Production Methods
Study plans 2016-2017 - TEK2111 - 10 ECTS

On the basis of


Expected learning outcomes


  • Elements of HES
  • Most common production methods and the products made by these methods
  • Some highly specialized production methods
  • Economic aspects of choosing production methods
  • Environmental aspects of choosing production methods


  • Understanding of industrial production
  • Usage of industrial machines
  • Calculate and choose production parameters
  • Choose of tooling
  • Choose of optimal production methods

General knowledge

  • Students should be able to see the choice of production method in a holistic perspective. This means in particular ecological, environmental conditions.
  • Students should have sufficient knowledge of different production processes to understand how choice  of method affects a product development process.


  • HES
  • Casting
  • Forming
  • Machining
  • Cutting
  • Polymer production
  • Composite production
  • Powder metallurgy
  • Joining methods
  • Special methods
  • Industrial machines and systems
    • PLC, CNC, Hydraulics, Pneumatics
  • Work shop work
  • Technical visits

Teaching Methods

Laboratory work
Project work

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Teaching Materials

  • Corneliussen, Rolf Garbo: Tilvirkningsteknikk, Fagbokforlaget, ISBN 978-82-767-4559-7
  • Hartvigsen m.fl:  Verkstedhåndboka, Gyldendal undervisning, ISBN 978-82-053-5707-5
  • HMS Kompendium HIG Jo Sterten
  • Rapid prototyping kompendium HIG T.E. Nicolaisen
  • Beregning og valg av produksjonsparametere HIG T.E. Nicolaisen
  • En innføring i industrielle styringer Kompendium HIG T.E. Nicolaisen
  • Hydrauliske anlegg Kompendium HIG T.E. Nicolaisen
  • Pneumatiske anlegg Kompendium HIG T.E. Nicolaisen

Støttelitteratur oppgis ved semesterstart