Mechanical Technology - Spring 2017

Applied Pneumatics&Hydraulics — 3865
MCT 1210 – 3 credits
James L. Weaver

Students will be introduced to the basics of hydraulic and pneumatic machinery. They will study the basic components of these systems, such as pumps, valves, and actuators. This course will include a combination of laboratory activities and computer-based simulations. Students will also discuss safety standards for pneumatic and hydraulic systems. No prerequisites. Campus & Term: J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Statics for Technology — 3642
MCT 1250 – 3 credits
Michael E. Weaver

Students will study rigid body mechanics including forces, force systems, their resultants, and conditions for equilibrium (including friction). Topics include equivalent force systems, equilibrium of rigid bodies, and structural mechanics (trusses, frames, beams, properties of areas, and volumes). Prerequisite: PHY 1250; Corequisite: MAT 1220 or MAT 1590 or higher. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
CNC/Machine Tools — 3646
MCT 1280 – 3 credits
Jeff P. Teluk

Students will learn the programming and operation of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools. Manual programming of two and three axis mills and lathes using canned cycles will be covered. Topics discussed will include CNC machine components, absolute and incremental programming, preparatory functions (G-codes), miscellaneous functions (M codes), work piece offsets, tool length offsets, cutter compensation and cutting tools and workholding methods for CNC. Lab projects provide hands-on experience for students on CNC controllers. Prerequisite: MCT 1270; Eligibility: MAT 1590. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 19 – May 18 Thu 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
CNC/Machine Tools — 3864
MCT 1280 – 3 credits
Wayne A. Berg

Students will learn the programming and operation of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools. Manual programming of two and three axis mills and lathes using canned cycles will be covered. Topics discussed will include CNC machine components, absolute and incremental programming, preparatory functions (G-codes), miscellaneous functions (M codes), work piece offsets, tool length offsets, cutter compensation and cutting tools and workholding methods for CNC. Lab projects provide hands-on experience for students on CNC controllers. Prerequisite: MCT 1270; Eligibility: MAT 1590. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 18 – May 18 Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Machine Tool Tech. II — 3683
MCT 1300 – 3 credits
James A. Heinrich

Students will gain exposure to setting up and running manual machine tools such as lathes, mills, and drill presses. In this course, the students will concentrate on more hands-on applications of set-up and machining of more complex parts using the manual equipment in the MTI lab. Prerequisites: MCT 1240 and 1270; Eligibility: MAT 1590. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 21 – May 18 Sat 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Machine Tool Tech. II - LAB — 3685
MCT 1300 – 0 credits
James A. Heinrich

Students will gain exposure to setting up and running manual machine tools such as lathes, mills, and drill presses. In this course, the students will concentrate on more hands-on applications of set-up and machining of more complex parts using the manual equipment in the MTI lab. Prerequisites: MCT 1240 and 1270; Eligibility: MAT 1590. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 21 – May 18 Sat 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Manufacturing Drawings & GD&T — 3686
MCT 1340 – 4 credits

Students will gain further exposure to actual manufacturing drawings and other information provided. The first part of the course will cover the ability to read, interpret, and construct manufacturing drawings. The second part will introduce the students to geometric tolerance and dimensioning. Prerequisite: MCT 1240; Eligibility: MAT 1590. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Introduction to Solid Modeling — 3722
MCT 1380 – 3 credits
Michael E. Weaver

Students will be introduced to 3-D solid modeling software. Much of the course is spent on application of a parametric solid modeler such as Solid Works. Students will learn to create and sketch geometry and parametric solids. Students will also be introduced to detailing and assembly modeling. Emphasis is placed on establishing constraints that correctly convey the design intent. Corequisite: MCT 1240 or equivalent experience. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 19 – May 18 Thu 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
AutoCAD — 3721
MCT 1390 – 2 credits
Daryl M. Damcott

