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Manufacturing Technology 1
Orientation to Manufacturing

1 unit; 1 hour lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides an overview of manufacturing industries in modern society and processes involved in manufacturing today. Career opportunities and preparation required for employment in the field are emphasized.

Manufacturing Technology 2
Materials and Processes of Manufacturing

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
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This course introduces students to materials of manufacture, their properties, characteristics, classification, and treatment. The manufacturing processes of material removal, fabrication, joining, surface preparation, casting, molding, forging, and extruding are also covered. The course will assist the student in preparing for certification as a CMT (Certified Manufacturing Technologist) sponsored by the SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers).

Manufacturing Technology 3
Integrated Manufacturing Systems

2 units; 2 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course students are introduced to the flow of materials and information in a manufacturing organization. Topics covered include planning and control systems, process engineering, management theory, materials management, manufacturing economics, quality assurance, CAD (Computer Aided Design), and CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing). The course will assist the student in preparing for certification as a CMT (Certified Manufacturing Technologist) sponsored by the SME (Society of manufacturing Engineers).

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Special Topics in Manufacturing Technology

Units determined by individual course;
lecture/ lab hours determined by individual course
Credit status determined by individual course

This course is designed to explore topics in Manufacturing Technology more specific than provided in other courses in the regular departmental curriculum. Students are referred to the current schedule of classes for details of specific courses.

Manufacturing Technology 70
Basic Robotics

2 units; 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course, students will explore the technologies used to fabricate model robotic systems. Additional topics covered include basic electronics theory, electromechanical fabrication, micro-controller operation, machining processes, metal fabrication, and careers in technology. Project building and problem solving will be stressed.

Manufacturing Technology 75
Integrated Robotic and Automated Technologies

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: Electronics and Computer Hardware Technology 11,
Manufacturing Technology 70
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course covers robotic and automation applications with emphasis on embedded electronics, micro-controller programming, motors, and drive trains. Additional topics covered include electronics theory, electromechanical fabrication, sensors, manufacturing materials and processes, and career fields in which robotic applications are used. Students will construct, program, and test a vehicular or process robot.

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Independent Study

1-3 units; hours to be arranged
Enrollment Limitation: two courses in Manufacturing Technology with a minimum grade of B
in each and acknowledgment by the instructor with whom the student will work
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU - limitations apply

This course provides special advanced studies in a subject field of Manufacturing Technology not covered in the regular departmental offerings. Regular conferences with the instructor are coordinated with assigned Manufacturing Technology projects (60 hours per unit).

Note: Refer to page 11 of the College Catalog for eligibility requirements.


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 Last Published 3/23/12