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2023 - 2024 Catalog Year
Basic Manufacturing (Full-time)

Degree: One-year Technical Certificate
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: The course focuses on the study and interpretation of the graphic language used in manufacturing and engineering. This will include principles of: shape description, axonometric projection, specifications, symbology and spatial relationships.The student will apply problem solving and critical thinking skills using both standard and automated communication methods. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description:

Utilization of general/specialized hand/power tools that are typically used in the electromechanical industry; use of various dimension measurement devices; simple machine repair procedures from belt replacement to complete subsystem repair; drilling, reaming and tapping holes for various mechanical fasteners. Elementary industrial machine wiring principles; schematics, panel layouts, assembly and wiring techniques. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: This course serves as an introduction to automated systems. The basics of sensors, logic control systems, motion control systems, robotics and flexible manufacturing systems will be covered. The course will be taught using demonstration and discussion combined with individual and team centered project-based learning. One classroom, four lab hours per week.

Description: Applied computer tools to solve engineering technology problems, emphasizing the integration of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and engineering research skills using the Internet. Applications of an integrated approach to research papers, engineering technology analysis, technical laboratory reports and technical presentations. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1110

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: This course introduces the manufacturing processes and production systems commonly used in modern industry. Additional emphasis on communication, teamwork, planning, documentation, and coordination. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Manufacturing Processes and Production certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.

Description: Awareness of basic maintenance requirements of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems utilized in modern manufacturing. Includes the monitoring of key indicators and recognizing potential issues. Students will have the opportunity to earn the Maintenance Awareness certification through the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) as part of their Certified Production Technician (CPT) program.

Description: An introduction to the manufacturing processes used in the tooling and machining industry. Safety, mechanical hardware, hand tools, metrology, drill press, vertical mill, lathe, and the surface grinder will be the major focus of this course. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: This course will cover machine safety, setup and operation of computer numerical control (CNC) milling machines and lathes. Adjusting tool and work offsets to hold part tolerances on both types of equipment. Calculation of spindle speeds and feed rates. Introduction to basic programming codes and development of CNC programs for three axis mills and two axis lathes. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description:

Introduction to computer-based solution of engineering and engineering technology problems. Includes the fundamentals and applications of computer-based software (MathCAD) and integration with other software for documentation of work, including proper use of units and unit systems. Software solution applications include graphing functions and data, basic statistical calculations, use of matrices, vectors, solution of simultaneous and an introduction to Boolean logic. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 or MAT 1280 or MAT 1470 or MAT 1580

Description: Application of the process of design and the interpretation of engineering drawings. Includes design development, product development, and problem solution, principles of orthographic projection, drafting symbols, surface finish symbols, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing symbols. Student is exposed to parametric 3D CAD modeling for the purpose of creating parts and assemblies and to properly dimension and detail drawings to effectively communicate design intent. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.