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Course Description

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Manufacturing: Advanced Manufacturing - MFG 105

Manufacturing Processes

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course will serve as an introduction to a variety of manufacturing processes, such as casting, forming, plastics, machining and joining. It is meant to be an overview and will concentrate on the uniqueness of each process as it applies to materials and production capabilities. In addition, the student will have a brief exposure to the properties of materials as they relate to particular manufacturing processes and the concepts of measurement, inspection and tolerances.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Summarize the general processes of sand mold casting.
  • Compare the difference of die casting and investment casting.
  • Outline the process of how metals are forged.
  • Discriminate between stamping and fine blanking.
  • Explain the process of bending of metals.
  • Confirm when to use lathe or mill for making holes.
  • Summarize the EDM process.
  • Predict the outcome of using a CNC machine.
  • Compare the various joining technologies.
  • Outline the assembly of products from raw materials to completion.
  • Determine the range of tolerance in a particular manufacturing process.
  • Identify the finishing process appropriate to the materials used.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; MANUFACTURING; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 105545020Manufacturing ProcesesMEC4Keyes G6/10/0Open$12.00R  01:00 PM-04:54 PM MEC310

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday