Advanced Manufacturing Processes

ADM80013 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 35 hours


Postgraduate Students:
No Prerequisites
Undergraduate Students:
200 Credit Points

Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit is to provide students with an understanding of specific laser-based and metal processing technologies and skills relating to the implementation of these technologies in modern manufacturing industry within both global and local contexts.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

 1. Describe the application of different types of lasers and the operating principles of related processes such as laser cutting, laser welding or laser cladding (K2, K3, K4, S1, A2, A3, A4)

2.   Demonstrate an awareness of industrial laser technology and real world manufacturing applications (K2, K3, K4, K6, S1, S2, A2, A3)

3.   Relate the effects of the laser operating conditions to the relevant materials properties and product quality (K3, K4, S1, S2, S3, S4, A2, A3, A4, A7)

4.   Demonstrate knowledge of the contemporary metal processing techniques

       (K3, S4, A2, A3, A4, A7)

Courses with unit

From Semester 1 2017 the unit will be known as:
Advanced Manufacturing Processes