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Course unit, curriculum year 2023–2024

Digital Manufacturing, 5 cr

Tampere University
Teaching periods
Active in period 1 (1.8.2023–22.10.2023)
Active in period 2 (23.10.2023–31.12.2023)
Course code
Language of instruction
Academic years
2022–2023, 2023–2024
Level of study
Advanced studies
Grading scale
Persons responsible
Responsible teacher:
Eric Coatanea
Responsible teacher:
Hossein Mokhtarian
Responsible organisation
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences 100 %
Coordinating organisation
Mechanical Engineering Studies 100 %
Core content
  • Digital manufacturing process overview.
  • Design of functional production systems in 3D environment
  • Off-line programming of robots and machine tools.
    Methods for milling, turning and material handling.
Complementary knowledge
  • Design and modeling of basic manufacturing system components
  • Production planning with digital manufacturing tools.
  • Production process documentation
Specialist knowledge
  • 3D design principles and advantages in designing of products and production systems.
  • Simulation and analysis of production system. Comparison of alternatives.
  • Analyze and provide G-codes for CAM systems.
Learning outcomes
Recommended prerequisites
Further information
Studies that include this course
Completion option 1

Participation in teaching

28.08.2023 12.12.2023
Active in period 1 (1.8.2023–22.10.2023)
Active in period 2 (23.10.2023–31.12.2023)