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// Mechanical and production engineering


// Introduction and objectives of the course

The French mechanical industry is the fourth largest in the world and comprises 7,000 companies. Students must be able to cope with these companies’ requirements: developing a total quality approach, designing at low cost and having a good command of ISO 9000 and 14000 norms.

Therefore they are trained in the areas of quality, design, manufacturing, production management, automation, robotics, CAD/CAM, materials… Optional modules offer students additional skills in the field of textiles. The industrial placement allows students to step in the industrial world.

Besides its educational missions, the mechanical and production engineering department develops research and technological transfer activities, at local, national, and international levels.

// Course structure and content

The course is available on a full-time initial training over 4 semesters (under certain conditions, students can be admitted straight into the 3rd semester) as well as under a continuing education scheme.

1st YEAR S1: 30 ECTS
TU 1.1: 10 ECTS – mechanical engineering: study, dimensioning of structures: testing the strength of materials, mechanics: basic principle statics, materials science: material property
TU 1.2: 9 ECTS – production engineering: basis of the production process, organisation and methods: introduction on the production process, metrology: measures and control, electricity – electronics and automatism (EEA), EEA: basics of automatism
TU 1.3: 11 ECTS – mathematics, expression, personal and professional project: professional environment, foreign languages, methodology and individual assistance, informatics
S2: 30 ECTS
TU 2.1: 10 ECTS – mechanical engineering, dimensioning of structures, mechanics: dynamics of solid, materials science
TU 2.2: 8 ECTS – production engineering, organisation and methods, metrology: threedimensional metrology and surface processing, EEA
TU 2.3: 12 ECTS – mathematics, communication, personal and professional project, foreign languages, organization and industrial management
2nd YEAR
S3: 30 ECTS
TU 3.1: 10 ECTS – mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering: CAD / CAM, dimensioning of structures: elasticity – combined testing of materials, mechanics: dynamics and energetics, material selection
TU 3.2: 11 ECTS – production engineering: prepare production using a CN machinery, organisation and methods, metrology, EEA: data processing, organization and industrial management
TU 3.3: 9 ECTS – mathematics, communication, personal and professional project, foreign languages, informatics: databases, synthetic report and project
S4: 30 ECTS
TU 4.1: 6 ECTS – mechanical engineering, dimensioning of structures: energy methods and final element modelling, mechanical engineering and dimensioning of structures, synthetic report and project
TU 4.2: 6 ECTS – production engineering, organisation and methods, study CAD/CAM process chain, EEA: automation of a continuous system, synthesis works and project
TU 4.3: 6 ECTS – mathematics, communication, foreign languages, organization and industrial management
TU 4.4: 12 ECTS – internship (10 weeks)

// Career and study prospects

The most successful graduates can apply for further studies to most of the engineering schools in France (école nationale supérieure d’arts & métiers…). Others apply to further university courses in related disciplines. A lot of French secondary schools value the GMP graduate’s skills and encourage their students to take up this specialist subject in order to continue into higher education.

// Contact

Tel: + 33 3 20 67 73 20

Fax: + 33 3 20 67 73 21

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Address: IUT A de Lille – Département GMP – BP 90179 – 59653 Villeneuve d’Ascq CEDEX – FRANCE

// Location

CREST, Le Recueil, rue de la recherche, Villeneuve d’Ascq