Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (Dept Elec - III) (2181921)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction:
General design principles for manufacturability: strength and mechanical factors, mechanisms selection, evaluation method, Process capability: Feature tolerances, Geometric tolerances, Assembly limits, Datum features, and Tolerance stacks
6
15 %
2
Factors Influencing form Design:
Working principle, Material, Manufacture, Design- Possible solutions, Materials choice, Influence of materials on form design, form design of Welded members, forgings and castings.
8
15 %
3
Component Design-I:
Machining Consideration: Design features to facilitate machining: drills, milling cutters, keyways, Doweling procedures, counter sunk screws, Reduction of machined area, simplification by separation, simplification by amalgamation, Design for machinability, Design for economy, Design for clampability, Design for accessibility, Design for assembly
10
25 %
4
Component Design-II:
Casting Consideration: Redesign of castings based on parting line considerations, Minimizing core requirements, machined holes, redesign of cast members to obviate cores. Identification of uneconomical design, Modifying the design, group technology, Computer Applications for DFMA
10
25 %
5
Design for the Environment:
Introduction, Environmental objectives, Global issues Regional and local issues, Basic DFE methods, Design guide lines, Example application, Lifecycle assessment, Basic method, Environmentally responsible product assessment, Weighted sum assessment method, Lifecycle assessment method, Techniques to reduce environmental impact, Design to minimize material usage, Design for disassembly, Design for recyclability, Design for remanufacture, Design for energy efficiency, Design to regulations and standards.
10
20 %