Production systems

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC23BK30021
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Kitinoja, Kimmo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KOTU-2013KOTU   2 spring   3.0   2015-01-02   2015-07-31  
KOTU-2014KOTU   2 spring   3.0   2016-01-01   2016-07-31  
KOTU-2015KOTU   2 spring   3.0   2017-01-01   2017-07-31  
KOTU-2016KOTU   2 spring   3.0   2018-01-01   2018-07-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will;
- be knowledgeable of various production systems used in engineering shops.
- understand the principals and significance of flexible manufacturing.
- understand the significance of different manufacturing methods in production operations.
- be competent in applying varios manufacturing methods in practice.
- notices the arise of the cost and the effect to production system

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h, scheduled studies 40 h and autonomous studies 41 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Production in engineering shops
- Production flow
- Assembly
- Automation
- Tooling systems
- manufacturing costs
- Control
- Data processing systems

Recommended or Required Reading

- Lapinleimu: Kone- ja metallituoteteollisuuden tuotantojärjestelmät

- Lecture materials

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

- Lessons
- Group work
- Assignments
- Presentations
- Laboratory work
- Independent study

Assessment Criteria

Grading will be announced during the course.

Assessment Methods

- Exam
- Laboratory work
- Presentations
- Active participation in the lessons