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MFGET-160: Manufacturing Graphics (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture). Introduction of design process 3D CAD, utilizing CATIA Software. Emphasis on creation of basic surface and solid models. Includes Boolean Union, difference and intersection techniques to enable the creation of more complex components from the basis surface and solid models.
MFGET-162: Welding Processes and Procedures (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture with open laboratory). This is an introductory course providing technical information on gas metal, flux core, plasma, and gas tungsten arc welding techniques employed by the welding industry. Techniques in weld inspection, NDE processes, semi-automatic and manual welding as well as plasma arc and oxy-fuel cutting.
MFGET-261: Computer Aided Part Design (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture with open laboratory). Advanced CAD course with emphasis on creation of models to support rapid prototyping, CNC manufacturing processes and mold making. Includes complex surfaces (NURBS, polygon meshes) the trimming and joining to create complex parts. Utilizing the parts created to design and draw mold cavities from which parts can be molded. CATIA CAD software is utilized in this class. Prerequisite: MFGET 160 Manufacturing Graphics or other applicable 3D modeling class.
MFGET-263: Manufacturing Methods I (2 hours)
(2 hours lecture). Fundamental engineering manufacturing methods, practices, processes dealing with metals, plastics, composites, electronics and automation. Basic measuring tools and assembly practices. Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in MFGET 268 Manufacturing Methods I Laboratory required.
MFGET-268: Manufacturing Methods I Laboratory (1 hour)
(2 hours laboratory). Laboratory experiences in manufacturing methods. Disassembly and fabrication problems and discussion on the manufacturing process. Small team projects. Corequisite: MFGET 263 Manufacturing Methods I.
MFGET-296: Materials in Industry (3 hours)
Physical properties, structure and applications of materials used in manufacturing.
MFGET-363: Principles of Tool Design (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture, with open laboratory). General methods of tool design with emphasis on jigs and fixtures. Enables the student to develop ideas into practical specifications for modern manufacturing methods. Prerequisites: MECET 226 Computer Aided Design or MFGET 261 Computer Aided Part Design or equivalent. MFGET 263 Manufacturing Methods I and MFGET 268 Manufacturing Methods I Laboratory or equivalent. Note: White this is not a CAD class the student is expected to be able to design and complete tool designs utilizing one of the modern 3D CAD systems (CATIA, ProE, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, etc.)
MFGET-367: Manufacturing Methods II (4 hours)
(2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory). Emphasis on applied manufacturing methods found in industry. Measuring tools, hand tools, and machine tools will be used to construct projects from student drawings. Metrology tools and inspection techniques will be covered. Prerequisites: MFGET 263 Manufacturing Methods I, MFGET 268 Manufacturing Methods I Laboratory and a CAD course.
MFGET-405: Quality Control (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture). Dr. Deming's concepts using statistical process control charts for variables and attributes. Computer applications, quality cost, gauge repeatability and reproducibility, acceptance sampling techniques and topics on TQM, ISO 9000, DOE, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and ISO 14000. Prerequisite: A course in statistics.
MFGET-564: Heat Treatment and Metallurgy I (3 hours)
(2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory). Applied ferrous and Non-ferrous metallurgy dealing with processing and manufacturing of metallic alloys. Metal structures will be evaluated using materialographic techniques. Mechanical properties of heat treated and non-heat treated alloys will be evaluated. Prerequisites: CHEM 105 Introductory Chemistry and CHEM 106 Introductory Chemistry Laboratory. MFGET 263 Manufacturing Methods I and MFGET 268 Manufacturing Methods I Laboratory or equivalent. May be taken for honors.
MFGET-567: Principles of Metalcasting (3 (3 lectu hours)
Basic principles, techniques and materials used in pattern construction. Theory and practice in techniques and principles of metalcasting operations, equipment, testing, and inspection methods related to quality and production control. Prerequisites: MFGET 263 Manufacturing Methods I and MFGET 268 Manufacturing Methods I Laboratory or equivalent. Concurrent enrollment in MFGET 568 Principles of Metalcasting Laboratory (required for Manufacturing majors, recommended for others).
MFGET-568: Metalcasting Processing Laboratory (2 hours)
(4 hours laboratory). Laboratory experiences with various metalcasting processes: molding processes, coremaking techniques, ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, sand control and gating and risering techniques. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment required in MFGET 567 Principles of Metalcasting.
MFGET-569: Casting Design and Simulation (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture with open laboratory). Design of components suitable for metalcasting processes. Emphasis placed on molding, fluid flow, heat transfer, gating, feeding, and subsequent machining as well as metallurgical properties, structural design and cost effectiveness. Computer assisted process simulation will be covered. Prerequisites: MFGET 567 Principles of Metalcasting and MFGET 568 Metalcasting Processing Laboratory.
MFGET-660: Dimensional Metrology (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture with open laboratory). Measurement tools and systems ranging from basic graduated scale instruments to electronic and pneumatic measurement with emphasis related to quality control. Measurement done by comparison, optical flats, gauge blocks, surface measurement and the coordinate measuring machine. Elements of geometric dimensioning and tolerance covered. May be taken for honors.
MFGET-661: Computer Aided Manufacturing (3 (3 lectu hours)
(3 hours lecture). Interfacing computers and CAM software to develop Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programs for turning, milling, and other machines, (EDM and waterjet). Emphasis on manual programming, tooling considerations, post-processing, speeds and feeds, and transferring data among CAD, CAM and CNC. Prerequisite: MFGET 263 Manufacturing Methods I, MFGET 367 Manufacturing Methods II and MFGET 268 Manufacturing Methods I Laboratory or equivalent. Requires open laboratory assignments. May be taken for honors.
MFGET-662: Computer Aided Manufacturing II (2 hours)
Advanced CNC (Computer Numerical Control) programming techniques using CAM software. Projects will emphasize machining of complex surfaces including mold/die work, tooling components, student designed parts, and machining quality. Focus on successful manufacturing and part inspection. Prerequisites: MFGET 367 Manufacturing Methods II, MFGET 661 Computer Aided Manufacturing. Requires open laboratory.
MFGET-666: Manufacturing and Design Project I (2 hours)
(2 hours lecture with open laboratory). A "capstone" experience incorporating design, design analysis and material selection based on design cost and quality. Projects will be assigned to teams or individuals to assure a professional experience in the major field. Prerequisite: MECET 423 Mechanics of Materials. Enrollment restricted to manufacturing or mechanical seniors.
MFGET-668: Principles of Investment Casting (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture with open laboratory). Basic principles, techniques and materials used in the production of investment casting. Theory and practice in techniques and principles of operations, equipment, testing, and inspection methods related to quality and production control. Prerequisites: MFGET 567 Principles of Metalcasting and MFGET 568 Metalcasting Processing Laboratory.
MFGET-669: Manufacturing and Design Project II (3 hours)
(3 hours lecture with open laboratory). Part II of the "capstone" experience dealing with actual manufacturing, testing and evaluation of the project designed in MFGET 666 Manufacturing and Design Project I. Students are required to take either the SME Certification Exam or the Fundamentals Exam at their cost. Prerequisite: MFGET 666 Manufacturing and Design Project I or written permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology majors only.
MFGET-690: Manufacturing Production Control and Management (3 (3 lectu hours)
Control of the production processing system with regard to plant layout material selection/utilization, human factors/management, and product marketing will be studied. The course utilizes a manufacturing enterprise approach to disseminate course content. Prerequisites: MFGET 263 Manufacturing Methods I and MFGET 268 Manufacturing Methods I Laboratory and MFGET 367 Manufacturing Methods II.
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