MET 122 - Manufacturing Processes II
A continuation of the basic study of manufacturing processes. The nature of metals and alloys, heat treatment, various casting processes and the processing of metals by hot and cold working techniques. Special topics include screw thread systems and their measurement, indexing, gear terminology and manufacturing methods, tapers and computer numerical controlled machining. Laboratory exercises parallel classroom topics and will provide the students with an opportunity to practice some of these manufacturing methods.
Prerequisite: MET 121 Manufacturing Processes I
2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Improve their skills for working effectively in a team environment.
2. Be familiar with the control unit on a typical CNC machine tool to store, load and edit programs.
3. Demonstrate proficiency in CNC programming basic parts and be able to de-bug the CNC program if there is a problem.
4. Understand when and how to use looping (subprograms) in CNC programming.
5. Be knowledgeable with gear terminology, types of gears and understand how to calculate simple speed ratios.
6. Understand the fundamental types of heat treatment processes used on steel.
7. Understand the difference between expendable-mold casting processes and multiple-use mold casting processes.
8. Understand what indexing is and where it is used in the manufacture of parts.
9. Understand the difference between Hot and Cold working processes.
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