CAD 2D (AutoCAD)
3 Credits

Introduction to two-dimensional computer-aided drafting using Autocad. Included are drawing and editing of elementary geometric entities, dimensioning and plotting. Also, mechanical drafting problems and examples will be studied. One class hour and four laboratory hours weekly.

3D CAD Modeling
4 Credits

Prerequisite: CAD*H150. The primary focus of this course is three dimensional geometric computer modeling using AutoCAD. Students will study the geometric construction and development of wireframe, surface, solid, and assembled solid models. They will also develop 2D orthographic drawings including sectional and auxiliary views from solid models. In addition, rendering to produce picture quality images of the various models will be covered. Mass property analysis and an introduction to the descriptive geometry may also be included. Two class hours and four laboratory hours weekly.

Parametric Design
3 Credits

Prerequisite: CAD*H150 or approval of the instructor. Introduction to the paperless computer based design process using modern parametric 3-D design software. The course focuses on parametric modeling, and includes topics such as the design process, design engineering, assembly modeling, mechanism analysis, rapid prototyping, team design, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and the analysis of tolerance stickups. Students will participate in individual and group design projects as appropriate. One class hour and four lab hours weekly.

CAD Animation (3D Studio Max)
4 Credits

Prerequisite: CAD*H200 or experience in 3D computer modeling. This course will guide the student through the world of three-dimensional presentation. The student will create photo realistic still images, animated assemblies, camera fly-bys, robotic motion, and dynamic life-like animated presentations The concepts covered in this course can be applied to a variety of engineering disciplines. 6 contact hours (2 lecture and 4 laboratory)

Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) I
3 Credits

Prerequisite: CAD*H200, MAT*H172. This course is an introduction to the mechanical design process used to develop intelligent product models that can be used in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM). The students will gain an understanding of the basic principals of 3D solid modeling, parametric relationships, and controlling design intent and object dependencies. Students will develop complete product designs, outputting 3D solid and sheet metal parts, tolerance analysis, family tables and assembly models, related detail and assembly drawings, and prototypes. 4 contact hours (2 lecture and 2 laboratory)

Advanced Modeling Techniques
3 Credits

Prerequisite: CAD*H285. This course builds on the concepts developed in CAD*H285, Introduction to Advanced Modeling. It develops advanced modeling concepts, techniques and methods used in modern product modelers- topics such as user interface customization, user defined features, writing programs within the CAD system, sweeps, advanced rounds, and basic stress analysis. Students will work on their own and in groups to develop complete product designs, outputting 3D solid parts. 4 contact hours (2 lecture and 2 laboratory)

Introduction to CAD
3 Credits

An introduction to the techniques of generating graphic images with computers, using AutoCAD. Topics include: overview of CAD technology, computer technology, hardware descriptions and requirements, file manipulation and management, two-dimensional geometric construction, symbol library creation, dimensioning, scaling, sectioning, plotting, detail and assembly drawing including tolerance studies.

Senior Project
4 Credits

Prerequisite: CAD*H220, Corequisites: CAD*H275, or approval of the department chair. The course offers students a CAD engineering design activity utilizing an assigned, or approved, design project. The project will incorporate a wide range of learning activities including, but not limited to, library research, written status reports, discussions, oral presentations, time management and project planning, team work, the application of the design process, and the utilization of a variety of CAD applications. This class meets for 6 contact hours per week, 2 lecture and 4 lab.

Electronic Engineering
2 Credits

Corequisite: MAT*H172. This course will introduce the student to data acquisition using the computer. Students will learn how to create “virtual instruments” using LabVIEW™, a powerful graphical programming language for data acquisition and manipulation. Emphasis is placed on standard programming structures, real-time data acquisition, mathematical manipulation and graphing. Four laboratory hours

Electrical Applications
3 Credits

Corequisite: MAT*H137. An introduction to the fundamental concepts of electricity and electronic technology. A study of DC and AC electrical circuits with the emphasis on instrumentation, measurements, devices, and application of theory to practical systems. Topics covered include electrical circuits, applied electrical technology, transformers, motors and generators, electronic fundamentals and devices. Two class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Electric Circuits I
4 Credits

Corequisite: MAT*H172. The fundamentals or direct current circuits are established. Emphasis is placed on the characteristic description of circuit behavior. Ohm’s law and Kirchhoff’s law are used to determine circuit characteristics. Circuit rules, methods and theorem are covered extensively. Resistance, capacitance and transient responses are introduced. Formal laboratory report writing is required. Four class hours and two laboratory hours weekly.

