Bachelor’s degree programme 6.050503, Machine Building

Qualification awarded: 
Bachelor of Machine Building
Level of qualification : 
Bachelor
Specific admission requirements: 
None. The enrollment is carried out on the general grounds.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: 
None
Profile of the programme: 
The students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for designing, construction, fabrication, repair, operation, and renovation articles, equipment, auxiliaries, technological tools, for formation of structures of technological processes of fabrication and repair, for application of new methods of materials machining, normative forms and records, standards, etc., for ensuring the quality level of production in mechanical engineering enterprises and those of other branches of industry. The specialists in machine building possess the necessary knowledge in the branch of development, calculation, and creation of prototypes and new articles, technological equipment, auxiliaries, designing technological processes of packing or fabrication and assembly, and others. The sphere of their activity consists of enterprises, establishments, organizations of different profile and field of activity- mechanical engineering, automotive industry, transport, light and processing industries, chemical and electronic branches of industry. During their courses, students master modern techniques of designing, constructing, computing with the application of traditional and modern means and systems of designing. The specialists are able to design and to develop modern technological processes of fabrication of articles for machine building, technological processes of computer engineering and the most modern software packages for designing and computing purposes (Компас, Delcam, Solidwork, and others ).
The total amount of the curriculum is 240 ECTS credits, including module of humanities and social subjects — 28 credits, module of fundamental, natural, and general economic subjects — 78 credits, module of professional and practical training — 134 credits.
Key learning outcomes: 

1. Subject area knowledge

  • Synthesis and optimization of technological processes of fabrication, assembly, and repair, of articles for machine building, those of packing different articles and their storage, calculation of technological modes and indices of selection of optimal structure.
  • Principles of development, designing, and constructing technological equipment, auxiliaries, processes, tools for materials machining and production packing.
  • Fundamentals of operation and repair of packing or technological equipment, application of systems for controlling production packing processes or fabrication of articles.
  • Fundamentals of constructing, modeling, and machine parts forming.
  • Methods, means, software of computer-aided designing, constructing, calculation, and modeling.
  • Systems of automated designing for cutting tools, equipment, and technological processes.
  • Design of metal-cutting machine tools, equipment for plastic, foundry, etc. fabrication of articles.
  • Principles of designing and constructing for packing.
  • Fundamentals of automation of processes of articles fabrication or processes of packing.
  • Designing simple means of electronic control and technological equipment.
  • Fundamentals of controlling the life cycle of articles.

2. Cognitive skills and habits from the subject

  • Abilities to use professional-profiled knowledge and practical skills from fundamental subjects for design-technological preparing of fabrication of articles of all kinds of mechanical engineering.
  • Ability to apply knowledge and acquired habits to solve qualitative and quantitative tasks of real production.
  • Skills in creating schematic diagrams, arranging the constituent parts of units, assemblies, mechanisms, and machines from individual machine parts and articles.
  • Ability to use methods of drawing 2-D and 3-D models of machine parts, assemblies, and articles.
  • Skills in creating forms and records of design and production according to the requirements of standards currently in force.
  • Ability to estimate, to interpret output data for synthesis of new articles, processes.
  • Skills in applying main postulates of interchangability, standardization, and technical measurements.
  • Habits of verbal and written representation of practical elaborations.

3. Practical skills

  • Habits of work organization for subdivisions of machine building enterprises.
  • Skills in keeping forms and records of design and technology.
  • Abilities to operate modern computers and to use specialized software for automated designing and carrying out special calculations.
  • Habits of work with means of measurement and checking.
  • Skills in using standards and normative documents currently in force in a certain branch of production.
  • Habits of operating and maintaining corresponding technical equipment, tools.

4. General skills and comprehension

  • Skills in taking into account main economic laws, ecologic principles and to apply elements of sociocultural competence.
  • Skills in taking into account processes of socio-polytical history of Ukraine, legislative principles and ethic norms in productive and social activities.
  • Calculating skills.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples: 
Objects of activity of the Bachelor specializing in Machine Building is determined by the application of the acquired knowledge and skills in modern (the latest) technologies of automated designing and those of fabricating industrial equipment and automotive engineering. The bachelors can create new technological equipment with modern control systems using the latest materials and technologies to fabricate them; they can also carry out innovations, ensure diagnostics, operation, and repair; they can be employed in marketing activity, organize production process, and carry out functions of managers and organizers of production. Specialists work in design, research, and production enterprises and in establishments of mechanical engineering and automotive, light, food, processing, chemical, electronic, and other branches of industry as designers, technologists, managers of production; they carry out marketing activity concerning specialist’s supervision of innovation, implementation, and sale of technolonological equipment.

Professional profile — specialist in design of equipment for electronic industry

Using special software and means of graphic modeling, operating modern computers, the specialist designs technological processes of fabrication of elements of electronic devices, assembly of units of electronic devices; the specialist constructs automated technological equipment for production subdivisions of electronic industry and other modern machine building enterprises; the specialist also develops constructions of industrial vacuum systems, use means of testing air-tihgtness of technical objects, are able to use methods of operation and repair of special technological accessories.

Professional profile — specialist in design of equipment for processing and food industries

Using special software and means of graphic modeling, operating modern computers, the specialist designs technological processes and automated technological equipment for confectionary, baking, brewing, coffee, and other processing and food industries, as well as for enterprises of mechanical engineering.

Professional profile — specialist in design of equipment for light industry

Using special software and means of graphic modeling, operating modern computers, the specialist designs technological processes and automated technological equipment for light industry.

Professional profile — specialist in design of wheel and caterpillar vehicles

Using special software and operating modern computers, according to the requirements of ergonomics and art design, the specialist constructs automotive and tractor means of transport, maintains automotive machinery with a help of modern diagnostic equipment and software.
Access to further studies: 
The Bachelor in Machine Building can continue his/her training in a university in the second level of higher education (Master) in Mechanical Engineering.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading: 
Provisional on knowledge evaluation and recognition of student’s rating in the credite-module system of training.
Graduation requirements: 
Completed training curriculum amounting to 240 credits, successfully defensed Bachelor’s qualification work.
Mode of study: 
Full-time training
Programme director: 
Associate Prof. Roman M. Sheremeta, Candidate of technical sciences.