Course code MašZP022

Credit points 6

Practice of Production Engineering Service

Total Hours in Course240

Independent study hours240

Date of course confirmation07.02.2017

Responsible UnitInstitute of Engineering and Energetics

Course developer

author Inženiertehnikas un enerģētikas institūts

Jānis Lāceklis-Bertmanis

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

The aim of the course is to learn more about work specifics of the chosen profiling speciality, company equipment, structure, tools and control system of CNC management and product specialisation, technological process and exactness of measurement providing, during the practice of production engineering service students.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

1. Knowledge - managed in personnel management in CNC machine monitoring, product quality management, work safety and environmental protection - practice report.
2. Skills - know the technical parameters of the machine, its structure, the necessary tools and application possibilities - practice report.

3. Competence - able to choose and justify the conformity of production machinery to production conditions and production volume - exam.

Course Content(Calendar)

1. To get acquainted with company administration, management structure, assortment of manufactured products – 10h;
2. Get acquainted with equipment, technological equipment, work organization – 10h;
3. Get acquainted with the methodology and make engineering calculations – 10h;
4. Learn the methodology for designing machines and appliances – 20h;
5. Participate in technology development in the company – 20h;
6. Get acquainted with production preparation – 20h;
7. To get acquainted with production planning in the company – 20h;
8. Introducing production management in the company – 20h;
9. To get acquainted with provision and repair of technical supervision of production equipment – 20h;
10. Get acquainted with quality management in the company – 20h;
11. To get acquainted with the provision of environmental protection in the company – 20h
12. To get acquainted with the economic evaluation of the production process – 20h;
13. Choose your next specialty – 20h;
14. To draw up a practice report as an individual engineering work – 10h.

Requirements for awarding credit points

Examination type - exam. The exam consists of: report on the practice; quality of completion of the practice program; answer questions about the work to be done in practice.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Preparation of a practice report, which describes the work responsibilities performed during the practice, the work performed, their significance. The student must describe the acquired knowledge, skills and abilities, and must prepare for the exam.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The assessment of the exam depends on the end-of-practice report on the profession, its duties, the work performed, the responsibilities, the importance of the work performed, the qualifications and knowledge required for the job, the specifics of the work, the knowledge, skills, quality management organization in the company, and answer questions about the practice.

Compulsory reading

1. Avotiņš J. Konstrukciju materiālu tehnoloģija. 1. daļa. Metālu karstā apstrāde. Jelgava: LLU, 2000. 127 lpp.
2. Avotiņš J. Konstrukciju materiālu tehnoloģija. 2. daļa. Apstrāde griežot. Jelgava: LLU, 2001. 221 lpp.
3. Avotiņš J. Metālapstrāde. Jelgava: LLU. 2009. 400 lpp.
4. Smid P. CNC Programming Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Practical CNC Programming. Edition 3. Industrial Press, Inc. 2008. 600 p.

5. Bērenfelds V. Tehniskais minimums metālapstrādē. Rīga: Avots, 1989. 264 lpp.

Further reading

1. Metalworking: Tools and Techniques. Stan Bray. 2003. 176 p.
2. Metalworking Fluids. J. P. Byers. Taylor & Francis, 1994. 500 p.
3. Steel: A Handbook for Materials Research and Engineering. H.-E. Arntz ... [et al.]. Volume 1. Dusseldorf: Fundamentals Verlag Stahleisen, 1992. 737 p.

4. Steel: A. Handbook for Materials Research and Engineering. H.-E. Arntz ... [et al.]. Volume 2. Dusseldorf: Fundamentals Verlag Stahleisen, 1993. 839 p.


Obligatory for students of the bachelor of professional higher education program “Machine Design and Production” for full and part time students.