Hours: 56 (34 Theory Hours, 22 Lab Hours)
This course emphasizes the materials and processes used in manufacturing and construction. Students are introduced to a variety of construction and manufacturing materials, machine tools and tooling used in a variety of processes. Emphasis is placed on terminology and function.
- Identify the basic mechanical behavior and properties of metals.
- Choose material selections on the basis of mechanical and physical properties.
- Relate the means by which elastomeric materials are derived.
- Explain how molten steel is formed into industrial shapes.
- Describe how metal powders are produced.
- Define the principles of material removal and the basic mechanics of machining.
- Choose a joining technology that is best suited to a given application.
- Identify common methods of processing plastics and composites.
- Define the purpose and intent of quality control and quality assurance.
- Describe the relationships among tolerance, precision, and resolution and select inspection
- methods and equipment.
- 11. Select appropriate materials and processes for manufacturing and construction projects.
- 12. Describe the basic practices and impact of green manufacturing.
Bruce, R. G., Dalton, W. K., Neely, J. E., & Kibbe, R. R. (2010). Modern materials and manufacturing processes . (Custom ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
- Unit 1 - Properties of Materials
- Unit 2 - Selection and Extraction of Materials
- Unit 3 - Design Specifications
- Unit 4 - Processing of Metals
- Unit 5 - Machining Processes
- Unit 6 - Machining and Joining
- Unit 7 - Plastics and Composites
- Unit 8 - Measurement and Quality
- Unit 9 - Manufacturing Systems
- Unit 10 - Green design and construction materials
- Unit 11 - Review and Final exam