SHE Level 2
SCQF Credit Points 10.00
ECTS Credit Points 5.00
Module Code M2H324913
Module Leader Babakalli Alkali
School School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment
Subject SCEBE - School Office
  • A (September start)
  • B (January start)

Pre-Requisite Knowledge

Manufacturing Process

Summary of Content

The aim of this module is to provide students with knowledge and hands-on experience of the various metal cutting operations/machines, welding machines and appreciate its usefulness for a real industrial environment.


-360b7 Operations performed on different machines such as Lathe, Milling Machine, Shaping machine and Drilling machine. b7 Demonstration and hands-on- training/exercises on TIG, MIG welding machines. b7 Emphasis on Safety and PPE using these machine tools.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to:1. Demonstrate the practical skills of operating different types of metal cutting machines and related accessories. (AM1/AM4) 2. Apply knowledge on cutting tools, materials, coolants and operational issues of machining. (AM1/AM4)

Teaching / Learning Strategy

The practical sessions will be used to convey the concepts of the principles covered, with suitable laboratory experiments. The lecture material will be reinforced and consolidated through laboratory sessions. Private study will be used to reinforce material delivered on relevant topics. Independent learning will be encouraged to satisfy the student's particular interests.

Indicative Reading

W.A.J. Chapman, 2001. Workshop Technology , 5th ed. CBS Publishers.

Transferrable Skills

Experimental Setup, Procedure and Report; Group work analysis and safety PPE procedures.

Module Structure

Activity Total Hours
Independent Learning (FT) 50.00
Practicals (FT) 40.00
Lectures (FT) 2.00
Assessment (FT) 8.00

Assessment Methods

Component Duration Weighting Threshold Description
Exam (School) 1.50 25.00 35% Mid-Term Test -25% (Unseen - 1 ½ Hours)
Coursework 1 n/a 50.00 35% Skill card+ Viva voce +Lab report : 50%
Exam (School) 1.50 25.00 35% End-Term Test- 25% (Unseen - 1 ½ Hours)