List – IPC  Festo Software Tools – Drivers and Modules for the IPC Additional Information available from  http://www.    Raymond G.F. Intelligent Controllers . 2nd Edition. 2nd Edition.Mechanical and Production Engg.A. London Mc Graw-Hill. S. and communications by Stenerson Jon. Draper and R. 7th Edition. Temple Black. Materials and Processes in Manufacturing. Alan B. Second Edition.  To have an overview of the characteristics and operating principles of a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)  To be able to identify and select the appropriate components for a particular application  To design and implement control system using PLC Texts/Assigned Reading/Related information of interest :  Programmable logic controllers and their engineering applications by Crispin. 1990. Elsevier Applied Science. New York. McGraw-Hill Book Co. S. Ernest Rabinnowicz. Handbook of Wear Debris Analysis and Particle Detection in Liquids. Dept. Textbooks:  Amstead. Mc Graw-Hill Publishing Co. 1995. Paul DeGarmo.. 1986. Mechanical Wear Prediction and Prevention.MECH 2225 Course Objectives This course deals with the design and implementation of control system using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). Longmans. 1966. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. New York.MECH 2227 Course Objectives This course is an introduction to the Fluid Power and Drives which contains two parts Pneumatics and Hydraulics.net/  Website of ABB Control  Website of Siemens Fluid Power and Drives .  Neibel.

Allyn and Bacon Pub TS 155 Series in the Library Engineering Design MECH 3111 Course Objectives By going through the course you would be able to  understand the structured approach to engineering design  Problem formulation  Generating solutions  Evaluating alternatives  Understand the tools and techniques used to come up with a proper design  Select appropriate manufacturing processes and materials for a specific design  Better communicate your design to an audience Texts/Assigned Reading  Engineering Design and Design for Manufacturing by John R Dixon and Corrado Poli  Engineering Design by G Pahl and W Beitz  Fundamentals of Engineering Design by W Lewis and A Samuel Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Processes 1 .H36 2000 Engineering Management MECH 3110 Course Objectives By going through the course you would be able to  understand how functions within an organisation is managed  use some standard tools and techniques to solve engineering management problems  appreciate the interaction between Engineering and Management functions Texts/Assigned Reading 1. Fluid Power Design Handbook by F Yeaple. Production and Operations Management. Production and Operations Management. TJ 843.Y43 1995 iv. TJ 843. Dept. TJ 950. Mc Graw Hill Pub 2. Mc Graw Hill ii. Thus the emphasis of this course is on Design of complex parts (CAD) and on Machining technology (CAM).Mechanical and Production Engg. Muthen March 2004 . 5th Edition. students will be exposed to the various constituents of the CAD system including hardware S. to read and interpret basic Hydraulics/Pneumatics. and electro-pneumatics/hydraulics circuits using ISO symols to design and draw basic and advanced circuits for given problem descriptions to perform troubleshooting on pneumatic/hydraulics system Textbook/Assigned Reading/Reference (All books Available in the UoM Library) : i.P5 1994 iii. Venkannah/ H Ramasawmy/ K Veeramootoo/ D K Hureeram/ R. Heizer Render. Fluid Power with Applications by Anthony Esposito.MECH 3240 Course Objectives The main objective of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the latest technology being used in manufacturing industries in the area of Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing. During the first part of the course. William Stevenson. Basics for the Fluid Power Mechanic by J J Pippenger & Gordon. N J Aquilano and Chase. Irwin Pub 3. Handbook of Hydraulic Fluid Technology by Totten.       Faculty of Engineering to understand the basic principles of pneumatics and hydraulics to identify pneumatic and hydraulic components and their functions Integration of Basic Electrical Control in the Pneumatics/Hydraulics circuits. Fundamentals of Operations Management.

the student should be able to:  Understand and appreciate the importance of basic principles of Manufacturing Systems. An Introduction. This module will allow the students to cope with decision-making in a scientific way by the use of mathematical techniques and models. the student should be able to:  Understand and appreciate the importance of basic principles of Robotic Systems. Text/Assigned Readings:  Automation. Addison Wesley Automation.MECH 4264 Overview of Modules In today’s highly competitive World. Dept. Programming and Applications by Groover. Principles & Practice. Mc Graw Hill Robotics Technology .  Industrial Robotics. Production Systems. which have been designed on the CAD packages. and Computer Integrated Manufacturing by Mikell P. Ravindran Advance Manufacturing Processes & Systems II . Production Systems and CIM by Mikell P Groover. The second part of the course will allow students to use the CNC machines in the lab for the manufacture of parts. Operational Research 1.Mech 4017 Course objectives : Upon successful completion of this module. Venkannah/ H Ramasawmy/ K Veeramootoo/ D K Hureeram/ R. Groover.  Understand the application of those principles in practice. Rationale  To equip participants with a framework for formulation and implementation of operations strategy. Faculty of Engineering and software and will be required to use the CAD packages available in the lab namely AutoCAD for drafting and Mechanical Desktop for modeling of parts. Prentice Hall An Introduction to CNC Machining by David Gibbs. Hamdy A. S.MECH 4142 Operational Research 2. Technology. From Principles to Practice by Chris McMahon and Jimmie Browne. Muthen March 2004 . the survival of an organization depends largely on the use of advance technology and scientific methodology for problem solving.MECH 4145 Module Objectives: Upon successful completion of this module.  To provide some standard tools and techniques to solve engineering management problem Texts/Assigned Reading  Operations Research. TAHA  Operations Research.Mechanical and Production Engg. Texts/Assigned Reading     CAD/CAM. ELBS Computer Control of Manufacturing Systems by Yoram Koren.  Robotic Engineering – An Integrated Approach by Klafter & Ors.

Heating and Cooling of Buildings – Design for Efficiency by Kreider and Rabl. (All books available in the UoM Library): iv. Air Handling System Design by Tseng Yao Sun. Dept. Texts/Assigned Reading 1.R57 1996 (Reference) x. Textbooks:  Automation. Heating.  Industrial Robotics.M35 1995 vii. TH 7345. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning by P. Refrigeration And Air Conditioning .K49 2001 Other Books/Journals of Interest.M38 1994 vi. London. The main objective being to dish out the salient features that make manufacturing companies achieve world-class status.  To calculate the cooling load for different applications. The objectives of the course is to enable the student. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning by Jones . Technology. Faber and Kell’s Heating and Air Conditioning of Buildings by Martin and Oughton.  Energy Conservation and Management.MECH 4142 above POST GRADUATE PROGRAMS Design of Manufacturing Systems MECH 5102 Course Objectives This series of lectures and discussion sessions allow participants to understand and appreciate the concept of manufacturing strategy and its importance within a manufacturing organization for achieving enhanced product competitiveness. TH 7687. Elsevier Publications Operational Research 2. TH 7222.MECH 4264 See Operational Research 1.MECH 4225 Course Objectives This course deals with the design and implementation of refrigeration and air conditioning systems and building services. Production Systems. Ventilating and Air Conditioning – Analysis and Design by McQuister & Parker. TH 7687.K74 1994 viii. Venkannah/ H Ramasawmy/ K Veeramootoo/ D K Hureeram/ R. Manufacturing Strategy: the Strategic Management of the Manufacturing Function. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning by Jordan and Priester. J. A textbook of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning by Khurmi & Gupta. HVAC Pump Handbook by Rishel. MacMillan. Ballaney ii. Programming and Applications by Groover. Groover. International Journal of Refrigeration . S.S8 1982 iii. J6 1985 v. TH 7222. TH 7478.S83 1994 ix. and Computer Integrated Manufacturing by Mikell P. Texts/Assigned Reading (All books available in the UoM Library): i. Faculty of Engineering  Understand the application of those principles in practice.TP 492.  To design and implement refrigeration and air conditioning systems using standards.Mechanical and Production Engg. T.  To understand the principles of refrigeration and air conditioning. TH 7345. L. Hill. (1985). Muthen March 2004 .  To select the right equipment for a particular application.

Dept. John Wiley and Sons. World Class Manufacturing. 4. Manufacturing: the Formidable Competitive Weapon. New York. (1985). W. Faculty of Engineering 2. Also.Mechanical and Production Engg. (1986). S. New York. Skinner. M. Schonberger. Venkannah/ H Ramasawmy/ K Veeramootoo/ D K Hureeram/ R. Muthen March 2004 . R. Free Press. Porter. Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analysing Industries and Competitors. 3. papers from HBR and IJOPM. E. New York. Free Press. (1980). J.