Electronic CAD and Fabrication
1 Credits

Prerequisite or Corequisite: Some experience with WINDOW operating system. Introduction to the basics of double sided Printed Circuit Board construction and soldering components to these boards. completion of a small fabrication kit including PC Board, leading to better physical understanding of PCB’s as a prerequisite to using OrCAD Layout software. The CAD then moves into the CAD laboratory to study the concepts of schematic capture (OrCAD CAPTURE) into a NETLIST and on to PCB layout. Three laboratory hours weekly.

Electric Circuits II
4 Credits

Prerequisites: EET*H110. Corequisite: MAT*H185. The application of circuit analysis techniques acquired in Electric Circuits I are extended to circuits excited by AC sources. Emphasis is placed on solving circuit problems using complex numbers and phase diagrams. Topics include: inductance, transients, filter theory, mutual inductance, transformer theory, and an introduction to polyphase circuits. Formal report writing is required. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Electronics I
4 Credits

Prerequisites: EET*H110. Corequisites: EET*H114, MAT*H185. Semiconductor physical concepts and P-N junction theory is established and applied to basic devices such as diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and field effect transistors. Circuit applications of these and other special devices are studied, with an emphasis on operating principles and analysis techniques. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Electronics II
4 Credits

Prerequisite: EET*H136. Corequisites: MAT*H185. Characteristics of small signal amplifiers using BJT’s and FET’s are examined, and followed up with a study of linear op-amp circuits. Comparators and Schmitt Triggers using op-amps are also explored. Basic characteristics of power amplifiers and oscillators are studied, and the operation of the thyristor family of devices is introduced. Three class and three laboratory hours weekly.

Applied Circuit Analysis
3 Credits

Prerequisites: EET*H126, 114, MAT*H185. The analysis of RLC circuits using classical calculus for inputs which are both sinusoidal and non-sinusoidal are examined. Resulting first and order differential equations are solved using classical methods and by use of Laplace transforms. Basic derivatives and integration are taught as they apply to RLC circuitry. Three class and three laboratory hours weekly. This course may be substituted for MAT*H232 for Electrical students only.

Digital Electronics
4 Credits

Corequisites: EET*H114. The study of number systems, Boolean algebra, logic gates and combinational circuits. This study provides the basis for investigating the operation of sequential circuits including flip-flop applications. Design of arithmetic circuits adders and subtractors and BCD are studied. Decoders, encoders, multiplexers and demultiplexers are included as an application of the basic gates. Use of Electronic WorkBench software to solve logic problems. Three class and three laboratory hours weekly.

Advanced Digital Electronics
3 Credits

Prerequisite: EET*H252. A continuation of digital circuit design. Includes counters (asynchronous, synchronous types), multi-bit shift registers, logic families A/D and D/A converters, and code converters. Static and dynamic RAM memory circuits used in computers are studied along with ROMs, masked PROMs and erasable PROMs. CPLD design is explored extensively. Schematic entry and state diagram are methods learned to program a Xilinx CPLD. VHDL is introduced. Three class and three laboratory hours weekly.

4 Credits

Prerequisite: EET*H252. A study of the fundamentals of Microchip Corporation’s PICTM microcontroller architecture and high level programming language using Micro Engineering Lab’s PIC BASIC PRO compiler. Programming concepts include looping, decisions, time delays, interrupts, and LCD display. Hardware is addressed via the M. E. Labs X1 experimenter board. The PBPro compiler is run within Microchip’s MPLAB Integrated Development EnvironmentTM allowing full simulation capability as well as use of the Microchip ICD2 In Circuit Debugger for observing hardware operation in a very controlled manner. Three class hours and three laboratory hours weekly.

2 Credits

Prerequisites: EET*H104, 232, 252. Provides the opportunity to construct a project of interest to the student with the approval of the instructor. The course involves research, preparation, and a written report for the project, as well as full implementation, testing, fabrication, troubleshooting, and final demonstration of the project. Schematics and PCB layouts will be prepared using OrCAD SDT and OrCAD PCB tools. Four laboratory hours weekly.

