Jun 07, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MEC 145 - Mfg Materials I


Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces a variety of manufacturing materials and common processing techniques. Emphasis is placed on the processing, testing, and application of materials such as wood, metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental engineering applications for a variety of materials, including their process capabilities and limitations.

Competencies

 Student Learning Outcomes
1. Identify the physical and mechanical properties of ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
2. Identify the physical and mechanical properties of plastics, ceramics, and composites
3. Compare and contrast various primary metal work
4. Compare and contrast material finishing operations.
5. Discuss various testing procedures and results of each on various materials.
6. Apply and demonstrate OSHA safety procedures with the various manufacturing processes and testing procedures.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.



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