Machining process
TeachersONO, TakenoriStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 2 2nd semest [Department of Mechanical and Precision System, Faculty of Science and Engineering]
CategoryBasic Major Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective Requisites 2credit
 Syllabus Number1F203

Course Description

Main topics are as follows:
・Definition and significance of conventional machining processes.
・Classification of the conventional machining such as casting, forging, molding, cutting, abrasive process, energy beam process, etc.
・Principle of the conventional machining processes.
・Machine tools and their elements for conventional machining processes.
・Contemporary manufacturing systems and its environmental issues.
・Principle of the measurement systems for machining processes.
・Recent topics about machining processes.
*It is required that students have knowledge about typical material properties and fundamentals of the mechanics of materials, before lesson starts.

Course Objectives

An introduction of the principle of the typical machining processes for mechanical products such as, casting, forging, molding, cutting, abrasive process, energy beam process, etc. Topics include machine tool, measurement systems, contemporary factories and their environmental issues and recent progresses of this field.

Grading Policy

Final grade will be calculated according to following, presentation of the group discussion (50%) and final examination (50%). To pass, students must earn at least 60 points out of 100.

Textbook and Reference

Textbook材料加工プロセス (Machining process in Japanese), First volume
Kyoritsu shuppan.
ReferencesOther references will be introduced in the class.


English information will be announced on LMS (*internal use).
And the detail will be introduced in the class.


This course will be taught in Japanese.


1Classification of the conventional machining
2Casting #1: its principle and characteristics
3Casting #2: its structure and defects
4Plastic working #1: its principle and classification
5Plastic working #1: its practical applications, forging, bending, shearing and tube forming
6Molding: its principle and newly applications
7Cutting: its principle, machine tools, and newly applications
8Abrasive process: grinding, polishing, and newly their applications
9Energy beam processes: electro-discharging process, laser process, electron beam process, and ion beam processes include the Focused Ion Beam
10Micro machining: its principle and problems include the lithography, epitaxy and plasma processes
11Joining: Mechanical joints, adhesive glues
12Welding: its principle and applications, include solid state welding (Ex. FSW) and soldering.
13Manufacturing systems
14Measurement systems
15Summarize, Final test