Manufacturing and Production Processes
150 clock hours
Course Description:The Manufacturing and Production Processes course prepares students for entry into the advanced manufacturing industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills key to the success of working in the manufacturing industry. Students study how to select production processes; computer-aided manufacturing and flexible manufacturing planning; produce a product via a master project; manual milling machines, computer-numeric-control machines, and welding systems; and robotic systems used in manufacturing.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Shawn A. Ballee, Gary R. Shearer, Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics. G-W Publishing, ISBN: 9781635634273.
The lectures and lab skills will be content from Amatrol LMS.
This course is competency-based and self-paced using handouts, LMS, computer-assisted instruction and instructor demonstrations.
Completing reading and computer assignments along with laboratory work
Keeping a course notebook
Quizzes, tests, homework, and practical exam
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
This course will provide the beginning skills required for the advanced manufacturing industry including production process selection, planning and final product production. The student will learn hands-on skills using manufacturing tools such as, manual milling machine, welding and robotics systems.
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Demonstrate an understanding of and be able to select production processes
Demonstrate an understanding of computer aided manufacturing and flexible manufacturing planning and control
Demonstrate the ability to properly identify, organize, plan, allocate resources, document and produce a mass-produced product via a master project
Demonstrate an understanding of industrial tools and processes inclusive of: Basic Machine Tools, CNC machines, and Welding technology
Demonstrate proficiency in computer control and robotics
Identify customer need and determine resources to create product with the best available process
Demonstrate a knowledge of Enterprise and Material Resource Planning to coordinate workflow
Apply practices to process product according to production plan
Show the ability to create and deliver a presentation to communicate projects and results
Demonstrate the ability to operate and program a CNC mill
Demonstrate the ability to design and use a PLC program to control various production sequences and safety measures
Demonstrate a basic understanding of a servo robot including operation, program design
Q, T, CF, SD, SP, H, RPT, PS, Check
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
- In-class lecture and discussion
- On-line learning management systems
- Hands-on competency-based labs
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