Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT)

Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 104  
Statistical Process Control  

This course introduces the use of statistical process control (SPC) which ensures that production systems maintain quality through predictive control of variations. Various distribution curves and statistical control charts are introduced through specific production problems. The interpretation and use of process and product control data is presented through simulations of real scenarios. The course will also prepare students for the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council's Quality Practices and Measurement exam. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 139, AND Grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in Math 125; OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 111  
Machining Processes I  

This course is an introduction to machine tools and metal-cutting processes used in manufacturing. Students complete projects that require precision layout, set-up, machining, and inspection. These projects require students to perform various operations on engine lathes, drill presses and power saws. Students are also prepared to take the NIMS Level 1 Measurement, Materials and Safety test, and the MSSC Safety test. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for Reading 099 by COMPASS Reading (50-64), or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 112  
Machining Processes II  

This course is an introduction to machine tools and metal-cutting processes used in manufacturing. Students complete projects that require precision layout, set up, machining, and inspection. These projects require students to perform various operations on vertical milling machines, power saws and surface grinders. Students also have the opportunity to earn one or more NIMS Level 1 machining credentials including "Measurement, Materials and Safety," or "Job Planning, Benchwork, and Layout." Students with machine shop experience may attempt to earn NIMS Machining Level 1 in "Milling," or "Drill Press," or "Surface Grinding." Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for Reading 099 by COMPASS Reading (50-64), or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 123  
CNC Milling Operations & Programming  

This course introduces the programming setup and operation of CNC machining center. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Various projects will strengthen the students' skills in the proper use, programming, troubleshooting of this equipment. Students will also earn the NIMS level 1 CNC Milling Program, Setup, and Operate credentials. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 AND 340MFGT 112-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 137  
CNC Turning Operations & Programming  

This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) turning centers. Topics include: programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production and inspection. Various projects will strengthen the students' skills in the proper use, programming and troubleshooting of this equipment. Students will also have the chance to earn the NIMS Level 1 CNC Turning Program, Setup, and Operate Credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 AND 340MFGT 111-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 138  
Intro to Solidworks  

This course covers part modeling, detailing and assembly design using SolidWorks software. SolidWorks is a feature-based parametric solid modeler used for mechanical design and manufacturing. The topics include the basic functions needed to use SolidWorks to create parts, assemblies and production drawings. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for Math 99 AND Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 139 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 139  
Print Requirements-Quality Assurance  

This course focuses on the fundamentals of print reading and the measuring skills needed to verify print requirements. VisualIzation of 3D objects from orthographic views and the use of micrometers and dial calipers are stressed. The concepts of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, and quality tools (such as Pareto diagrams and fishbone charts) are introduced. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for Math 98 and English 096 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 140  
CNC Fundamentals  

This course introduces students to the CNC process, the operation of the CNC lathe and mill, and to the basic set up, tooling, operation, and trouble shooting of CNC Machining. Students will earn at least one NIMS Level 1 CNC Operator credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for Math 099 AND Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 111-1 OR 340MFGT 112-1 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 141  
Manufacturing Materials & Processes  

The course will provides a general understanding of the behavior of the materials commonly used in manufacturing; the basic techniques used in processing them into useful products, the scientific theory underlying those processes, and the criteria for selecting particular tools, machines, and processes. Students will have the opportunity to earn the MSSC Manufacturing Processes and Production credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 096 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 142  
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing  

This course expands upon the student's basic knowledge of mechanical drawings by adding form and feature controls in order to meet assembly requirements at the lowest cost. The differences between traditional dimensioning and geometric dimensioning will be stressed. This course prepares students for an ASME certification in GDT. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 139 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 143  
Advanced Metrology  

The course focuses on the use of the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) and the optical comparator to inspect machine parts to the current ASME Y 14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) standards. Lab exercises will focus on the set up and operation of precision measuring tools, including the CMM and the optical comparator, to inspect complex parts. Bore gages, attribute gages, gage blocks and pins and their use in calibration will also be covered. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in 340MFGT 142 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 144  
Wire Electrical Discharge Machining  

The course covers operations and procedures for Wire Electrical Discharge Machining systems (Wire EDM). The course content includes an overview of the Wire EDM, EDM operating processes, EDM machine functions, EDM manual part programming, and EDM application in tool rooms and production. Students may also earn the NIMS Wire EDM credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 145  
Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)  

Students will study aspects of automated assembly and process control, including programmable controllers, computer assisted part programming, CAD/CAM systems computerized instrumentation and robotics. This course stresses a systems approach and how hydraulic, pneumatic and electromechanical components function together as a system. Troubleshooting automation is a major activity of this course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 291 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 146  
Team Dynamics in Manufacturing  

This course provides an exploration into how employees work in groups for the completion of organizational objectives. Emphasis is placed on the growing dependency on self-directed work teams in a manufacturing environment. This course equips students with the ability to manage work teams, work in teams successfully, and to obtain the results via team dynamics. In addition, impacts upon customer satisfaction are explored. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 096 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 147  
Multi Axis Machining  

This course covers operations and procedures for Swiss multi axis machining. The course content is inclusive of an overview of multi axis machining. Course will cover: Safety Precautions, Specifications, Operational panel functions, Functions of multi axis Swiss lathe operations, Programming, Automatic operations, Setting and Adjustment, Troubleshooting, Inspection and Maintenance. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340 MFGT 140, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 151  
Introduction to Welding  

