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ETS 345. Manufacturing Processes

Credits: 3
Department: Environmental & Technological Studies
Description: Production processes in metals-based industries including foundry, welding, and machining practices.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate appropriate personal and facility safety in every task.
2. Production of Destruction test passing sample welds.
3. Compare and contrast surface treatments, polishing, etching, and buffing.
4. Develop strategies and tactics for manufacturing efficiency.
5. Produce specification based product welds: Oxy-acetylene, Arc, TIG, Spot, Braze.
6. Setup, and operate machine tools: grinders, mills, lathes, benders, punches as described in blue/data prints.
7. Utilize hand tools, within their design capacity, for fabrication of components and assemblies.
8. Research material properties to match outcome performance specifications.
9. Select materials based on their properties, cost, and availability.
10. Demonstrate foundry techniques that produce specified castings.

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