Technology of Manufacturing Processes (TdF)

The lecture “Technology of Manufacturing Processes” is a compulsory lecture for students of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. Furthermore, the lecture is offered for the study for the teaching profession at vocational schools of industrial-technical subjects.

Event type Lecture (bachelor´s degree)
Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. M. Weigold
Mentoring assistant Christopher Krebs M. Sc.
Offering cycle
Semester hours per week
Credit points
winter semester
Time and place Note Due to the Corona Pandemic, the lecture will be online. Further information can be found on Moodle
Aims The aim of the lecture is to give the prospective engineer a basic understanding of the various manufacturing processes and their physical principles.

The lecture should enable the prospective engineer to select the manufacturing process that is optimal in terms of cost, quality and, above all, function.
  • Structure of the manufacturing processes
  • Master forming
  • Forming
  • Manufacturing processes (milling, turning, grinding, …)
  • Joining (welding, laser welding, assembling, …)
  • Coating
  • Change material properties
  • Plastics processing
  • Electronics manufacturing
Literature Lecture notes TdF
König, W.: Manufacturing Processes Volume 1 – 5
Lecture notes Sold in the lecture hall at the beginning of the lecture and is subsequently still in L1|01 107 available.
Download TdF Lecture Slides The lecture slides are accessible via Moodle.
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Registration TUCaN
Exam 24.08.2022 15:00-17:00 Uhr

Room assignments for the exam will be made approximately 1 week prior to the exam at this location and via last year's moodle course.

Important notice:
Herewith we would like to draw your attention once again to the fact that the Corona special regulations for exams of the TU Darmstadt are no longer valid. This means in particular that the cancellation of exam third attempts in case of failure is no longer valid.

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Announcement of grades Grades will be announced via TUCaN after correction.