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MET 121 - Manufacturing Processes I

A basic study of manufacturing materials and processes, such as:  cutting-tool materials and cutting fluids, electrical discharge machining, properties of materials, drilling and related hole making processes, joining processes and equipment, producing and processing ferrous and non-ferrous metals.  Laboratory exercises provide an opportunity for actual practice in the operation of selected manufacturing equipment.

Credits: 2
1 Class Hour, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Calculate speed, feed, and depth of cut for material removal operations using the “Machinery’s Handbook.”
  2. Apply standard safety procedures for a manufacturing environment.
  3. Identify and perform the basic material removal processes:  facing, turning, drilling, boring, honing and milling.
  4. Improve your skills for working effectively in a team environment.
  5. Communicate the steps required to manufacture a product using industry standard terms.
  6. Accurately use basic measurement tools such as calipers, micrometers, gage blocks, and attribute gages to achieve the desired sizes of parts and/or part features.
  7. Understand the fundamental methods of fusion and solid state welding.
  8. Have a better understanding of how raw materials are turned into useful products.