Swayam Central

Manufacturing Systems Technology I & II

By Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya   |   IIT Kanpur
This is an introductory level course in Manufacturing Systems Technology and management. For most enterprises, the long term goal is to stay in business, grow and make profits. This is particularly true for manufacturing enterprises, which must understand the dynamic changes that are taking place in business environment and are flexible enough to change at every level. This course is an introductory course for engineering professionals who would like to take up careers in manufacturing and also for professionals who are already in manufacturing careers and would like to see the technological changes that manufacturing paradigm has witnessed in the last 3 decades.

INTENDED AUDIENCE:UG/PG of Mechanical Engineering/ Industrial and Production Engineering/ Material Science and Engineering/ Metallurgical Engineering.


INDUSTRY SUPPORT:SMIL (Gurgaon), HAL (Kanpur and Lucknow), Cyeint (Hyderabad), Small and medium scale production industries.

Learners enrolled: 1448


Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 14 Sep 2020
End Date : 04 Dec 2020
Exam Date : 19 Dec 2020
Enrollment Ends : 21 Sep 2020
Category :
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Level : Undergraduate


    Week 1 to 3 : Manufacturing properties of materials, Computer aided designing
    Week 4 to 5 : Principles and process planning of basic machining processes, Machine tools design.
    Week 6 : Computer aided process planning
    Week 7 : Introduction to CNC part programming, Product design
    Week 8 : Just-in-time manufacturing 
    Week 9 : Quality systems engineering
    Week 10 to 11: Cost of quality and statistical quality control
    Week 12 : Robotic systems planning and designing




    Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya

    IIT Kanpur
    Prof. Shantanu Bhattacharya is currently as Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of technology Kanpur. Prior to joining the department he has been associated at a senior management level at Suzuki Motors and has over 6 years of experience in various production capacities and positions. Prof. Bhattacharya currently takes care of the 4-I laboratory at IIT Kanpur as its coordinator and has also been associated with the TA202 laboratory as coordinator between 2012-2015. Both these laboratories are very high end in terms of offering manufacturing training programs


    The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    Date and Time of Exams: 19 December 2020 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


    Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
    Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

    Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

    Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kanpur .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc

    Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

    Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

    - NPTEL team