Control Systems
3 Credits

Prerequisites: EET*H126, 114, 232, 252, MAT*H185. An introductory course which investigates primarily electro-mechanical control systems. Discrete control systems using relay logic and programmable controllers (PLC’s) are studied. Open and closed loop analog speed control systems are closely investigated. Motion, work EVSelope, axis of movement and programming lead up to a project with a working robot. Three class and three laboratory hours weekly.

Fiber Optics
3 Credits

Prerequisites: EET*H136, 252, PHY*H122. The course will cover the basics of fiber optics, how it is manufactured, its applications and fiber performance. The different types of construction of fiber optic cabling will be discussed and illustrated, with the advantages and disadvantages of each. Different types of connectors will be covered in both the classroom and the laboratory with the student making many of the actual connections. Measurement of the transmission characteristics of cables will be measured in the laboratory using a Time Domain Reflectometer. The use of single mode and multimode cabling relative to the type of transmission will be discussed. Three class and three lab hours weekly.

Electronic Instrumentation
3 Credits

Prerequisite: EET*H126, 114. Corequisites: EET*H232, 252. A study of the operating principles of electronic and electrical instruments. Both analog and digital instruments are covered. Sources of instrument errors and standards of measurement are included, along with the design of VOM circuits and basic electronic instruments. Also included is an introduction to LABVIEW (Basic Virtual Instrument Programming) and data acquisition. Three class and three laboratory hours weekly.

Introduction to Engineering Technology
3 Credits

Students will conduct research, including interacting with professionals in the field of Engineering and Technology, to evaluate careers of interest to the student. Student teams will employ technical skills, appropriate software and technology to solve projects related to engineering and technology. They will also evaluate the use of information and technology and how it affects our society. Necessary skills for academic and professional success, such as critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, study skills, time management and ethics in engineering, will be presented. Students will be required to write a research project and present their findings to the class in an oral presentation.

Manufacturing Processes
4 Credits

Students study the theoretical concepts involved in the process of manufacturing parts as well as the development of the knowledge and skills required in the manufacturing process. Laboratory study emphasizes Milling, Drilling, Turning, Grinding & other manufacturing processes. Laboratories will involve setup and procedures for various manufacturing processes. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Computer-Aided Manufacturing I
3 Credits

Prerequisites: MFG*H104. Basic CNC setup and operations with an introduction to automation programming, and tooling for CNC applications will be discussed. Basic functions using industry standard PLC controls will also be covered. Laboratory will include practice in setup and operation of CNC lathes and milling machines. Two class hours and two laboratory hours weekly.

Manufacturing Management
3 Credits

This course introduces the student to the structure and organization of manufacturing management in an industrial society. The role of various management functions including strategic planning, industrial cost accounting, inventory management, and quality control will be studied. Three class hours weekly.

Computer-Aided Manufacturing II
3 Credits

Prerequisites: MFG*H106. This course discusses CNC programming, analog programmable logic control programming, and interfacing controllers, and machine tools. Laboratory practice in writing CNC programs, robotics programming and interfacing, and analog programmable logic controller programming will be studied. Two class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Materials of Engineering
4 Credits

Prerequisites: MFG*H104, CHE*H111. Study of the structure and properties of engineering materials. Materials selection, processing and heat treatment are studied. The changes in structure and properties during forming, machining, and heat treating operations are discussed. Selected experiments to demonstrate the effects of processing, including heat treatment on the properties of engineering materials. Standard materials tests are also performed. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Tool Design
5 Credits

Prerequisites: CAD*H150, MFG*H104, 210, MAT*H185. The course is designed to teach the theoretical principles, commercial standards and techniques for the design of metal cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gages and dies. Application of the theory and principles learned in the classroom to design problems. The design problems will include metal cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gages and dies. Three class and four laboratory hours weekly.

Statistical Process Control
3 Credits

Prerequisites: MAT*H172. Presents a modern approach to quality adapted from the science of statistics. The scope of study ranges from basic statistical concepts, through the history of statistical quality control and the contributions of pioneers like Deming, Juran and Taguchi. Traditional methods of control charts for both variables and attributes and acceptance sampling are presented, as well as the more modern methods. Simple, effective graphical problem-solving tools, histograms, run charts, stem and leaf displays, Pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams and capability ratios (Cp & Cpk) are covered. The computer is utilized as an aid in calculation and control chart preparation. Two class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
3 Credits

A study of the industrial accepted ANSI Specification Y14.5-1973 and ANSI Y14.5M-1982. The ANSI Y14.5 specification creates a unified language through which engineering requirements are specified with respect to actual function and relationship of parts features. Subject matter includes the application of form, profile, orientation, runout, and location types of geometric characteristics, including the application of the feature control frame and tolerance and datum modifiers. Three class hours weekly.

