Manufacturing

MFG-156 - INTRODUCTION TO CNC MACHINING

Lecture: 1

Lab: 4

Credit: 3

Introduces basic operations of a CNC turret press. Covers basic and advanced tooling, programming using G & M code and CAM software. Emphasizes teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving through hands-on experience and practical applications.

MFG-165 - ENGINEERING MATERIALS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

A study of materials, their production, properties and uses in engineering design. Ferrous and nonferrous metals, polymeric and ceramic materials are covered. Methods of selecting acceptable materials based on their costs, availability and properties are discussed. Pre or Corequisites: PHY-106 or PHY-160 and MFG-212.

MFG-206 - MANUFACTURING PROCESSES I

Lecture: 1

Lab: 4

Credit: 3

Basic course in measurements related to manufacturing, material removal, hard mold casting, powder metallurgy, plastics and rubber, material shearing, material forming, the use and manufacture of screw threads, abrasive removal methods, automation and introduction to numerical control. Lab sections demonstrate and give hands-on experiences in reading simple blue prints, layout, measurements and machining on tool room quality machine tools. Prerequisite: MAT-702.

MFG-209 - MACHINE SHOP PRACTICES

Lecture: 1

Lab: 4

Credit: 3

Classroom and hands on training will be provided in machine shop safety and the use of machine shop tools and machines. Training will include proper use of hand tools, measuring tools, milling machines, grinders, lathes, drills and saws.

MFG-212 - BASIC MACHINE THEORY

Lecture: 1

Lab: 4

Credit: 3

Introduction to basic machining processes involving drill press, lathe, mills, drills, saws, bench tools, measuring tools, and grinders. Classes will cover safety, tooling, metal removal methods, and different various pieces of equipment.

MFG-228 - MACHINE OPERATIONS II

Lecture: 2

Lab: 4

Credit: 4

Covers advanced setup and operation of lathes, mills and grinders using different materials and cutters. Productivity and safe operation are emphasized. Prerequisite: MFG-237.

MFG-237 - INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE TRADES

Lecture: 1

Lab: 4

Credit: 3

Explores basics of machining, raw materials, use of hand tools, safety and maintenance. Includes measurement techniques, materials, safety, machine tool math, quality control and maintenance. Emphasizes teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving through hands-on experience and practical applications. Corequisite: MAT-702.

MFG-303 - ADVANCED CNC PROGRAMMING

Lecture: 3

Lab: 6

Credit: 6

Continuation of MFG-156, Introduction to CNC Machining adding canned cycles, looping, sub-routines and interpretation of programs written by others. Internal machining on the lathes is covered. More complex parts and production of multiple parts will be undertaken. Prerequisite: MFG-156.

MFG-323 - MASTERCAM DESIGN

Lecture: 1

Lab: 2

Credit: 2

This course provides an introduction to computer aided design and drafting. Actual hands-on experience in designing, drawing, and dimensioning, surface and solid modeling using Mastercam Design software will be provided. The course presents logical step-by step instruction about the Mastercam commands, drawing aids, shortcuts and other valuable characteristics of Mastercam. This course will also feature 2D geometry and dimensioning, creating 3D surface geometry and 3D solids geometry and using Mastercam software to create Solid models using wireframe geometry. Finished copies of the students' work will be made on a printer or plotter.

MFG-511 - LEAN QUALITY MANUFACTURING

Lecture: 3

Lab: 2

Credit: 4

This course introduces the student to the basic principles of lean manufacturing and quality control inspection tools.

MFG-520 - PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE

Lecture: 1

Lab: 2

Credit: 2

This course discusses the principles of machinery oil analysis, thermography, ultrasonics and machine vibration. Students will learn how to properly diagnose an equipment failure. Students will also learn steps to prevent equipment failures and keep equipment running efficiently.

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