Production Engineering

Modern companies constantly need specialists capable to work and maintain modern production equipment.

The specialists graduating from the Production Engineering study programme implemented by Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences will be in demand in the labor market because they will be able to use modern software design packages CAD / CAM / CAE, as well as will be able to install and maintain CNC machines, mechatronic systems, laser devices, and perform digital production supervision engineering and consulting work in manufacturing companies that require integrated knowledge. Students will acquire integrated and prospective knowledge of mechanics, electronics and informatics in the labour market, therefore they will have engineering versatility, which gives them a competitive advantage.

The programme is best suited for those who are distinguished by engineering thinking and desire to learn independently apply knowledge to concrete problems.

Why at Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences?

Students in modern laboratories design and manufacture logistics robots, robotic logistics terminals, strengthen practical skills by installing, combining and operating pneumatic devices and hydraulic system elements.

Further possible career paths

Access to professional activity

Graduates of Production Engineering study programme will be able to work in manufacturing companies as technologists-programmers capable to develop CNC device management programmes and apply them in practice; masters, production managers capable of organizing the production process; digital mechanics engineers, understanding the importance of modernizing production processes, capable to select, assemble and adjust new equipment; consultants in the field of digitization of production processes. The lack of these specialists is mostly felt in the innovative manufacturing sector, which has the greatest potential for development and which is inevitability based on advanced mechatronics technologies.

Access to further study

Graduate can continue studies in Lithuanian and foreign higher education institutions following study programmes of the second cycle in study fields of production engineering, mechanical engineering and electronics engineering.

Study programme information

Mode and duration Full-time – 3 years, Part-time – 4 years
Study Programme national code 6531EX062
Scope of the study 180 credits (ECTS)
Language of instruction English
Field of education Engineering and engineering trades
Group of study fields Engineering Sciences
Study field Production and Manufacturing Engineering
Qualification degree and (or) qualification to be awarded Professional Bachelor of Engineering Sciences
Chairman of the Study Programme Committee The Head of Engineering Sciences Department Saulius Palepšaitis, email s.palepsaitis@svako.lt, tel. (+370 41) 52 50 98
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Objectives of a study programme and intended learning outcomes

Objective of a study programme – to train the production engineering specialist having integral knowledge of mechanics, electronics and information technology as well as the organization of the production, capable to understand technological processes, manage and monitor technological equipment, design and improve mechanical and mechatronic systems, independently adopt and implement decisions, work innovatively in competitive conditions and improve in professional activities.

Learning outcomes

 

To acquire skills and abilities to:

1. Know and apply ways of calculation, physical phenomena and quantitative expression of these phenomena.

2. Understand the structure of technological devices, basic parameters of their elements and selection criteria.

3. Know the materials used in production, their properties, principles of selection and methods of processing.

4. Understand the principles of technological equipment management.

5. Understand the processes taking place in industry and principles, methods and problems of modern production organization.

Ability to perform engineering analysis to:

6. Evaluate mechatronic systems when performing basic calculations, comparing and choosing conceptual solutions.

7. Analyze and compare the characteristics of materials, tools and equipment in the preparation of the digital processing model.

To have knowledge and skills necessary to carry out production engineering study field projection tasks to:

8. Formulate and perform projection tasks in accordance with the standards and requirements defined by technical regulations.

9. Utilize computer programs for calculation and design of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and automatic systems.

To be able to carry out applied research to:

10. Collect and analyse data to solve the identified production tasks using various information sources and databases.

11. Carry out research of technological equipment management parameters, formulate practical conclusions.

12. Have the skills to work with typical equipment used in the production engineering study field.

To have practical knowledge and skills to solve engineering tasks to:

13. Establish technological processes by selecting technological equipment and tools, applying the principles of digital production.

14. Select production equipment components for production processes.

15. Maintain and manage technological equipment, assessing its reliability and controlling the quality of the production.

16. Assess the cost-effectiveness and environmental impact of engineering solutions

17. Organize and safely carry out the technological process.

To have personal and social abilities to:

18. Communicate and cooperate with both the engineering community and the general public and adapt to constant changes in professional activities.

19. Independently organize the activities of the company (branch), while understanding responsibility for the results of engineering activities.

 

Study subjects (modules) and practical training

Full-time study subjects and practices are presented here. Part-time studies last 4 years, the sequence of subjects may vary.

YEAR I 

YEAR II 

YEAR III 

Semester I

Semester III

Semester V

  • Physics
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Engineering Materials Mathematics
  • Technical Measurements
  • Cognitive Practice
  • Digital Technologies
  • Physical Education 
  • Basics of Automation
  • Engineering Research
  • Machine Elements
  • Materials Processing Technological Equipment
  • Programming 
  • Manufacturing Technologies
  • Computer Materials Processing
  • Technological Practice
  • Economy of Companies and Management
  • Technological Equipment Modernization / Image Processing in Automated Production
  • Management of Technological Processes / Programming of Industrial Robots
  • Civil Safety

Semester II

Semester IV

Semester VI

  • Electrotechnics and Electronics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Computer Projection
  • Measurement Practice
  • Professional German Language / Professional English Language / Professional Russian Language
  • Professional Language
  • Physical Education  
  • Environmental and Human Safety
  • Exploitation Practice
  • Gear Management Systems
  • Technological Equipment Exploitation
  •  Manufacturing Technologies
  • Sociology / Philosophy / Basics of Law 
  • Economy of Companies and Management
  •  Production Management
  • Automatic Management of Technological Processes / Programming of Industrial Robots
  • Final Practice
  • Final Project 
 

I metai

II metai

III metai

IV metai

1 SEMESTRAS

3 SEMESTRAS

5 SEMESTRAS

7 SEMESTRAS

  • Fizika
  • Inžinerinė grafika
  • Matematika
  • Pažintinė praktika
  • Techniniai matavimai
  • Skaitmeninės technologijos
  • Aplinkos ir žmonių sauga
  • Automatikos pagrindai
  • Inžinerinė mechanika
  • Matavimų praktika
  • Specialybės anglų kalba / Specialybės rusų kalba / Specialybės vokiečių kalba
  • Medžiagų apdirbimo technologinė įranga
  • Eksploatavimo praktika
  • Pavarų valdymo sistemos
  • Technologinių įrenginių eksploatavimas
  • Robotikos pagrindai / Specialioji gamybos technologija
  • Gamybos technologijos
  • Gamybos valdymas
  • Įmonių ekonomika ir vadyba
  • Technologinių įrenginių modernizavimas / Vaizdų apdorojimas automatizuotoje gamyboje
  • Technologinių procesų automatinis valdymas / Pramoninių robotų programavimas
  •  

2 SEMESTRAS

4 SEMESTRAS

6 SEMESTRAS

8 SEMESTRAS

  • Elektrotechnika ir elektronika
  • Inžinerinės medžiagos
  • Kompiuterinis projektavimas
  • Specialybės kalba
  •  
  • Inžineriniai tyrimai
  • Mašinų elementai
  • Programavimas
  • Medžiagų apdirbimo technologinė įranga
  • Specialybės anglų kalba / Specialybės rusų kalba / Specialybės vokiečių kalba
  •  
  • Kompiuterinis medžiagų apdirbimo projektavimas
  • Technologinė praktika
  • Gamybos technologijos
  • Sociologija / Filosofija / Teisės pagrindai
  •  
  • Įmonių ekonomika ir vadyba
  • Technologinių procesų automatinis valdymas / Pramoninių robotų programavimas
  • Baigiamoji praktika
  • Baigiamasis projektas