Mechanics of Materials
3 Credits

Prerequisite: MEC*H114, MAT*H185. The study and explanation of the relationships existing between externally applied forces in resulting stresses in deformations. From our study of mechanics of material, we will be able to determine if a body is capable of fulfilling its intended purpose. Limited computer applications of beam theory and a computer demonstration of FEA. Three (3) class hours weekly.

Manufacturing Math II
3 Credits

Prerequisite: Completion of Machine Technology Level I Certificate or with consent of instructor, MFG*H051: Manufacturing Math I (non-credit). Second course in manufacturing mathematics. A further study of arithmetic and trigonometric operations applied to manufacturing circumstances. The following geometric entities are studied in detail: the circle, regular and irregular polygons, the right triangle and oblique triangles. The application of angular arithmetic including the study of: angle decimal conversion, the Pythagorean theorem, Sin, Cos, and Tan functions, and the Law of Sines and Law of Cosines.

Blueprint Reading I
2 Credits

First course in blueprint reading. The study of orthographic projection. Topics include lines and their uses, auxiliary views, sectional views, basic and special dimensioning, dimensioning practices for holes, chamfers, angle, tapers, keyways diameters and radii. Also, geometric tolerancing and dimensioning is covered.

Blueprint Reading II
3 Credits

Prerequisite: Completion of Machine Technology Level I Certificate or with consent of instructor, MFG*H124: Blueprint Reading I. Second course in blueprint reading. A further study of simple and complex drawings for machining or assembly purposes. Topics include the application and meaning of geometric characteristics and controls, the metric system, weldment, forging and casting drawings and procedures, communication with freehand sketches, blueprint terms and abbreviations.

Manufacturing Machining: Drill Press and Saw
1 Credits

Course on sawing and drilling machines. Topics covered include use of cutoff saws, use of drill presses, using the vertical band saw, drilling tools, countersinking, reaming and counter boring.

Manufacturing Machining: Grinding
2 Credits

Course on the use of various grinding machines. Topics covered include selection and identification of grinding wheels, truing, dressing and balancing wheels, grinding fluids, using the horizontal spindle reciprocating table surface grinder, using the cylindrical grinder, and using the tool and cutter grinder.

Manufacturing Machining: Bench Work
2 Credits

A basic course in the fundamentals, principles, practices and tools used in semi-precision and precision layout and in the various methods, and procedures for common machine shop bench work. Topics include measurement systems, layout principles, hand tools, and power tools.

Manufacturing Machining: Lathe I
2 Credits

First course in the use of the lathe. Topics include identification of major components of the lathe, tool holders and tool holding, cutting tools, operating the controls, facing and center drilling.

Manufacturing Machining - Milling I
2 Credits

First course on the vertical and horizontal milling machines. Topics to include cutting tools and holders, setups, spindles and arbors, work holding methods.

Manufacturing Machinery - CNC I
2 Credits

First course in CNC machinery and programming. Topics include Cartesian coordinates, safe use of CNC equipment, setup and operate a two axis CNC lathe and a three axis CNC machining center, programming and runoff of parts.

Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
3 Credits

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the fundamental knowledge of current continuous process improvement methodologies in use today within competitive manufacturing environments. This introductory course will expose the student to the basic concepts of Lean Manufacturing theory and the various tools and techniques involved with a lean implementation. This course will be presented following the lean-six sigma process methodology of DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) to ensure that at the completion of the course, the student will be competent to participate effectively as a team member in lean implementation projects.

Introduction to Lean Supply Chain Management
3 Credits

This course is an introduction to the basic principles and methodologies of Supply Chain Management. The course reviews the lean principles needed to understand and maintain the supply chain. Key concepts are covered such as Value Stream Mapping, customer/supplier roles, supplier types, metrics, quality systems, quality audits, communication, and information flow. Class activities, group assignments, and case studies are emphasized for real-world learning experiences.

Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)
3 Credits

Prerequisites: MFG*H201. This course discusses computer generated CNC programming and computer based additive manufacturing techniques. In addition students will gain an understanding of how to use Mastercam to generate programs for both milling and turning applications. Laboratory includes hands on application of course theory. Two class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Manufacturing Machinery - Lathe II
3 Credits

Prerequisite: Completion of Machine Technology Level I Certificate or with consent of instructor, MFG*H154: Manufacturing Machinery - Lathe I. Second course on lathe setup, operation and practices. Topics covered include alignment, turning between centers, and other operations. The student will cut 60 degree external threads, internal threads, tapers, and other thread forms. Use of steady rests and follower rests.

Manufacturing Machinery - Milling II
3 Credits

Second course on milling setup, operation, and practices. Topics covered include use of Offset Boring Head, side milling cutters, face milling cutters on the horizontal mill, setup and operation of index heads, simple and direct angular indexing, and inspection of gears. Prerequisite: Completion of Machine Technology Level I Certificate or with consent of instructor, MFG*H155: Manufacturing Machinery - Milling I

Manufacturing Machinery - CNC II
3 Credits

Second course in Computer Numerical Controlled programming. A further study of CNC programming for the Lathe and Vertical Machining Center. Topics include setup and tooling, programming simple parts, canned drilling cycles, circular interpolation, special milling cycles, cutter compensation, looping and macros, and special features. Prerequisite: Completion of Machine Technology Level I Certificate, or with consent of instructor, MFG*H156: Manufacturing Machinery - CNC I

Advanced Lean Manufacturing
3 Credits

Prerequisite: MFG*H171. The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge to implement lean improvements within the production environment using a systematic approach. This course will follow an improvement project (from the student's current employer or case study) through the five stages of the DMAIC problem solving methodology. At the completion of the course, the student will be competent to effectively lead a lean implementation project within a company.

Implementing Lean Supply Chain Management
3 Credits

Prerequisite: MFG*H172. The course covers the benefits and elements needed for implementing supply chain management. Team building and communication skills are shown as crucial factors in supply chain management. Topics emphasized in the course are measuring the velocity of the supply chain, developing partnerships, logistics, software tools, hardware, and continuous improvement. Class activities, group assignments and case studies are emphasized for real-world learning experiences.

Mechanical Engineering
Materials Strength
4 Credits

Prerequisite: MEC*H114. Covers the principles involved in the analysis of stresses which occur within machine and structural elements subjected to various types of loads. Analysis of these stresses are made as applied to thin-walled cylinders and spheres, beams, columns, couplings and shafts. Laboratory experiments supplement and reinforce theoretical class work. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Fluid Mechanics
4 Credits

Prerequisite: MEC*H114. An introductory survey of the principles and methods involved in the analysis of fluid systems. Included are common fluid properties, hydrostatics, the kinematics of fluid flow and energy relationships. Laminar and turbulant flow in piping systems are analyzed. Laboratory experiments supplement and reinforce theoretical class work. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Fundamentals of Heat and Thermodynamics
4 Credits

Prerequisite: CHE*H111 or permission of instructor. This course covers the fundamental concepts of heat transfer and thermodynamics. Major topics in heat transfer include conduction, convection and radiation and their application to heat exchangers. Major topics in thermodynamics inclde the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics and their applicatin to vapor-power and refrigeration cycles. Laboratory experiments will supplement the theoretical class work. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

Machine Design
4 Credits

Prerequisites: CAD*H150 and MEC*H251, or permission of instructor. Deals with the concept of mechanical design from concept to specifications. Covers the procedures, data, and techniques necessary to design/select mechanical components such as gears, springs, bearings, belt and chain drives, clutches, brakes, fasteners, shafts and screws. A design project is also included. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

4 Credits

Prerequisites: MEC*H114, MAT*H254. This course covers the fundamental techniques used for analyzing the motion of particles and rigid bodies and the forces which cause that motion. Translation and rotation as fundamental components of rectilinear, curvilinear and constrained plane motion are explained. Relative and absolute velocities and accelerations are treated with both graphical and computational techniques. Laboratory practice is used to verify and reinforce the theoretical concepts. Three class and two laboratory hours weekly.

3 Credits

Prerequisites: TCN*H101, MAT*H172 and PHY*H121. Corequisite: MAT*H185. Analysis of the forces which act upon particles and rigid bodies at rest. Balances of forces and moments on an object provide the basis for equilibrium calculations involving points, rigid bodies, trusses, frames and machines with a variety of supports, including frictional. The concepts of centroids, center of gravity and moment of inertia are also introduced. Three class hours weekly.