ME-317 Manufacturing Processes-II



Theory = 3
Practical = 1


S. No. CLOs PLO Taxonomy
1 Explain various machining processes and associated parameters PLO-1

Level 2*

2 Apply knowledge of manufacturing processes to calculate parameters for various manufacturing operations PLO-2 Coginitive
Level 3*
3 Discuss various measurement and tolerance techniques PLO-2 Coginitive
Level 3*
4 Discuss applications of standardization in design and manufacturing PLO-8 Coginitive
Level 2*
5 Perform various machining operations on job piece as per the guidelines PLO-4 Psychomotor
Level 3*
6 Contribute in Lab work at individual and group level PLO-9 Affective
Level 4*


  • Machine Tools
    • Machine tools using single point tools, description, functions, operations performed on lathe, shaper, planer, and boring machines.
    • Machine tools using multiple cutting edge tools, description, functions, and operations performed on drilling, milling, gear cutting, broaching machines, and thread manufacturing.
    • Machine tools using abrasive wheels, description and functions of various types of grinding machines, wheel dressing and wheel balancing, honing, lapping, and super finishing operations.
  • Work Holding Devices: Basic concept and design of different work holding devices like chuck, vices, jigs and fixtures for lathe, milling, drilling etc.
  • Machining Parameters: Determination of machining time and material removal rate for various machining operations, cutting tools for manufacturing, cutting tool material characteristics, cutting tool materials, tool steels, HSS, sintered carbides, ceramics, tin-coated HSS, diamonds and cubic boron nitrides, tool geometry, tool life, tool wear and machinability, Taylor’s tool life model, sharpening and reconditioning of cutting tools, Basic concept and design of jigs and fixtures.
  • Non-Traditional Machining Processes: EDM, ECM, and ultrasonic machining.
  • Metrology: 
    • Light waves as standard of length, design and operation of linear measuring instruments, slip and block gauges, length bars, limit gauges, sine bar, reference temperature, limits and fits, hole-basis, shaft basis comparators, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and optical.
    • Errors in measurement, sensitivity, accuracy and variation, economics of measurement, measurement of squareness, flatness, straightness, roundness, gear and screw threads, advanced measuring and inspection non-contact measurement, machine tool metrology, alignment tests, level of installation, spindle straightness, flatness and squareness.
  • Surface Texture and Measurement: Roughness and measurement of roughness lay, waviness and flaws, CLA and RMS values, predication and average values of roughness for various manufacturing processes like turning, drilling, milling and grinding.
  • Standardization: Introduction, Interchangeability, assembly, principles, preparation of standards, application of standards in design and manufacturing. Standards organizations.


(01) DeGarmo's Materials and Processes in Manufacturing by J. T. Black

(02) Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems by Mikell P. Groover

(03) Manufacturing Engineering and Technology by Serope Kalpakjian & Stephen R. Schmid

*For details of Taxonomy Levels CLICK HERE!