Module title: Engineering Practice

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC07408
Module leader: Martin Askey
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Management


Description of module content:

The aim of this module is to :
- introduce students to hands-on workshop practice including the use of machine tools, joining methods and the use of metrology equipment in the assessment of manufactured products.
and to
- Introduce students to engineering practice in industrial situations through a series of visits to local companies

Hands-on manufacture workshop tools will include welding, soldering, lathes, milling machines and drilling. This module is intended to increase your knowledge and understanding of professional engineering practice. It will provide a sound basis to enable you to work competently, collaboratively, safely and effectively within a workshop environment and in the wider context of a typical commercial enterprise.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Demonstrate knowledge of the operating principles of machining processes and machine tools
LO2: Understand the health and safety requirements for engineering processes
LO3: Carry out basic workshop operations
LO4: Discuss the role of the engineer in a variety of organisations

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