BMM 110 - Technology in Advanced Manufacturing

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: BMM 101 or DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION)

This course introduces the student to the manufacturing processes through an exploration of the basics of production, the types and sources of raw materials as well as production processes that include casting, molding, and forming. Students explore the types of machining, conditioning of parts, finishing and assembly. Additional topics include manufacturing planning, production control, and product distribution. Students will be expected to understand the product life cycle from conception through distribution. This course also focuses on technologies used in production processes. Basic power systems, energy transfer systems, machine operation and control will be explored. A focus on safety and quality for continuous improvement is highlighted. This course will use lecture, online simulation and programming to prepare students for Production Certification Testing through Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). (F, Sp, Su)