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BK10A3800 Principles of Industrial Manufacturing Processes, 5 cr 
Code BK10A3800  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Principles of Industrial Manufacturing Processes  Abbreviation Principles of I 
Credits5 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Ville Leminen 
Ossi Martikka 
Sami Matthews 
Mikael Ollikainen 
Antti Salminen 
Juha Varis 

Description by Study Guide

Location: Lappeenranta


M.Sc. (Tech.) 1



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Post-Doctoral Researcher, D.Sc. (Tech.) Sami Matthews
(Changed 7.2.20/TP)


After having completed this course module the student should be able to describe the principles of machining products and production, sheet metal production and products, generally used welding processes, the extrusion process, packaging processes. The student is introduced to characteristics describing manufacturability aspects of different materials and quality measurement. The student will be able to write technical and scientific text, as well as search for scientific information, evaluate it critically and use it in their own text.


The course focuses on the most typical and used processes in manufacturing technology, as detailed in course objectives. The course runs through the various processes having a strong connection to product design and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) aspects.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 28 h, period 1
Seminar lecture 4 h, period 1
Seminars 4 h, period 2
Project work (groups) and working as an opponent 94 h, periods 1 - 2
Total workload 130 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, exam 40 %, seminar 60 %
Intermediate seminar presentation, final presentation and working as opponent. Participation in seminar.

Course Materials 

Course material is available on the Moodle.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

max 10

Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 5


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