Production Technology

"Production Technology" is a compulsory lecture for students of mechanical and process engineering as well as industrial engineering. It is also offered to students of educational degrees at vocational schools with an industrial and technical focus.

The lecture covers production technologies like primary shaping and forming.

The primary contents are:

  • Boundary conditions and aims of the production technology
  • Fundamentals and processes of primary shaping technologies
  • Fundamentals and processes of forming technologies
  • Examples from real life production


Semester hours per week

Credit Points
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Peter Groche

Cédric Brunk M. Sc.
Stefan Kraus M. Sc.


Downloads The lecture slides are accessible via Moodle
Script sale On Tuesday, 8th November 2022, from 8:15 to 8:30 a.m. in L402/1&2. Afterwards, please contact:
Exam The examination “Technology of Manufacturing Processes” in the winter semester 22/23 will take place on Tuesday, 14 February 2023 from 14:00–16:30.

No other aids are permitted for the examination apart from a document-proof writing utensil.

Remember to bring a current student ID as well as a photo ID.
Online-Consultation Further information will be announced on Moodle.
Score Publishing The notes will be announced after the correction via TUCaN.
Exam Correction Review
Contents 1. Introduction to Manufacturing Technology

2. Factory Operation

3. Primary Shaping

3.1 Casting Processes
  • Basics of Primary Shaping
  • Casting Materials
  • Design Rules
  • Processes with Lost Moulds
  • Processes with Permanent Moulds
3.2 Powder Metallurgy
3.3 Generative Processes

4. Forming
4.1 Basics of Metal Forming
4.2 Massive Forming
4.3 Sheet Metal Forming
4.4 Special Processes
4.5 Forming Machines