Manufacturing Processes I (IE 309)

2020 Spring
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Industrial Engineering(IE)
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Erhan Budak,
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Formal lecture
Interactive,Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Project based learning
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Overview of modern manufacturing technology; introduction to manufacturing processes, inspection methods and quality; materials and their manufacturing characteristics; description of various conventional and applications in industry: casting, metal forming, forging, extrusion, rolling, joining and welding, EDM, ECM, laser machining, abrasive flow processes; machining processes: turning, milling, drilling, broaching etc., abrasive machining processes. Lab demonstrations and plant tours.


Introduce principles of manufacturing processes and equipment, and examine characteristics of different processes in terms of quality, cost, lead time, volume etc. Development of basic background for process selection and analysis.


At the conclusion of this course, students should be able to:
Describe, select and analyze different manufacturing processes and their
Analyze characteristics of different processes in terms of quality, cost,
lead time, volume
Identify and select manufacturing processes and their parameters for a
given industrial part/design.
Work effectively in a team to analyze a product to identify and explain
production stages and manufacturing processes.


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 1

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 2

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 2

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 1

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 3

1. Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems. 3

2. Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 3

3. Develop, choose and use modern techniques and tools that are needed for analysis and solution of complex problems faced in engineering applications; possess knowledge of standards used in engineering applications; use information technologies effectively. 3

4. Ability to design a complex system, process, instrument or a product under realistic constraints and conditions, with the goal of fulfilling specified needs; apply modern design techniques for this purpose. 3

5. Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas. 1

6. Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. 2

7. Knowledge of impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, health and societal context; knowledge of contemporary issues; awareness on legal outcomes of engineering solutions; understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 1

1. Familiarity with concepts in statistics and optimization, knowledge in basic differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, complex variables, multi-variable calculus, as well as physics and computer science, and ability to use this knowledge in modeling, design and analysis of complex dynamical systems containing hardware and software components. 3

2. Ability to work in design, implementation and integration of engineering applications, such as electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, control and computer systems that contain software and hardware components, including sensors, actuators and controllers. 2

1. Formulate and analyze problems in complex manufacturing and service systems by comprehending and applying the basic tools of industrial engineering such as modeling and optimization, stochastics, statistics. 3

2. Design and develop appropriate analytical solution strategies for problems in integrated production and service systems involving human capital, materials, information, equipment, and energy. 2

3. Implement solution strategies on a computer platform for decision-support purposes by employing effective computational and experimental tools. 3

1. Applying fundamental and advanced knowledge of natural sciences as well as engineering principles to develop and design new materials and establish the relation between internal structure and physical properties using experimental, computational and theoretical tools. 3

2. Merging the existing knowledge on physical properties, design limits and fabrication methods in materials selection for a particular application or to resolve material performance related problems. 4

3. Predicting and understanding the behavior of a material under use in a specific environment knowing the internal structure or vice versa. 2


  Percentage (%)
Final 40
Midterm 40
Exam 0
Participation 0
Group Project 20



S. Kalpakjian and S.R. Schmid, Manufacturing Processes for Engineering Materials, Prentice Hall, 2008.


J.A. Schey, Introduction to Manufacturing Processes, McGraw-Hill, 2000.

P. Oswald, J. Munoz, Manufacturing Processes and Systems, John Wiley and Sons, 1997.

Groover, M., Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, processes, and systems, John Wiley, 1999.

E. P. DeGarmo, J.T. Black, Ronald A. Kohser, Materials and Processes in Manufacturing, Wiley, 1999.