MAN301 - Manufacturing Processes I

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Subject Title
Manufacturing Processes I

Subject Description
This subject introduces the student to common manufracturing processes including:  basic cutting information, metal cutting machine tools, welding theory, casting techniques, presswork and forging.

Credit Status
Full credit status towards a college program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify material and tool characteristics that affect the machining of metals such as tool geometry, the hardness or softness of the work piece material and tool and machine rigidity, and calculate speeds and feeds.

2. Identify and describe casting processes, including sand casting, permanent mould and investment casting.

3. Identify and describe machine tools, hand tools, methods and calculations, used for rolling, drawing, bending and piercing sheet metals operations.

4. Identify and describe machine tools, hand tools, methods and calculations, used for drop forging and hydraulic forging processes.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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