Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to be able to design a mould for a typical plastic engineered component that has undercuts outside and inside the component and holes going through the sidewalls.

Learning outcomes

- Ability to incorporate advanced components into the mould design. - Using Moldflow to aid in the design of plastic parts and metal moulds. - Production of a complete mould design for a plastic component using CAD software mould tooling (Solid Works).

Course contents

- Cold runner systems. - Use of side action cams. - Project design using standard libraries. - Analysis of part design with Moldflow.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Mould Design [PT-2-007]

Additional information

Compulsory participation 60% Deadline for assignments: 31.01.2016

Recommended or required reading

I:\undervisning\plastteknik\moldflow Trouble Shooting Injection Moulding, Goodship, Vannessa, http://site.ebrary.com/lib/arcada/docDetail.action?docID=10236794&p00=mould+design http://www.dmeeu.com/en/downloadcenter/type/euro The Mould Design Guide, P. Jones, Smithers rapra, 2008, ISBN: 978-1-84735-088-6

Study activities

  • Lectures - 36 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 29 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Assignments (45%) Exam (55%)

Teacher

Nyroth Erland

Examiner

Vihtonen Mathew

Home page of the course

Erland's homepage Mould design 2 2015-2016

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2016-01-31

Assessment methods

  • 2015-12-18 - Exams
  • 2016-01-31 - Reports and productions

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