Course Content and Outcome Guide for MCH 284
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- Course Number:
- MCH 284
- Course Title:
- Computer Aided Manufacturing
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Course DescriptionA technical elective course in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in the Machine Manufacturing Technology program. Provides an introduction to the development of NC machine tool manufacturing processes using computer aided process planning and advanced CAD/CAM software. Emphasizes analysis and planning required for successful NC production, development of CAD drawings and solid models for CAM program development, toolpath imulation software, and manufacturing engineering issues associated with NC based production. Prerequisite: MCH 273.
Addendum to Course Description
PREREQUISITE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Intended Outcomes for the courseThis course is based on competency mastery. Each section is assigned to a specific competency. Sections may be independent or dependent on other sections. Demonstrate knowledge in understanding of the following:
- Computer Assisted Programming functions of a modern manufacturing enterprise where computer applications may be applied. The functions are identified as:
- Computer Assisted Machining;
- Programmable Logic Controllers
- FMS - Flexible Manufacturing Systems
- CAPP - Computer Aided Process Planning
- application hardware/software for the programming of NC/CNC Machine tools.
- advanced technologies included in modern manufacturing.
- CAD/CAM/CIM integration.
Course Activities and Design
MCH 284 Computer Aided Manufacturing will be presented by means of audio-visual presentations, demonstrations, lab experiences, and research activities. The course activities and design emphasize the development of skills and knowledge outcomes prescribed by established industry standards. The identified outcomes will be achieved by means of individual and team activities.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Computer Aided Manufacturing by Chien et all, published by Prentice Hall; ISBN - 0-13-161571-8