This is a beginning welding course that teaches basic welding skills that lead to an American Welding Society qualification Gas Metal Arc Welding (GNAW or MIG). Topics include metallurgy, welding processes, welding safety, and steel designations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 096 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
6 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 152  
Intermediate Welding  

This is a second welding course that teaches basic welding skills that lead to an American Welding Society (AWS) qualification in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (BTAW or TIG) and/or Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW or Stick). In addition to teaching the theory and practice of GTAW and SMAW welding processes, the course including training in welding with a FANUC robot, resistance welding and torch work. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 151, or consent of Department Chairperson.  
6 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 162  
Industrial 2D/3D CAD  

This course is designed for students who wish to be involved in the engineering design fields and for those interested in computer aided design. Students will be introduced to both traditional and computer aided drafting skills. The aim of CAD is to introduce students to basic information, skills, and concepts related to drafting and design. Special attention is given to: sketching, measurement, room planning, multi-view drawing, auxiliary views, working drawings, sectional views, orthographic drawings along with AutoCAD tools and commands. Current and future trends in the architectural and engineering fields will be examined. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 163  
Programmable Logic Controls for Robotics  

This course is designed for students who wish to be involved with the architectural and engineering design fields and for those interested in machine control programming. Students will be introduced to the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) which is a device that is capable of being programmed to perform control functions. The first PLC was introduced in the late 1960s to replace relay logic controls in the automotive industry. Compared to relay logic controls, the PLC's advantages include easy programming and installation, high control speed, hardware and software security, network compatibility, troubleshooting and testing convenience, and high reliability. PLCs are currently used widely in industrial and commercial environments. They can be found in almost any manufacturing facility. There are several manufacturers of PLCs. While the instruction formats may not be the same for different brands, the hardware structures and programming concepts are very similar. This course covers PLC hardware structure, input/output modules, software, and programming. PLC operation and ladder logic programs are discussed.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 164  
4 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 5 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 164  
Industrial Control Systems  

Students will be taught Control Systems Schemes that are used to maneuver industrial equipment. The students will utilize the CAD (learned in previous course) to create electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic control schematics. CAD lessons will also be extended by the use of Blocks and Templates to enhance drafting skill sets. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 162  
4 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 5 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 165  
Robotics Programming  

This course is designed for students who intend to operate or maintain an R30iA or newer FANUC Robot and application technicians (or engineers) who need to design robotic work cells, perform cycle time, reach ability studies, or generate robot path.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 164  
4 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 5 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 191  
Industrial Electricity  

A study of DC and AC electricity as applied to industrial circuits. The topics include: fundamentals of circuit analysis, single and three phase circuits; and parameters, safety issues in industrial electricity, such as current, voltage and power and troubleshooting methods using test equipment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for Math 099 and English 096 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
2 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 207  
Introduction to MASTERCAM  

This course trains students to use Mastercam software to create programs that will drive computerized machine tools (CNC machines). These "g-code" programs are generated from part geometry created in Mastercam software or in a computer-aided- drawing (CAD) software such as Solidworks. Students will learn to create part geometry, generate toolpaths, assign appropriate tools to the toolpaths, and upload their program to a CNC machine, which will precisely cut the part from metal stock. Student projects will focus on 2-D milling operations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 140 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, WR  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 253  
Pneumatics  

Study of the basic principles of pneumatics with emphasis on schematics, valves, actuators, compressors, instrumentation, applications, and troubleshooting. Course also includes the use of supplier catalogs and technical manuals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for Math 098 AND English 096 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 255  
Industrial Hydraulics  

This course is a study of basic principles of hydraulics. The topics in this course include schematic interpretation, valves, actuators, compressors, line sizing, fluid viscosity and reservoir capacity. This course will also includes the use of supplier catalogs and technical manuals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for Math 098 AND English 096 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 291  
Programmable Logic Controllers  

This course covers the basic concepts and skills needed to program and use programmable logic controllers (PLC's) in automated systems in industry. The topics include an overview of basic terminology, ladder logic programming, memory structure, and processing. Students will use PLC's to control electro-mechanical devices, pneumatic actuators, and other industrial components. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 191 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 292  
Principles of Mechanisms  

This course covers the basic principles of industrial mechanisms. The motion characteristics of drive mechanisms, bearings, lubricants, cams, gears, pulleys are covered in the context of manufacturing processes and factory automation. Troubleshooting and maintenance procedures used in industrial settings are stressed throughout. Students completing the course will be prepared to earn the Manufacturing Skill Standard Council's Maintenance Awareness module of the Certified Production Technician credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.

Eligibility for Math 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 295  
Electrical Motor Controls  

A study of different types of electrical motor controls as they are applied to industrial circuits. The topics include safety issues, instrumentation, and the interpretation of line diagrams. An overview of different types of motor controls is also provided. The student will be able to troubleshoot and repair problems associated with different motor control applications of the industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 191 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
Manufacturing Tech TC1 (340MFGT) 297  
Advanced Mechanical Systems  

This course builds on the concepts elaborated in 340MFGT 292-Principles of Mechanisms. Topics include: Mechanical Drive Systems, Basic & Key Fasteners, Power Transmission Systems, V-Belt Drives, Chain Drives, Heavy Duty V-Belt Drives, V-Belt Selection and Maintenance, Lubrication Concepts, and Torque and Power Measurement. Students will also learn how to select the proper hand and power tools, ratchets, torque, wrenches, and torque settings for equipment assembly. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 292 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA