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Project-based Learning in Manufacturing Processes Course

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Conference

2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Seattle, Washington

Publication Date

June 14, 2015

Start Date

June 14, 2015

End Date

June 17, 2015

ISBN

978-0-692-50180-1

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Innovative Project-based Learning Practices in Manufacturing

Tagged Division

Manufacturing

Page Count

9

Page Numbers

26.1267.1 - 26.1267.9

DOI

10.18260/p.24604

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https://peer.asee.org/24604

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109

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Tumkor Serdar University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown

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Serdar Tumkor is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Dr. Tumkor has 20 years of experience in academia, having taught at Stevens Institute of Technology and Istanbul Technical University. His 25 years engineering experience includes design, manufacturing, and product development. He has been lecturing Manufacturing Processes, Machine Design, Engineering Design, and Computer Aided Technical Drawing courses.

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Abstract

Project based learning in Manufacturing Processes CourseAbstractIntegration of design and manufacturing is critical in producing successful products and systems.However, there are barriers between design and manufacturing related courses in engineeringeducation. Manufacturing courses provide students with vast amount of technical information.They can only convert this information to knowledge if they use it in real problems or projects.Most of the manufacturing courses cannot include such experiences into their curriculum. Anattempt to integrate design projects into a Manufacturing Processes course has been studied inthis paper. Design projects are assigned to students and are expected to define their problem bydetermining possible combinations of materials and processes that could fabricate the desiredshapes with the required properties. Students started with an existing part and they redesignedthat part for predefined conditions. They also designed the manufacturing process and toolsrequired to manufacture the part. They used several educational resources, CAD tools, andinformation provided during the lectures to design necessary tools to manufacture the finalproduct.

Serdar, T. (2015, June), Project-based Learning in Manufacturing Processes Course Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24604

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