Nov 29, 2023
MIT 111W - Manufacturing ProcessesCredits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3
Teaches the fundamentals of engineering materials and manufacturing processes, and how they interrelate in the design of products.
Prerequisite(s): MTH 099
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- Describe the engineering properties of materials used to manufacture and assemble products.
- Differentiate between the structures of pure metals, metal alloys, polymers, ceramics/glass, and composites.
- Explain the importance of mechanical properties of materials.
- Explain the importance of physical and chemical properties of materials.
- Relate the use of the properties of various materials to the manufacturing design process.
- Determine the inter-relationship between material properties, manufacturing process, and product design.
- Cite examples where property requirements have altered material selection.
- Describe how a change in material can appreciably alter the manufacturing process.
- Describe how a change in material can significantly affect the design of the part.
- Describe how a given manufacturing process alters the properties of the material.
- Describe the major manufacturing processes used in industry today.
- Differentiate between the various casting processes.
- Differentiate between the various metal formig processes.
- Compare powder metallurgy with other metal forming processes.
- Associate sheet metal formed parts with everyday consumer products.
- Relate consumer plastic products with their manufacturing processes.
- Differentiate between the plastic forming processes and identify the strengths of each.
- Compare forming of thermoplastic products with thermosets.
- List applications of composite materials.
- Compare glass forming with plastic forming.
- Relate the advantages and applications of machining and turning centers to current manufacturing practices.
- Compare and contrast the various nontraditional machining processes.
- Relate manufacturing process choices and material properties.
- Compare and contrast the various welding processes.
- Describe metal cutting parameters.
- Cite applications of various surface treatments and coatings.
- Demonstrate the ability to access, analyze, or use information related to manufacturing a product.
- Identify sources of relevant information about manufacturing issues and concepts. This will include electronic sources along with traditional sources.
- Interpret graphs and charts to access information.
- Synthesize information concerning manufacturing issues so it is understandable by a target population.
- Use gathered information for oral, written, and/or electronic presentations to the targeted population and include appropriate academic documentation of sources.
- Demonstrate effective written communication for a specific audience.
- Identify and articulate key manufacturing concepts.
- Employ conventions of written, edited, standard English.
- Present manufacturing processes and engineering material information in tables, charts and graphs.
- Quote, paraphrase and summarize important manufacturing processes and engineering material information accurately.
- Use appropriate vocabulary for the target audience.
- Use writing tasks to promote learning about manufacturing and engineering materials.
- Document knowledge of manufacturing concepts and engineering materials.
- Using writing tasks, compare and contrast key manufacturing concepts.
- Using writing tasks, compare and contrast engineering materials and their properties.
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