spring 2020
STE6307 Computer Integrated Manufacturing - 5 ECTS

Last changed 14.01.2021

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 December.

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October

Type of course

Theoretical course. The course may be taken as a single subject

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering program with minimum 30 credits Mathematics/statistics topics.

Application code: 9371 

Suggested pre-requisites: STE6210 Robotics in Manufacturing

Course content

Introduction; Manufacturing system; Models of Manufacturing system; CAD and its integration into computer integrated manufacturing system; CAPP and its integration into computer integrated manufacturing system; Shop floor and its control; Communication system and protocol; methods for manufacturing system planning and analysis

Recommended prerequisites

STE6210 Robotics in Manufacturing Systems

Objectives of the course

The course offers students insights of subsystems of a computer integrated manufacturing system; integration of and communication between those subsystems; and modeling, planning and analysis of manufacturing systems. The course provides elementary understanding of logic and digital control systems and automation of manufacturing operations.

Students will acquire basic training in programming.


  • Theoretical and practical knowledge about basic metal-working processes.
  • Basic knowledge about machine tools and CNC programming.
  • Knowledge about industrial robots and manufacturing automation.
  • Basic knowledge about dimensional measurements and quality engineering.
  • Knowledge about material flow and information flow in the manufacturing industry.


  • Be able to plan and carry out simple manufacturing processes based on product drawings.
  • Have the skills to operate different types of measurement instruments and be able to conduct basic quality control.

General competence

  • Understand the relation between product specifications and manufacturing technology.
  • Have basic knowledge about technological processes in a manufacturing company.
  • Be able to assess the potential for automation in manufacturing companies.

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Lectures, and laboratory work/exercises, mainly with computers.


Mandatory tasks

There are 6 obligatory assignments. 4 of the assignments must be approved for access to the written exam.


A 3 hour written exam account for 100% of the grade in the course.

The grading will be done by using a A-F grading scale, where F is a fail.

Re-sit exam

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: STE6307