Manufacturing Technology (MFG)

MFG 110  Introduction to CAD

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Advisory: Eligibility for MATH 51

Formerly EDT 16 Basic Computer Aided Design (CAD) and computer applications (AutoCAD and SolidWorks) in engineering and related fields, including basic word processing, spreadsheet, CAD, and presentation applications. Production card and digital calipers required.

MFG 120  CAD for Manufacturing

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: MFG 110 or CSWA Certification

Intermediate CAD (Computer Aided Design) for engineering related industries, 2D and 3D environments, 3D parametric solid modeling. Construct assemblies and subassemblies; use and editing of mates. Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exit exam. Production card and digital calipers required.

MFG 130  Manufacturing Processes and Materials

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Formerly MFG 85
Common manufacturing processes and associated materials including rapid prototyping technologies, non-machining manufacturing processes such as metal and plastic bending, forming, molding and casting. Investigates structural concepts and joining methods.

MFG 140  Shop Practices

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

Safety practices, tools, and methods used in fabrication and manufacturing industries. Mastery of tool and process selection, safety, and proficiency in machine operation skills.

MFG 150  Manual Machining I

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: MFG 140

Formerly MFG 11 Conventional mill and lathe safety and machining practices, tool nomenclature, lathe and mill operation, application and tooling.Application to Computer Numerical Control(CNC) machines. Production cards and calipers required.

MFG 155  Manual Machining II

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: MFG 150

Conventional mill and lathe safety and machining practices, tool nomenclature, lathe and mill operation, application and tooling.Application to Computer Numerical Control(CNC) machines. Production cards and calipers required. Intermediate application of conventional mill and lathe safety and machining practices, tool nomenclature, lathe and mill operation, application and tooling.Production cards; safety glasses, hearing protection and calipers required.

MFG 160  Introduction to Mechanical Principles

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: EDT 16 or MFG 110

Use of mechanical demonstration kits, computer aided design (CAD) and other media to survey mechanical devices, concepts, and principles common to manufactured products and manufacturing processes. Analysis, discussion, and problem solving related to mechanical design scenarios and supported by CAD. Emphasis on mechanical literacy. Production cards and calipers required. Field trips may be required.

MFG 180  Introduction to MasterCAM

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: MFG 155

Use MasterCAM X software to create wire-frame part geometry, add tool paths, and create computer numerical control (CNC) code for CNC mills and CNC lathes. Overview of tooling and tooling nomenclature.

MFG 210  Advanced CAD

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: MFG 120 or CSWA Certification

Advanced engineering Computer Aided Design (CAD) for developing detailed working drawings in 3D environments, incorporating 3D parametric solid modeling, bill of materials, and surface development. Production card required. Field trip required.

MFG 220  Computer Aided Manufacturing II

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Prerequisite: MFG 120 and MFG 180

Advanced use of industry standard computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software (MasterCam) to generate tool paths and create computer numerical control (CNC) code for operation of CNC mills and CNC lathes. Production cards and calipers required.

MFG 250  Introduction to CNC Programming

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: MFG 150

Theory and practice of manually developing Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programs. Writing and editing program code for CNC mills and lathes. Methods of transmitting data to CNC machines and operation of CNC mills and lathes.

MFG 260  Intermediate CNC

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: MFG 250

Operation of computer numerical control (CNC) machines and their applications in manufacturing. Students will learn to analyze and interpret industry prints to determine datums, orient work to the machines, set up, and apply work holding solutions and basic tooling and machining strategies common in the industry. Students will be involved in producing and machining industry representative parts.

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