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Credit- Degree applicable
Effective Quarter: Fall 2016

I. Catalog Information

DMT 95
Manufacturing Materials and Processes
4 Unit(s)

 

Formerly: (Formerly MCNC 64.)

Requisites: Advisory: EWRT 200 and READ 200 (or LART 200), or ESL 261, 262 and 263.

Hours: Lec Hrs: 36.00
Lab Hrs: 36.00
Out of Class Hrs: 72.00
Total Student Learning Hrs: 144.00

Description: Applied materials and process analysis. Materials and process selection techniques. The role of metals, polymers, ceramics and composites in the casting, molding, forging, forming, machining, joining, heat and surface treatment processes.


Student Learning Outcome Statements (SLO)

 

• Student Learning Outcome: Conduct material property analysis to determine appropriate material selection and use.


 

• Student Learning Outcome: Analyze, compare, and explain manufacturing processes such as molding, forming, forging and casting.


II. Course Objectives

A.Apply material property analysis to create and understand materials tables/graphs.
B.Utilize material and process properties and characteristics as selection criteria.
C.Associate material properties and classifications to metals, polymers, ceramics and composites.
D.Explain the types and characteristics of various casting processes.
E.Describe the technology inherent in various molding processes.
F.Differentiate between forming, forging, powdered metal and die casting.
G.Describe various heat treatment processes.
H.Discuss and explore non-traditional machining processes

III. Essential Student Materials

 None.

IV. Essential College Facilities

 Materials and processes laboratory and classroom

V. Expanded Description: Content and Form

A.Apply material property analysis to create and understand materials tables/graphs.
1.Structure and composition of materials in the four basic groups.
2.Modules of elasticity, stiffness, ductility, plasticity.
3.Graphical analysis of mechanical properties/creating tables/graphs.
B.Utilize material and process properties and characteristics as selection criteria.
1.Phases, alloys, melting points, specific heat, density.
2.Coefficients of thermal/electrical conductivity/expansion.
3.Refractive index, coefficient of friction, corrosion resistance.
4.Aware of material data sheets.
C.Associate material properties and classifications to metals, polymers, ceramics and composites.
1.Mechanical and physical comparative properties.
2.Classification systems, sources, types by processes.
3.Applied laboratory testing and processes.
D.Explain the types and characteristics of various casting processes.
1.Sand, shell and rubber/plaster mold casting.
2.Lost wax and lost foam casting.
3.Permanent mold, die and centrifugal casting.
E.Describe the technology inherent in various molding processes.
1.Polymer melts, extrusion.
2.Injection molding.
3.Blow, rotary, vacuum and slush molding.
F.Differentiate between forming, forging, powdered metal and die casting.
1.Precision sheet metal.
2.Drop and press forging.
3.Stamping and punch press processes.
G.Describe various heat treatment processes.
1.Surface and body hardening processes.
2.Etching, cleaning and abrading.
3.Electroplating and electro-painting.
H.Discuss and explore non-traditional machining processes
1.Mechanical energy and electrochemical processes.
2.Thermal and electrical discharge machining (EDM).
3.Virtual form cutting and stereolithography.

VI. Assignments

A.Readings from metallurgy text, materials reference books and trade magazines.
B.Research and final report on selected material manufacturing topics.
C.Lab exercises to recognize various materials strength and hardness.

VII. Methods of Instruction

 Lecture and visual aids
Discussion and problem solving performed in class
Quiz and examination review performed in class
Homework and extended projects
Laboratory discussion sessions and quizzes that evaluate the proceedings weekly laboratory exercises

VIII. Methods of Evaluating Objectives

A.Completion of lab assignments.
B.Written research report demonstrates critical thinking regarding the material plan, as well as comprehension and application of manufacturing processes.
C.Midterm and comprehensive final exam to evaluate comprehension of terms and concepts, as well as application skills related to materials and manufacturing processes.

IX. Texts and Supporting References

A.Examples of Primary Texts and References
1.Moniz B.J., "Metallurgy 4th Edition", Homewood, Illinois: American Technical Publishers, Inc.,2007
B.Examples of Supporting Texts and References
1.Groover, Mikell P., "Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing 5th edition." New Jersey: Englewood Cliffs, Regents/Prentice-Hall, 2012.

X. Lab Topics

A.Material properties
B.Material selection
C.Material tables/graphs
D.Heat treating
E.Non-traditional machining processes