09107/Mechanical Engineering Technology


0002. Manufacturing Technology with Quality Control Applications (2 s.h.) S.

A series of experiments in metalworking processes, joining of metals, quality control methods/applications, and an introduction to CNC machining.

0150. Introduction to Industrial Engineering (3 s.h.) S.

Survey of industrial engineering. Manufacturing engineering, work methods and measurements, materials handling, inspection and quality control, plant layout and location, production control, job evaluation and compensation methods.

W223. Mechanical Properties of Materials (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: Chemistry C071, and Physics C082.

The structure, properties and processing of engineering material including metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites with an emphasis on mechanical properties, and applications. Term paper.

0227. Dynamics and Kinematics (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: Physics C081 and ENGR 0011.

Relative motion of machine parts, equations of plane motion, velocities in machines, instant centers and resolution, velocity and acceleration graphs, cams gearing, miscellaneous mechanisms.

0232. Thermodynamics (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: Physics C081 and C082.

Properties of a substance, work and heat interaction, first law of thermodynamics, carnot cycle, entropy, ideal gases, irreversibility, and efficiency.

0244. Computer-Aided Graphics/Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) (3 s.h.) F.

Prerequisite: ENGR 0011.

Solids modeling, geometric tolerancing, welds, treads, dimensions, numerical control simulation, and post processing.

0252. Manufacturing Control Systems (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: MET 0254 or permission of the instructor.

A survey course covering pneumatic and hydraulic controls, programmable controllers, digital circuits, electro-mechanical servos and industrial instrumentation, and transducers. Laboratory.

0254. CNC Machines (3 s.h.) F.

Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor.

Basic components of NC systems, coordinate systems, motion control, programming languages, CNC and DNC, laboratory and demonstrations. Laboratory and field trip.

0335. Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: MET 0232 and ET 0222.

Establishment of design requirements for environmental comfort conditioning. Heating, heat pumps, humidity control, cooling, ventilation, integrated systems, controls and instrumentation, computer-aided design. Design project.

0342. Machine Elements (3 s.h.) F S.

Prerequisite: ET 0125 and 0126, and MET 0227 and 0244.

Survey of the design and application fundamentals underlying the sound selection and use of common machine elements such as shafts, bearings, clutches, brakes, gears, chain and belt drives, etc. Term design project.

0344. Production Tooling (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: ENGR 0011, MET 0001, 0002, and 0244, and ET 0126.

Fundamentals of the design of work-holders and of tooling for inspection and gauging, welding and joining processes, and punch presses. A weekly practicum covers applications of fundamentals to typical tool design problems.

0358. Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: MET 0252, 0254, and 0356.

CAD/CAM in practice: flexible systems, operations, and performance. The course also considers communication and the integration of robots and computerized machines. Laboratory and demonstrations.

0390. Independent Study in MET (1 - 6 s.h.) F S.

The student is permitted to study a regular course on his or her own during semesters the course is not offered, enabling the student to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements. An instructor is assigned to meet with the student.

0398. Independent Research (2 - 5 s.h.) F S.

With the approval of the department chairperson, a student will be assigned a research project to be completed under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.