Eco-efficiency Project

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In the scope of the curricular unit of Eco-design and Eco-efficiency, students are requested to develop an eco-efficiency enhancement proposal for a production enterprise. The aim of this work is to develop and consolidate knowledge on eco-efficiency, including analysis of water or energy consumption, wastes, emissions and other resources that can lead to production inefficiency, and […]

Production & Business Project of Mobility Products settled in a Circular Economy model

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In the scope of the curricular unit of Advanced Production Technologies students needed to develop a production and business plan/model making use of one or more advanced manufacturing technologies (additive fabrication, microtechnology, nanotechnology and/or others) and settled in a Circular Economy model. The product to be developed within this project should be the product developed […]

Industrial Challenge Assignment – Prio Biocombustíveis S.A.

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In the scope of the curricular unit of Advanced Production Technologies, students are challenged to analyze a real industrial problem and suggest a solution. The practical case of this semester has been presented by Prio Biocombustíveis S.A., an industrial company dedicated to the transformation of used cooking oils into bio-fuel. The problem placed by Prio Biocombustíveis S.A. […]

Advanced Production Technologies based Entrepreneurship Assignment to promote Circular Economy

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In the scope of Advanced Production Technologies course, Mechanical Engineering students or Industrial Engineering and Management students have developed a production and business plan/model making use of one or more advanced manufacturing technologies (additive fabrication, microtechnology, nanotechnology and/or others) and settled in a Circular Economy model. Students need to present in there assignment the context of the proposed […]

Advanced Production Technologies course students find solutions to real shop floor issues

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In the scope of Advanced Production Technologies course, Mechanical Engineering students or Industrial Engineering and Management students are challenged to analyze real industrial problems and to suggest technical solutions to these problems, sustained in technical and scientific data, as well as with an investment estimation and revenue prediction. Proposals must be genuine engineering solutions.  In the […]