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Discipline: Manufacturing Technology
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Manufacturing Processes and Materials MFG 130
  • 70% of students will be able to identify various stock materials and describe their general properties and composition with 70% or greater success.
  • 70% of students will be able to describe or explain 3 common manufacturing processes with 70% or greater accuracy
  • 70% of students will be able to identify various manufacturing processes with 70% or greater success
  • Student will transmit DNC (electronic transfer) code to CNC machines
  • Student will develop G-code for computerized numerical control input from manual methods.
Advanced CAD MFG 210
  • 50% of students will pass the CSWA certification exam
  • Students will develop detailed 2D views from a 3D parametric model with dimensions to fully describe the part/model.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of CAD model evaluation by locating the models center of mass.
  • Students correctly use Solid works software at an intermediate level
CAD for Manufacturing MFG 120
  • Students will develop 2D and 3D CAD skills required to gain entry level employment.
  • Students will demonstrate ability to use parametric file saving methodology
  • Student will understand and use assembly modeling techniques effectively
  • Students will be able to use intermediate modeling skills such as multi-body modeling, cut-revolve method and the sheet metal tool set
  • Students will demonstrate parametric solid modeling skills by developing a complete portfolio at the end of the semester.
Computer Aided Manufacturing II MFG 220
  • Students will develop functional CAD/CAM multi-axis machining concepts and how they relate to industry.
  • Students will create 2D and 3D tool paths for various industry-representative parts and then machine them effectively using CNC mills and/ or lathes
Intermediate CNC MFG 260
  • Students will be able to apply CAD and CAM programming methods and procedures needed to produce an accurate part on the CNC machining center
  • Perform and evaluate tooling and program verification and make corrections.
Introduction to CAD MFG 110
  • Students will be able to identify and use the most efficient modeling strategy for a given model
  • 70% of students will be able to create 3D solid models from 2D engineering prints using industry-representative methodology with 70% accuracy
  • 70% of students will demonstrate competency using geometric relations in the 2D sketching environment
  • Students will convert 3D models to fully dimensioned 2D parametric engineering prints.
  • Students will use CAD best practices (Symmetry/ mirroring, geometric relations and fully constrained sketches.
Introduction to CNC Programming MFG 250
  • Students will be able to edit and input data into CNC machines by manual means.
  • Students will be able to program and operate CNC lathes and mills.
Introduction to MasterCAM MFG 180
  • Students will evaluate methods of transferring data from CAD/CAM computers to machine tool computers
  • Students will create 2.5 axis toolpaths required to operate CNC machining centers.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to create correct sequence of tool paths.
Introduction to Mechanical Principles MFG 160
  • Create motion studies using CAD tools to identify and evaluate range of motion and interference problems
  • Students will understand how the design, structure and manufacturing of mechanical components is different from virtual CAD model representations
  • Identify common mechanical devices and their properties
Manual Machining I MFG 150
  • Demonstrate the ability to setup a conventional lathe to machine a steel part.
  • Analyze and calculate machine settings for cutting screw threads.
  • Students will be able to locate the correct position to drill a hole using an edge finder and digital readout
  • Students will be able to square a vice to the machine table using a dial indicator
  • Set up the lathe to face off and turn down a work piece to a specific diameter
Manual Machining II MFG 155
  • Demonstrate ability to perform basic mill set up and operation.
  • Analyze and demonstrate ability to heat-treat alloy steels correctly
  • 70% of students can safely and successfully operate the auto feed controls on the metal lathe
Shop Practices MFG 140
  • Students will cut machining blanks to correct size using two or more types of cut-off saws
  • Correct use of calipers
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices