The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Polymer tecnology 2005 - 2006 - Manufacturing


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

To create the tool paths for the machining of parts using CAM software for a CNC machine.

Learning outcomes

To prepare the student to choose the right method for machine tooling as well as suitable tools on the basis of a technical drawing and with a CAM programme generate the NC-code to machine the part.

Course contents

Modelling principles of MasterCam in 2-D and 3-D.
-Milling operations
-Lathe opertaions
-Mastercam Programming
-CNC machining

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Manufacturing Methods
Machine-tooling by Cutting

Previous course names


Additional information

Exercises before 15.6.2007
Exam ok

Recommended or required reading

Modern Produktiosteknik del 2 kapitel 5; ISBN 91-634-0262-9
Tutorial Mill and Lathe
Kalpakillian S: Manufacturing Engineering and Techno-logy,
Addison Wesley, New York, ISBN 0-201-12849-7
Cedercreutz Kettil: Sätt styrsystemen i system, Utbild-ningshuset
Studentliteratur 1994, Lund, ISBN 91-44-46261-1

Study activities

  • Lectures - 8 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 8 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 20 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 57 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 57 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 76 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations


Järvinen Olli


Mathew Vihtonen

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2007-09-30

The timetable of the course

Inledning vecka 16
Individuel arbete samt handledning
Tent vecka 22

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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