Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology (2870)

Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology (2870)

301 COMP CNTRL AUTOMATED SYS 3 credits
The development of computer based systems and computer programs using robotics and machine controllers as the solutions for automated manufacturing problems.
311 FACILITIES PLANNING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2940:180 or 2940:210 or permission. An application based study of facilities analysis, design and layout utilizing software based solutions.
332 MGMT OF TECH BASED OPERATIONS 3 credits
A study of the techniques and knowledge necessary to effectively manage technical personnel.
348 CNC PROGRAMMING I 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2940:121, 2030:154; or permission. Introduction to numerical control (N/C) of operation of machine tools and other processing machines. Includes programming, types of N/C systems, economic evaluation.
441 ADVANCED QUALITY PRACTICES 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2880:241 or permission. Specific quality assurance procedures will be developed conceptually, proven mathematically, and then tested in lab exercises. Industry accepted SQC software will be used.
448 CNC PROGRAMMING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 348. Introduction to computer-assisted interactive part programming system. Writing of milling and drilling programs.
470 SIMULATION OF MFG SYSTEMS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2880:211. Computer simulation solutions applied to the traditional manufacturing problems of equipment justification production line balancing, and capacity planning.
480 AUTOMATED PRODUCTION 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2880:211 or senior status. A study of the automated production system. The various systems studied thus far, CNC, robotics, automated machines via PLCs, and facilities design, are integrated and analyzed from a production standpoint. The issues of line balance, reliability, queue sizing, and personnel matters are included.
490 MANUFACTURING PROJECT 2 credits
Prerequisite: Senior status. Advanced CADCAM topics are presented. A comprehensive project is undertaken.
495 INDIV INVEST MANUFAC ENGR TECH 2 credits
Selected topic(s) that provide for specific individual study in the area of manufacturing engineering technology under the direct supervision of a faculty member.
496 ST: MANUFACTURING ENGR TECH 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission. Selected topic(s) that provide for specific course work in the area of manufacturing engineering technology offered once or only occasionally in areas where no formal course exists.
499 W: MANUFACTURING ENGINR TECH 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission. Group studies of special topics in manufacturing engineering technology.

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