ME 317 Design for Manufacturing

Schedule: Winter 2013-14

 

Day

 

Reading

Lecture

Assignments

Resources

1 (12/2)

General Principles of DFM

1.3, Syllabus

Schedule

Day 1 DFM

Day 2 Pre-class Preparation

Stanford - How things are made

DFM Links from NPD

2 (12/3)

Economics of Process Selection

Characterization of Part Geometry (metrology, tolerances, surface finish)

1.2

Econ/Geom

Day 3 PCP

Mini-Project 1 Assigned

Drawing for MP1

MIT Reading calipers

Reading a Mic virtual shop

Starrett tools

Using a Sine Bar

YouTube using a Sine Bar

Surface Finish

3 (12/5)

Metal Extrusions

Roll Forming

3.1 3.11

Extrude/RollForm

Day 4 PCP

Homework 1 Soln 

Process Overview - IAI

Process Overview - AEC

Design Guidelines

Steel and Ti

Roll Forming

4 (12/9

Metal Stampings

3.2

Stamping Bending

 

PMA Guidelines

Efunda stamping

Fine-blanking

5 (12/10)

Bending

 

 

Mini-Project 2

Day6_PCP

 

6 (12/12)

Powder Metal Parts

3.12

Powder Metal

 HW2

HW2 Soln

Day7 PCP

MPIF

MPIF Design guidelines

Gallery of Pictures

7 (12/16)

Forgings

3.13

Forgings

Forging - FIA

Forging Design - FIA

8 (12/17)

Tolerance Stack-ups

 

Tol-Stack

Mini-project 1 Due

Info source

Statistical Technique

Example of a stack problem

9 (12/19)

Project Day

 

Old Test, some answers

Mini-Project 3

Assignment

Spreadsheet

Drawings (pdf)

Back Plate

Lock Plate

Crank Plate

Lock Crankshaft

Tongue

 Drawings (par)

Back Plate

Lock Plate

Crank Plate

Lock Crankshaft

Tongue

10 (1/6)

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

 

 GD&T

 Efundas

 perspective

Reference Guide

Tec Ease

11 (1/7) (1/14)

Intro to Machining, Hole Making, Turning

 4.34.5

Machining

Hole Making

Turning

 PCP Day11

Source for info on machining

Virtual Machine Shop 

Buy parts on line

Modern Machine Shop

12 (1/9)

(1/13)

Exam 1

See day 9 for old test

 

13 (1/13)

(1/16)

Milling, Grinding

4.3, 4.44.6

4.13,14,15

Grinding

Milling

 

 

14 (1/14)

 

 

 

15 (1/16)

(1/20)

Sand Casting

5.1

Sand Casting

 

Gartland Foundry in TH

Metal Casting Design

Steel Founders of America

Example from SFSA

Ductile Iron Society

Modern Casting

Do It Yourself

Video

16 (1/20)

(1/21)

Investment Casting

Die Casting

5.3

 Die Casting

Mini-Project 2 Due

PCP Investment

Hitchiner

Drawing Details, Hitchiner 

17 (1/21)

(1/23)

Die Casting

Investment Casting

5.4

Investment

Casting

 

NADCA Die Casting

18 (1/23)

(1/27)

Rapid Prototyping

 

Rapid Prototyping

 

 

19 (1/27)

(1/28)

Plastic Injection Molding

6.2

Injection Molding

20 (1/28)

(1/30)

Rotational Molding

Blow Molding

Thermoforming

6.4

6.5

6.8

RMBMT

  Mini-Project 4

 

21 (1/30)

(2/3)

Snap-fits

Living Hinges

Assembly techniques for polymers

 

Joining, Snap

 

 

22 (2/3)

(2/4)

Exam 2

 

Old exam 2007

Old exam 2008

23 (2/4)

(2/6)

Joining

 

Joining

 

 

24 (2/6)

Design for Assembly

 

DFA

Mini-Project 3 Due

 

25 (2/10)

Poka Yoke (mistake proofing)

 

Mistake proofing

 

 

26 (2/11)

Product structure

 

Product Structure

 

 

27 (2/13)

Six Sigma, Cp, Cpk

 

Lean

 

 

28 (2/17)

Statistical process control

 

Control Charts

 

 

29 (2/18)

Robust Design

 

 

Mini-Project 4 Due

 

30 (2/20)

Contingency/Evals