Digital Manufacturing & Design

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Digital Manufacturing & Design

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About this course: This course will expose you to the transformation taking place, throughout the world, in the way that products are being designed and manufactured. The transformation is happening through digital manufacturing and design (DM&D) – a shift from paper-based processes to digital processes in the manufacturing industry. By the end of this course, you’ll understand what DMD is and how it is impacting careers, practices and processes in companies both large and small. You will gain an understanding of and appreciation for the role that technology is playing in this transition. The technology we use every day – whether it is communicating with friends and family, purchasing p…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: This course will expose you to the transformation taking place, throughout the world, in the way that products are being designed and manufactured. The transformation is happening through digital manufacturing and design (DM&D) – a shift from paper-based processes to digital processes in the manufacturing industry. By the end of this course, you’ll understand what DMD is and how it is impacting careers, practices and processes in companies both large and small. You will gain an understanding of and appreciation for the role that technology is playing in this transition. The technology we use every day – whether it is communicating with friends and family, purchasing products or streaming entertainment – can benefit design and manufacturing, making companies and workers more competitive, agile and productive. Discover how this new approach to making products makes companies more responsive, and employees more involved and engaged, as new career paths in advanced manufacturing evolve. Main concepts of this course will be delivered through lectures, readings, discussions and various videos. This is the first course in the Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology specialization that explores the many facets of manufacturing’s “Fourth Revolution,” and features a culminating project involving creation of a roadmap to achieve a self-established DMD-related professional goal. To learn more about the Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology specialization, please watch the overview video by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser: https://youtu.be/r-VHiwsg_t0

Who is this class for: This course is for anyone interested in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of manufacturing, from high school graduates exploring careers to operations managers and business owners hungry for an understanding of the newest manufacturing technologies.

Created by:  University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
  • Taught by:  Ken English, Deputy Director

    Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies Community of Excellence
Basic Info Course 1 of 10 in the Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology Specialization Level Beginner Commitment 2 weeks of study, 3 ½ hours per week Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.5 stars Average User Rating 4.5See what learners said Coursework

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University at Buffalo The University at Buffalo (UB) team includes the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York; the Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE), an engineering outreach center that supports the business community; and the Center for Educational Innovation, which elevates pedagogical advancement and improved learning. UB, a research-intensive public university, is the largest institution of the State University of New York system. The State University of New York The State University of New York, with 64 unique institutions, is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States. Educating nearly 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs both on campus and online, SUNY has nearly 3 million alumni around the globe.

Syllabus


WEEK 1


The Big Picture
The purpose of this module is to introduce learners to the factors and trends motivating the transition from the current state of manufacturing to a DMD model. Details of individual lessons in this module are provided below.


7 videos, 6 readings, 5 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Introduction to Digital Manufacturing & Design Technology
  2. Video: Introduction to Digital Manufacturing and Design
  3. Reading: Acknowledgements
  4. Video: Digital Manufacturing and Design
  5. Reading: Resources: Digital Manufacturing and Design
  6. Practice Quiz: Self-check
  7. Video: Impact on Manufacturing Careers
  8. Reading: Resources: Career Opportunities
  9. Practice Quiz: Self-check
  10. Video: Advantages of Digital Manufacturing and Design
  11. Reading: Resources: Transition to Digital Manufacturing and Design
  12. Practice Quiz: Self-check
  13. Video: Information Sharing in the Digital Thread
  14. Reading: Resources: Data Procurement Standards
  15. Practice Quiz: Self-check
  16. Video: Multiple Organizations in the Manufacturing Process
  17. Reading: Resources: Manufacturing Supply Chains
  18. Practice Quiz: Self-check
  19. Discussion Prompt: Digital Manufacturing & Design-- Week 1 Reflection

Graded: Digital Manufacturing & Design. Week 1 Quiz

WEEK 2


Components of the Paradigm



The purpose of this module is to introduce learners to the multiple components that integrate to create a future manufacturing enterprise (i.e., a digital link between design and production, leveraging data analytics to identify opportunities for increased quality and efficiency, interconnected and transparent machines, production facilities, and supply chains). Details of individual lessons in this module are provided below.


7 videos, 10 readings, 5 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Components
  2. Reading: Resources: Introduction to the Digital Thread
  3. Practice Quiz: Self-Check
  4. Video: Gaining Insight from Data
  5. Reading: Resources: Advanced Analysis
  6. Practice Quiz: Self- Check
  7. Video: A Closed Loop Approach
  8. Reading: Resources: Intelligent Machining
  9. Practice Quiz: Self-Check
  10. Video: Integrated Information Systems in the Product Lifecycle
  11. Reading: Resources: Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise
  12. Video: An Open Source Strategy
  13. Reading: Resources: Digital Manufacturing Commons
  14. Practice Quiz: Self-check
  15. Video: Protecting Your Organization
  16. Reading: Resources: Digital Manufacturing Security
  17. Practice Quiz: Self-Check
  18. Video: Your 4.0 Roadmap to Success: Overview
  19. Discussion Prompt: Your 4.0 Roadmap to Success in Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology
  20. Reading: Your 4.0 Roadmap to Success-- Resources
  21. Reading: Your 4.0 Roadmap to Success: Step 1
  22. Reading: Digital Manufacturing & Design-- Key Takeaways
  23. Reading: Digital Manufacturing & Design-- Course References

Graded: Digital Manufacturing & Design. Week 2 Quiz
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