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Emphasis in Manufacturing Engineering Technology 
Program Outcomes

At graduation, manufacturing engineering technology graduates will:

General Core Outcomes

  • Communicate clearly in written form
  • Communicate clearly in oral form
  • Explain complex technical related material in written and oral work
  • Interact with team members/work groups to solve a technical problem
  • Utilize research processes to seek or generate information
  • Apply ethics in a technical environment
  • Understand the need to advance education in all areas

Mathematics and Science Outcomes

  • Analyze and interpret numerical information for validity, clarity, and value
  • Generate graphics based on given or developed data
  • Interpret statistical data or apply statistics to technical problems
  • Solve technical problems using algebra and trigonometry
  • Solve technical problems using integral and differential calculus
  • Utilize statistical processes in technical and management problems
  • Apply the principles of physical science to solving technical problems  
  • Comprehend and apply units of measurements
  • Understand chemical properties
  • Interpret and present scientific data

Computer Outcomes

  • Understand the iterations between numerical and analytical problem solving
  • Analyze and interpret numerical information for validity, clarity, and value
  • Use programming languages to interface with laboratory equipment
  • Use on-line help menus to learn new functions of software
  • Utilize spread sheets for data analysis and graphical presentation and interpretation
  • Understand process of learning to utilize new software
  • Obtain and use information from the Internet
  • Use graphical presentation software
  • Use programming languages to solve manufacturing problems
  • Use computers to design parts, components, and systems

Manufacturing Engineering Technology Outcomes

  • Identify, prioritize, and solve technical problems through analysis, synthesis, and evaluative processes
  • Understand the current needs within the manufacturing industry
  • Understand the various forms of manufacturing that exist in industry
  • Function as a proficient member of a technical project design team
  • Use problem-solving and decision-making techniques in designing and completing a manufactured project
  • Incorporate computer tools and industrial processes in the design and execution of a manufactured project
  • Assess the need for a safe workplace and develop tools which produce a safe working environment
  • Apply quality control fundamentals in an industrial setting
  • Utilize modern quality control tools for process improvement
  • Understand the uses and limitations of various materials           
  • Select materials for technical applications based on various properties
  • Apply and generate part strength information
  • Understand the composition and uses of various types of plastics
  • Know the reasoning behind choosing a particular plastic material as it relates to given manufacturing requirements
  • Know composite materials and their uses
  • Design, implement and trouble shoot an electrical circuit
  • Understand and use basic electrical principles    
  • Use electrical measurement tools
  • Interpret standard multi-view drawings and translate specifications for manufacturing
  • Interpret standard welding symbols
  • Determine proper fasteners for given usage
  • Demonstrate the standard metal fabrication processes of arc welding with consumable and non-consumable electrodes and oxy/fuel welding and cutting
  • Design and construct metal objects based on proper design, material characteristics, and fabrication technology
  • Obtain and utilize complex measurement data from various measurement equipment
  • Test, understand, and apply basic material properties in design
  • Develop knowledge and skill in machine tool usage
  • Use manufacturers literature to select components for design
  • Utilize machine code and CAM software in CNC usage
  • Understand data flow on the factory floor
  • Identify and select components used in integrating automated manufacturing systems
  • Develop a vision inspection algorithm
  • Analyze product design and select appropriate material handling, transfer, and feed mechanics for automation
  • Identify and classify sensors and their applications for inspection, measurement, and control
  • Analyze and select appropriate strategies for implementing automation
  • Know enterprise automation for global manufacturing demands
  • Know the use of PLCs and integration in controlling automated systems
  • Understand part failure and determination of failure
  • Understand compressible and non-compressible fluid flow
  • Apply, integrate, and control pneumatic components
  • Use computer-aided design package to document engineering design through standard multi-view drawings
  • Prepare technical designs using 2D- and 3D-CAD tools
  • Use solid modeling software and present component and system designs
  • Apply economic analysis to a manufacturing design
  • Understand gearing and cam application and analysis