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Manufacturing (MFG)

MFG 125  (3 credit hours)  
Fundamentals of Mechatronics A  

Introduces the student to the basics of Mechatronic systems and the operation of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic/hydraulic, and Programmable Logic Control components in an advanced manufacturing system. Presents a detailed explanation of the relationships of voltage, current, resistance, power, the operation of mechanical, pneumatic/hydraulic components, and programming fundamentals in industrial systems. Includes an overview of the fundamentals of alternating and direct current, rotating machinery, digital devices, and programming. (Credit may not be earned for this course if the student has earned credit for MFG 135). Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credit hours (60 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ENGT110 and at least five other hours of approved technical electives (see Manufacturing Engineering Technology technical elective list) or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MFG 130  (3 credit hours)  
Fundamentals of Mechatronics B  

Combines previously learned basic operational and analytical skills as related to a Mechatronics/Advanced Manufacturing system. Applies concepts to a complete advanced manufacturing system wherein various subsystems are collectively used to build a more complex manufacturing system. Teaches the students to troubleshoot a multitude of problems involved in electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems. (Credit may not be earned for this course if the student has earned credit for MFG 135). Lecture/Lab: 3.0 credit hours (60 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: MFG125 Fundamentals of Mechatronics A or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LAI: Integrated Laboratory, LEI: Integrated Lecture
MFG 135  (6 credit hours)  
Fundamentals of Mechatronics  

Introduces the student to the basics of Mechatronic systems and the operation of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic/hydraulic, and Programmable Logic Control components in an advanced manufacturing system. Combines basic operational and analytical skills with critical thinking and applied troubleshooting. Teaches the students to troubleshoot a multitude of problems involved in typical electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems. (Credit may not be earned for this course if the student has earned credit for MFG 125 or MFG 130.) Lecture/ Lab: 6.0 credit hours (120 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: ENGT110 and at least five other hours of approved technical electives (see Manufacturing Engineering Technology technical elective list) or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MFG 175  (2 credit hours)  
Lean Operations  

Introduces students to the principles and practices of lean operations. Employs a lean simulation and examples from Toyota and other lean practitioners to introduce students to lean practices. Discusses Total Productive Maintenance. Lecture/Lab: 2.0 credit hours (30 contact hours).

Attributes: Course Also Offered in Modules, Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MFG 256  (3 credit hours)  
Production Management  

Procedures and techniques employed in a manufacturing plant, analysis of production planning and control, time and motion study, quality control, plant layout, and budgetary control. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MFG 265  (4 credit hours)  
Robotics and Industrial Automation  

A study of principles and techniques used in automated industrial systems are studied. Emphasis is placed on programming, applications, and interfacing of automated machinery to manufacturing workcells. Lecture: 3.0 credit hours; Laboratory: 2.0 credit hours.

Pre-requisite: ET 256 or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LAB: Laboratory, LEC: Lecture
MFG 295  (1 credit hours)  
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Capstone  

Serves as the capstone course for the Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree program. Integrates prior learning outcomes into a single integrated learning experience. Includes preparation for an exit exam that all program graduates must take. Lecture: 1 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program Declaration OR Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
MFG 1751  (0.5 credit hours)  
Lean Simulation  

Uses a lean simulation to introduce students to lean practices. Lecture: 0.5 credits (7.5 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
MFG 1752  (1 credit hours)  
Lean Principles  

Introduces students to lean principles and concepts using examples from Toyota and other lean practitioner. Lecture: 1.0 credit hour (15 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
MFG 1753  (0.5 credit hours)  
Total Productive Maintenance  

Introduces Total Productive Maintenance concepts and practices using industry examples. Lecture: 0.5 credits (7.5 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture