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manufacturing Processes and automation labs [ET-b109 - b113]

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Courses taught in these laboratories include:

[Foundation Program requirement for all Industrial Technology first-time freshmen]

TECH 160  Introduction to Metalworking  (3)
Basic metal properties, metalworking processes, and hand and machine tool applications.  Lecture 1 1/2 hours, laboratory 4 1/2 hours. 

[Required Core course]

TECH 360 Modern Manufacturing (3)
Introduction to the practices and procedures used in modern manufacturing to bring a product to market. Review of industrial materials, processes, standards, safety, quality, and computer software used in manufacturing. Lecture 1 1/2 hours, laboratory 4 1/2 hours.

[Manufacturing Processes and Automation Concentration courses]

TECH 460 Manufacturing, Materials, and Processes (3)
Prerequisite: TECH 360. Materials and processes used in manufacturing. Processes to organize industrial activity as well as hard processes used to shape and form materials. Lecture 1 1/2 hours, laboratory 4 1/2 hours.

TECH 462 Digital Manufacturing (3)
Prerequisites: TECH 360, and 460. Development of basic skills needed to perform simulation construction in the virtual manufacturing environment with CNC, CAM, machining and robotics simulation. Lecture 1 1/2 hours, laboratory 4 1/2 hours.

TECH 466 Computer-Aided Manufacturing (3)
Prerequisites: TECH 360, 460, 462 Applications and theories of advanced production systems in automated manufacturing environments emphasis includes direct and computer numerical control, computer integrated manufacturing CAD/CAM; flexible manufacturing; group technology. Lecture 1 1/2 hours, laboratory 4 1/2 hours.

TECH 467 Emerging Manufacturing  Technologies (3)
Prerequisites: TECH 360, 460, 462, 466.  Variable content of manufacturing topics and processes. Special studies of diverse subjects such as Rapid Prototyping, Wire Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM), Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing, Automatic Data Collection and Identification  Lecture 1 1/2 hours, laboratory 4 1/2 hours.

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