Manufacturing Process selection and Design for Manufacturing

Learn the principles of process selection and DFM

Course Summary

 Design for manufacturing or DFM is a very important practical activity in Mechanical design engineering.

 Converting concept  into designs which can be manufactured and ready for implementation is a key skill in product development.

This course attempts to cover the basics of designing for manufacturing including selecting a suitable process based on various criteria and designing for the process to reduce cost and improve ease of manufacturing .

Topics covered are :
- Importance of Process selection
- Parameters and Criteria for selection  
- Comparison of processes  
- Process- Shape matrix  
- Section wall thickness and Tolerance ranges  
- Cost associated  
- Part complexity and part cost  
- Prototyping vs production  
- Case studies in process selection  
- Designing for Forging - principles and guidelines  
- Designing for Casting - principles and guidelines  
- Design for Injection Molding  - Principles and guidelines.  
- Exercises to practice

The learning outcome of this course is to develop a strong basic comparative understanding of various processes and get started with designing as per certain processes to build DFM skills for mechanical design & product development.

Course will be best suitable for  Mechanical design engineers who want to level up their DFM knowledge and skills .

Course Curriculum

Mufaddal Rasheed

Mufaddal Rasheed is a mechanical design engineer , inventor and online entrepreneur working towards building a comprehensive knowledge resource base for students and  mechanical design professionals with focus on building skills and  knowledge to design mechanical products

The goal  is to build a comprehensive knowledge eco-system for mechanical design engineers and aspirants which would prepare an individual for engineering innovation and advance their careers in terms of knowledge. 

Experienced professional with 7+ years experience in Automotive product development designing chassis and suspension systems and being part of multiple projects from concept to production. 

He is passionate about mechanical design and innovation and writes regularly on Quora with a Top writer badge.

Core belief is that engineering is a lifelong learning process and for a designer  it is "the more you know the better you design"

Working towards developing an alternate solution to the problems of engineering education and upskilling for economic growth. 

Course Pricing

  • Manufacturing process selection
  • $45 USD

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