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 assistants Christopher Krebs M.Sc.
Jonathan Utsch M.Sc.
Offering cycle
Semester hours per week
Credit points
winter semester
Aims The aim of the lecture is to provide students with a basic understanding of the various manufacturing processes and their physical operating principles.

The lecture should enable students to select the most cost-effective, quality-oriented and, above all, functionally appropriate manufacturing process.
  • Structure of the manufacturing processes
  • Master forming
  • Forming
  • Manufacturing processes (milling, turning, grinding, …)
  • Joining (welding, laser welding, assembling, …)
  • Coating
  • Change material properties
  • Sustainability and resource efficiency
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 The examination will take place on 04.03.2024, time and room will be announced in good time.

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to draw your attention once again to the fact that the Corona special regulations for exams of the TU Darmstadt are no longer valid. This means in particular that the cancellation of exam third attempts in case of failure is no longer valid.

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