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ETS 343. Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Credits: 3
Department: Environmental & Technological Studies
Description: Basics of automation and controls within a manufacturing environment, including industrial robots and programmable logic controllers.
Prerequisites: ETS 312
Semester Offered: Odd Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab
Additional Information: Additional Fee: $10.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Implement safe operating parameters/conditions in laboratory and industrial environments according to regulatory institutions.
2. Operate CNC based machine tools: Lathes, Mills, Plasma Torches, Routers, Lasers, 3D printers in accordance with best practices.
3. Develop machine tool operating programs that run successfully producing products.
4. Debug programming errors to satisfy fault indicators.
5. Compare and contrast primary programming languages for CNC.
6. Prepare machine tooling for CNC production from specification list.
7. Setup jigs and fixtures for tool operations for rigid material positioning.
8. Utilize resource materials for best practices fixturing, indexing, speeds and feeds.
9. Manufacture multiple CNC products.

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