Technology
 

Processes and Manufacturing with Metals and Polymers

Processes and Manufacturing with Metals and Polymers
Processes for and manufacturing with metals and polymers.
TES
229
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 4.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTES 200; or concurrent enrollment.
 NoteFee.
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining TES 229
Course Outcomes: 

TEE 229 Course Outcomes - Level 1

1. STL Standard 4: Students will develop an understanding of the cultural, social, economic, and political effects of technology.

2. STL Standard 5: Students will develop an understanding of the effects of technology on the environment.

3. STL Standard 6: Students will develop and understand of the role of society in the development and use of technology.

4. STL Standard 7: Students will develop and understanding of the influence of technology on history.

5. STL Standard 8: Students will develop an understanding of the attributes of design.

6. STL Standard 9: Students will develop an understanding of engineering design.

7. STL Standard 10: Students will develop an understanding of the role of troubleshooting, research and development, invention and innovation, and experimentation in problem solving.

8. STL Standard 11: Students will develop the abilities to apply the design process.

9. STL Standard 12: Students will develop the abilities to use and maintain technological products and systems.

10. STL Standard 13: Students will develop the abilities to assess the impact of products and systems.

11. STL Standard 19: Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use manufacturing technologies.

12. STL Standard 20: Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use construction technologies.

TEE 229 Course Outcomes - Level 2, Polymers Unit

Student will be able to:

1. Use an existing object to make a silicone mold for casting multiple identical objects.

2. Cast duplicate polyurethane objects in a silicone mold.

3. Vacuum form a sheet of plastic to a desired shape.

4. Lay-up a fiberglass mold to be used for casting a urethane foam object.

5. Cast a urethane (Nerf) foam object in a fiberglass mold.

6. Produce a polymer/wood composite.

7. Use a 3D printer to create a simple ABS prototype of an object.

8. Describe qualities of polymers as they pertain to design and polymer fabrication.

9. Understand the fundamental safety procedures and protocol associated to the various manufacturing and fabrication processes associated to the different polymer domains.

10. Evaluate the economic and environmental issues associated with the different polymers and their related manufacturing processes.

TEE 229 Course Outcomes - Level 2, Metals Unit

Students will be able to:

1. Describe classifications, properties and characteristics of many different metals.

2. Identify and understand the different types of information indicated on a drawing.

3. Apply safe work habits when operating tools and equipment.

4. Accurately measure with and read a ruler, venier calipers, and various gauges.

5. Use tools to make a layout for a project.

6. Identify, select, and safely use basic hand tools in metalworking.

7. Identify and correctly use several types of metal fasteners.

8. Cut, bend and make a sheet metal project using several different tools.

9. Demonstrate the soldering and brazing process.

10. Demonstrate how to use an oxy-acetylene torch to cut metal.

11. Correctly use various tools to make a bench metal project.

12. Correctly select the rod and adjust arc welding equipment.

13. Correctly setup and adjust the current and feed rate for a MIG welder.

14. Use a MIG welder to strike an arc, run a bead, and make a butt and lap joint to given specifications.

15. Correctly use a metal lathe to make a specified project.

16. Correctly use a CNC mill to make a specified project.

TEE 229 Course Outcomes - Level 2, Manufacturing and Free Enterprise Unit

Students will be able to work within an organization to:

1. Conduct market research for product selection.

2. Develop design drawings and engineering drawings.

3. Design and use jigs and fixtures in producing a finished product.

4. Develop a manufacturing system and produce multiples of a product.

5. Set up and conduct a manufacturing pilot run and production run.

6. Establish methods for quality control in manufacturing.

7. Organize a manufacturing enterprise.

8. Keep records relative to finances, labor, and material purchase and use.

9. Develop practices and attitudes for safe use of equipment and tools.

Students will understand:

1. Historical aspects and impacts of manufacturing.

2. Principles of manufacturing including material flow, converting raw materials and standard stock into finished products, economy of motion and material use, interchangeability of parts, product design for manufacture, and tasks involved in manufacturing a finished product.

3. Principles of free enterprise including types of ownership, product selection and design, marketing techniques, corporate structure in manufacturing, and record keeping.