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Introduction to Manufacturing
INTRO TO MANUFACTURING
Overview of the manufacturing sector including a historical look at manufacturing systems and organizations. Introduction to materials processing, industry standards, manufacturing methodologies, and different types of technology used in manufacturing (personal computers, data collection & analysis systems, automated equipment). Also introduces the fundamentals of project development including materials and budgets. Covers concepts of lean manufacturing, quality assurance, Statistical Process Control (SPC), “just in time,” and “green” as applied in industry. Industry speakers, career exploration and industry site visits included.
Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Required for certificate
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.
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