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TECHNOLOGY 260: Metal Fabrication Processes

2007-08 Catalog Data: TECH 260 Metal Fabrication Processes (3 Credits)

Catalog Description: Introduction to forming and fabrication processes including welding, mechanical fasteners, and adhesive bonding.

Prerequisites: MATH 155 and TECH 211, or consent of department.

Co-requisites: None

Textbooks:

  • The James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation. The procedure handbook of arc welding. 14th edition. Cleveland,OH.
  • Sacks, RJ and Bonhart, ER. Welding – Principles and Practices. McGraw Hill. 3rd Ed.

Instructor: Andrew Otieno, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives Relational ABET Learning Outcomes Assessment tools
List the various metal fabrication processes used in industry A. Appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines

B. Ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology;

G. Ability to communicate effectively in writing

L. Commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement

M. Ability to program computers and/or utilize computer applications effectively.
Tests & Laboratory experience
Describe common welding and other joining and cutting processes used in metal fabrication A. Appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines

B. Ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology

G. Ability to communicate effectively in writingI. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
Tests & Laboratory experience
Distinguish between types of metals and suitable joining processes and procedures for the various metals A. Appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines

B. Ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology

G. Ability to communicate effectively in writing

I. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning

J. ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities
Tests & Laboratory experience
Classify techniques utilized for testing the integrity of fabrications A. Appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines

B. Ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology

G. Ability to communicate effectively in writingI. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning

J. Ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
Tests & Laboratory experience
Apply techniques to design, analyze, interpret, cost and fabricate a simple project A. Appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines

B. Ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology

F. Ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems

G. Ability to communicate effectively in writing

H. Ability to communicate effectively orally

I. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning

J. Ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities

L. Commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement

N. Ability to use modern laboratory techniques, skills, and/or equipment effectively

O. Ability to manage projects effectivelyP. Ability to design manipulate and manage industrial systems.
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