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Materials and Production Processes 6 Credits

Course Contents

In this course materials and production processes related to assistive technologies are discussed. We predict the expected outcome of manufacturing processes and cover the areas of application of materials and discuss the role of material properties, surfaces and tolerances in assistive technologies. The course is focused on materials and production processes that are relevant for production of assistive technologies. Forming techniques for plastics, both thermo and reinforced as well as metal sheet and tube metal forming are covered. The course also discusses the application of additive manufacturing in assistive technologies. The course encompasses the automation of production processes and how to assess the economical and sustainability aspects of production.

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold a minimum of a Bachelor degree or equivalent (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) in prosthetics and orthotics or mechanical engineering. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: HMPR21
The course is conducted at: School of Health and Welfare

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2021: Jan 25 - Feb 21
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Marisol Rico-Cortez
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12800kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-H1161
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