Manufacturing Technology


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have an understanding of the basic elements and concepts involved in the technical aspects of industrial manufacturing
  • Have attained an understanding of how to analyse manufacturing systems in order to identify potential areas of improvements
  • Have attained an understanding of how to select and use suitable models for improving a particular manufacturing process or manufacturing system


  • Be able to analyse technical issues with relation to manufacturing processes and production in a production facility
  • Understand the influence on a process or series of processes in a system context. Either specific (process, geometry material) or using system design theory.
  • Be able to formulate operational objectives for the performance of a manufacturing process or production facility
  • Be able to use existing modelling techniques to model and improve a manufacturing process and/or a manufacturing system
  • Be able to validate the chosen model


  • Be able to analyse any given manufacturing system and to prescribe measures to improve the efficiency of the facility
  • Be able to formulate suitable models to improve either a specific manufacturing process or a manufacturing system.
  • Have the ability to design and evaluate a technical solution.

Type of instruction

The module is carried out as group-based, problem-oriented project work. The group work is carried out as an independent work process in which the students themselves organise and coordinate their workload in collaboration with a supervisor. The project is carried out in groups with normally no more than 6 members.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS course module the expected workload is 450 hours for the student.



Name of examManufacturing Technology
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProduktionsteknologi
Module codeM-MT-K1-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science