Course Descriptions


MFGT 090 MEASUREMENTS AND COMPUTATIONS
3 units | 54 hours lecture

Focuses on measurements and calculations used in career technical fields. Reviews basic computations and measurement systems.


MFGT 112 INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
3 units | CSU 36 hours lecture, 54 hours lab

Introduces basic machine tool practices as they relate to common manufacturing operations, including measuring, cutting, and drilling common metals to standard drawings and specifications. Emphasis is placed on the care and safe use of related hand tools and machine shop equipment.


MFGT 113 MACHINING FUNDAMENTALS
3 units | CSU 36 hours lecture, 54 hours lab

Introduces the theory and application training in the use of machine tools such as the lathes, milling machines, drill presses, power saws, and bench grinders. Machine tool terminology, theory, math, part
layout, and bench work using common and precision measuring tools is covered. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance of equipment.

Advanced manufacturing tools.


MFGT 121 CNC 1: OPERATION AND MANUAL PROGRAMMING
3 units | CSU 36 hours lecture, 54 hours lab

Explores the history of NC/CNC, elementary CNC programming conventions, cutting tool types, automatic tool changing, tool offsets and compensation, CNC set up procedures, and CNC mill and lathe practice.


MFGT 122 CNC 2: CONCEPTS AND PROGRAMMING
3 units | CSU 36 hours lecture, 54 hours lab

Prerequisite: MFGT-121
Studies advanced skills for programming and set up for mill and lathe parts on computer numerical control machine tools (3-axis & 5-axis).

Advanced manufacturing training center, shop floor.

Advanced manufacturing tools.

MFGT 131 CAD/CAM I
3 units | CSU 36 hours lecture, 54 hours lab

Introduces computer aided design and manufacturing using MASTERCAM as a CAD/CAM environment, emphasizing the writing and running of CNC lathe programs and machining metal parts. Includes a review of machining & CNC programming fundamentals, the MASTERCAM environment and process overview, basic 2D geometry construction and modification, process and toolpath planning, and 2-axis toolpath generation and editing.


MFGT 132 CAD/CAM II
3 units | CSU 36 hours lecture, 54 hours lab

Prerequisite: MFGT-131
Provides intermediate level CAD/CAM training using MASTERCAM and SolidWorks. This course is intended primarily for manufacturing technology students and industrial practitioners who have some experience with MASTERCAM.


MFGT 141 CATIA I
3 units | CSU 36 hours lecture, 54 hours lab

Introduces solid modeling using CATIA software. Topics include sketching, part design modeling, wire frame and surface design, and assembly design.


MFGT 142 CATIA II
3 units | CSU 36 hours lecture, 54 hours lab

Prerequisite: MFGT-141
Presents advanced topics in 3D modeling using CATIA software, including sketching, part design modeling, wire frame and surface design, assembly design, DMU Kinematics, part preparation for manufacturer, and an introduction to Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

Advanced manufacturing tools.