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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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