MBE4001 - Mold and Die Design

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
(MBE2003 or MEEM2003 or MBE2040) and (MBE2016 or MEEM2016) and (MBE2034 or MEEM2034) (Prerequisites which are not part of the Major Requirement are waived for students admitted with Advanced Standing.)
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

Mould and die making is one of the most important linkage industries of the plastics and metals industry which support the consumer products manufacturing. The aims of this course are to introduce to the students the basic concepts of tool design and develop their technical abilities to supervise a modern tool design office. Upon successfully completing this course, the students would gain an in-depth understanding of the principles and acquire basic technical skills concerning (i) design of moulds and press tools and dies for plastic and metal products in the watch, toy and electronic product manufacturing sectors; and (ii) the design of jig and fixture for manufacturing processes.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 2.5 hours
Detailed Course Information


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