Who is this class for: This course is for anyone interested in how digital advances are changing the landscape and capabilities of manufacturing, from high school graduates exploring careers to operations managers and business owners hungry for an understanding of the newest manufacturing technologies.

Created by:  University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • Rahul Rai

    Taught by:  Rahul Rai, Associate Professor

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Basic Info
Commitment4 weeks of study, 3 ½ hours per week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) team includes the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the most comprehensive public school of engineering in New York; the Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE), an engineering outreach center that supports the business community; and the Center for Educational Innovation, which elevates pedagogical advancement and improved learning. UB, a research-intensive public university, is the largest institution of the State University of New York system.
The State University of New York
The State University of New York, with 64 unique institutions, is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States. Educating nearly 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs both on campus and online, SUNY has nearly 3 million alumni around the globe.
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 of 36 ratings

This was my first Coursera course, but I was more than pleasantly surprised at the quality of material and presentations. It is a true mixed media platform that lives up to what I always hoped online learning would be. I have had many online, asynchronous courses from traditional universities, but I suspect I will never do another as long as Coursera is around. I look forward to this sort of learning and dabbling in a variety of subjects in my lifetime of learning.

Innovative lecture plan and content rich very Impressive

Greatly useful for a rookie who wants to earn knowledge on the advanced manufacturing processes which include latest technologies.

Very interesting, and difficult!

Data analysis is rocket science for me, but I will make my best effort.