Manufacturing Processes and Materials

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Course Description:
This course provides the foundation for electronic circuits and measurements. Students will study principles of electricity, magnetism, and basic laws of electronics. Course topics will include fundamentals of DC circuits, AC circuits, semiconductors, and digital circuits. The course will integrate the conceptual measurements with the various electronic measuring instruments and their use in weekly laboratory exercises. This course is one of four courses that comprise the Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Motors for Industry college credit certificate.


Course Details


James Bailey


Required textbooks/ course materials:

Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems by Mikell P. Groover, 5th edition.  ISBN: 9781118544167

Amatrol eBook , 5085-1C Advanced Manufacturing Program Summary, Volume 1, Copyright 2013 Amatrol, Inc.


Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

This course examines the major engineering materials used in industry, metallic and non-metallic, in terms of their properties, forming processes used, and their engineering applications.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Understand the various functions of manufacturing and their complex interrelationships

Participate in the production process

Read and interpret manufacturing instruments

Demonstrate knowledge of the criteria for tool design, maintenance, procurement, and handling

Understand how raw materials are moved, handled, and used in a manufacturing environment

Demonstrate an understanding of the importance and impact of routine maintenance of machines and equipment on operations

Participate in the supply chain process

Recognize and work with most materials utilized in manufacturing

Exhibit an overall knowledge of the production process

Demonstrate an understanding

of industrial processes and material properties

Demonstrate ability to generate and interpret computer-aided drawings (CAD)

Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of electronics and electricity

Demonstrate an understanding of industrial safety, health, and environmental requirements

Demonstrate proficiency in the use of quality assurance methods and quality control concepts

Demonstrate proficiency in using tools, instruments, and testing devices

Demonstrate math skills appropriate for employees in an engineering work environment

Demonstrate basic troubleshooting skills appropriate for employees in an engineering work environment

Quizzes, Test, Skills Demonstration



Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Assignments will consist of homework problems and reading from the textbook, eLearning materials from Amatrol, hands-on labs performed in class, lab reports, and other assignments at the instructor’s discretion.


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