Students will learn the concepts and fundamental principles of computer-aided drafting using AutoCAD software. Through both lecture and laboratory assignments, students will apply the commands and functions used in industry to create working mechanical drawings. Prerequisite: MCT 1240. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 6:30 pm – 8:20 pm
Technology Internship I — 3687
MCT 2010 – 3 credits
Jeff P. Teluk

Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisites: at least a 2.0 GPA and either sophomore standing or one semester completion in an appropriate certificate program. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Mechanics of Materials — 3688
MCT 2230 – 4 credits
Kirk W. Olsen

Students will learn stress, strain, and the mechanical properties of materials, tension, compression, torsion, and beams. Topics such as columns, welded and riveted connections, combined stress, stress concentrations, thermal stresses, and pressure vessels are discussed. Prerequisites: MCT 1250 and MAT 1250 or MAT 1600, or higher. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Mechanics of Materials - LAB — 3689
MCT 2230 – 0 credits
John W. Hale

Students will learn stress, strain, and the mechanical properties of materials, tension, compression, torsion, and beams. Topics such as columns, welded and riveted connections, combined stress, stress concentrations, thermal stresses, and pressure vessels are discussed. Prerequisites: MCT 1250 and MAT 1250 or MAT 1600, or higher. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 19 – May 18 Thu 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Dimensional Metrology — 3690
MCT 2340 – 2 credits
Madi Rathinavelu

Studies gain exposure to basic and state of the art requirements for inspection and measurement of machined parts and assemblies. Students will be introduced to the various types of inspection equipment. The students will also have hands-on exposure to metrology via a CMM (Coordinate Measurement Machine) and an optical comparator. Students will hear of state of the art advances in measurement techniques from industry representatives. Prerequisites: MCT 1340 and MAT 1220 or MAT 1590 or higher. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 20 – May 18 Fri 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Advanced Solid Modeling — 3720
MCT 2380 – 3 credits
Michael E. Weaver

Students will extend their knowledge by using the parametric solid modeler in industrial design application. Skills are developed to support applications in the area of feature patterns, molded and cast parts, sheet metal applications, lofting, and sweeps. Assembly modeling and editing is covered as well as detailing of parts and assemblies. Links to other applications such as publication bill of materials, CAM, analysis package, and other CAD systems are also featured. Prerequisite: MCT 1380. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Computer Aided Manufacturing — 3691
MCT 2410 – 3 credits
Madi Rathinavelu

Computer-Aided Manufacturing Students will gain exposure to the principles and procedures used in PC based CAD/CAM part programming and manufacturing. Course is based on the use of local industry standard CAM software. The PC-based CAM system will be used to produce complex machined parts from detailed solid models on advanced CNC machine tools. Prerequisites: MCT 1380, 2280 and 2300. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 18 – May 18 Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Manufacturing Process I — 3700
MCT 2420 – 3 credits
Bruce R. Sweeney

Students will learn traditional manufacturing processes. Topics include processes such as casting, hot and cold working, injection molding, powdered metallurgy and finishing, as well as MTL props and their effect on the manufacturing process, and lean manufacturing. Labs consist of tours of traditional manufacturing plants and a project which requires students to create a small factory that uses new manufacturing techniques. Emphasis of the project is on quality, reduced work in process, and the team approach. Prerequisites: MCT 1280, MCT 1380, and sophomore technology standing. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 5:30 pm – 6:50 pm
Manufacturing Process I - LAB — 3703
MCT 2420 – 0 credits
Bruce R. Sweeney

Students will learn traditional manufacturing processes. Topics include processes such as casting, hot and cold working, injection molding, powdered metallurgy and finishing, as well as MTL props and their effect on the manufacturing process, and lean manufacturing. Labs consist of tours of traditional manufacturing plants and a project which requires students to create a small factory that uses new manufacturing techniques. Emphasis of the project is on quality, reduced work in process, and the team approach. Prerequisites: MCT 1280, MCT 1380, and sophomore technology standing. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm