MFG - MANUFACTURING

MFG-119 Pro/Engineer Design I

This course is a study of the basic functionality and use of Parametric Technology's [PTC] Pro/Engineer Wildfire 3D solid modeling software. Emphasis will be placed on the technology as well as the terminology in relation to this advanced tool. Lecture and lab will be used to teach not only how to use specific features of the software but also how to use it in design. Lecture[2.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

3

MFG-122 Machine Tool Principles I

This course introduces students to the basic hands-on theoretical skills necessary of a machinist. Machining processes such as drilling, milling, turning, and grinding will be studied and developed. Theoretical skills such as machine terminology, speeds and feeds, uses of machinery handbook, and safety issues are also included. It would be beneficial if incoming students had some exposure to basic machining principles and equipment. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

MFG-124 Applied Metrology

This course is the study of the fundamental skills used by machinists for the calibration and quality control of measurements and their application. Students will study and use precision measuring equipment such as calipers, dial indicators, gauges, and hole measuring devices in a practical laboratory. Use of Coordinate Measurement Machine and Optical Comparator will also be introduced. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

MFG-130 Welding Technology I

This course is an introduction to metal joining techniques using welding, brazing, and soldering with an emphasis on safe work practices. This course provides students with a basic understanding of electricity as applied to electric arc welders, metallurgy of welding, welding processes and safe use of oxy/fuel welding and heating. Students will study theory and techniques in a classroom environment. Demonstrations and applications will be performed in a laboratory setting. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

MFG-206 Concepts of Industrial Design

This course is an exploration of 2D and 3D techniques used by industrial designers to communicate ideas for new products and product designs. Course includes a brief history of industrial design. Exercises in ideation and conceptualization will be used to familiarize students with design development philosophy. Use of freehand drawing techniques and drafting skills will be explained to produce presentations of proposed product concepts. Model making techniques will be explored to develop 3D communication skills. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

DFT-107

MFG-219 Pro/Engineer Design II

This course is a study of the intermediate to advanced functionality of Parametric Technology Corporation's Pro/Engineer 3D solid modeling software. Emphasis will be placed on the technology as well as the various design techniques in relation to this advanced tool. Lecture and lab will be used to teach not only how to use specific features of the software but also how to use it in design. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MFG-119

MFG-220 Pro/Engineer Design III

This course includes advanced techniques for the design and analysis using Pro/Engineer, Pro/Sheetmetal, and Pro/Mechanica. Emphasis will be placed on the technology as well as utilizing advanced techniques in relation to both lab exercises as well as a practical design. Lecture, lab, and a comprehensive project will be used to teach how to use specific features of the softwarein relation to product design. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MFG-219

MFG-221 Pro/Engineer Design IV

This course includes advanced techniques for the design and analysis using Pro/Engineer Pro/Mechanica. Emphasis will be placed on the technology as well utilizing advanced techniques in relation to both lab exercises as well as practical design. Lecture, lab, and a comprehensive project will be used to teach how to use specific features of the software in relation to product design. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MFG-220

MFG-222 Machine Tool Principles II

This course continues the work of Machine Tool Principles I by broadening the basic skills of a machinist by introducing intermediate and advanced topics such as milling and turning tools and their geometry, tool inserts, coolants and basic metallurgy. Students will experience these topics both in theory and hands-on in a practical laboratory setting. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory[2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MFG-122

MFG-226 Methods, Fixture Design, and Estimating

This course will explore and develop the skills necessary to mentally visualize how to effectively and economically make precision-machined parts. Students will learn how to select materials, type of process, type of equipment, sequence of operations, fixtures, tools, etc. Methods development and documentation will be demonstrated and practiced. Jig and fixture types and designcriteria will be reviewed. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]. ]

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MFG-224, [DFT-210 or MFG-119]

MFG-227 CNC Programming I

This course provides the fundamentals of programming Computer Numerical Control equipment with a heavy concentration on CNC turning and machining centers. Included in this course will be language and graphics-based programming, automated features and capabilities, advanced CNC applications and integration. Students will receive hands-on programming experience using industry preferred software and controllers. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [4.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

MFG-229

Corequisites

DFT-210, MFG-119

MFG-228 CNC Programming II

This course continues the work of CNC Programming I by expanding the skills of programming with advanced techniques and equipment such as 5-Axis programming, use of A, B, and C-Axes, development and use of macros, program verification, and troubleshooting. MasterCAM software for the use of part design, NC code production, and back-plotting will be introduced. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MFG-227

MFG-229 Materials Processing and Fabrication

This course will include both an overview of materials and processes used in the manufacture of precision products and a practical exploration of fabrication techniques used in industry. A comparative study of casting, welding, heat treating, molding, laminating, EDM, CNC machining, grinding, etc. will be undertaken, as well as forming processes such as rolling, shearing, stamping, cutting, and joining methods for metallic and non-metallic materials. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [4.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

MFG-122, MFG-124, DFT-107

MFG-230 Welding Technology II

This course expands on the concepts and applications presented in MFG-130. Further exploration of the construction of welded components and the metallurgic effects on more exotic materials will take place. Students will study the application of welding to aluminum, magnesium, copper alloys, nickel and cobalt alloys, lead, and zinc. Related safety and health considerations will be addressed. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MFG-130

MFG-293 Co-Op Work Experience [Manufacturing]

This course provides the student with practical, supervised work experience within the broad field of manufacturing technology. Through on-the-job experience, students can acquire the practical expertise and knowledge needed to pursue a career in this field. Students are supervised by a faculty member, and job placement assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. 1 lecture, plus 180 minimum hours work experience distributed over the semester or over combined summer sessions. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [12.00].

Credits

3

MFG-294 Co-Op Work Experience [Manufacturing]

This course provides the student with practical, supervised work experience within the broad field of manufacturing technology. Through on-the-job experience, students can acquire the practical expertise and knowledge needed to pursue a career in this field. Students are supervised by a faculty member, and job placement assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. 1 lecture, plus 240 minimum hours work experience distributed over the semester or over combined summer sessions. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [16.00].

Credits

4