Oct 07, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Course Descriptions


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LIT 273 American Multicultural Literature  

The three digits of the course codes refer to the course level. Undergraduate courses are those numbered from 100 to 499. All numbers above that are for graduate credit.The 100 series is primarily for freshmen; 200 – sophomores; 300 – juniors; and 400 – seniors.

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Manufacturing Engineering

  
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    MFGE-349 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    MFGE-351 Manufacturing Process Engineering I


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Engineering analysis and control of machining and metal forming processes.  Design and manufacturing process development for machining and/or metal forming. Implement design tools to meet design requirements and create effective manufacturing processes.
    Prerequisites: take CHEM-341 , ENGR-294 , ETECH-252 , ENGR-275 , and STAT-330  
  
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    MFGE-352 Manufacturing Process Engineering II


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Analysis of polymer, metal, and ceramic behavior in processing, through the understanding of structure-process-property relationships. Mathematical modeling of process design, incorporating heat transfer and non-Newtonian fluid mechanics. 
    Prerequisites: take ETECH-251 , ETECH-253 , ENGR-294 ENGR 391 , and STAT-330  
  
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    MFGE-399 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    MFGE-405 Capstone I: Concurrent Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Concurrent product design and development. Concept of design; brainstorming, problem solving, and creativity methods. Engineering methods. Design analysis, solid modeling, finite element analysis and information sources. Development of teamwork and communications skills. Consideration of cell needs and limitations.
    Prerequisites or Corequisites: take MFGE-351 , MFGE-352 , and MFGE-441  
  
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    MFGE-410 Capstone II: Manufacturing System Design


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Dedicated and flexible manufacturing systems through the design, building and testing of a flexible manufacturing cell that produces a discrete family of parts, design of part transfer, tooling, sensing, production control and integrated inspection systems will be emphasized.
    Prerequisite: Take MFGE-405 ; Prerequisites or corequisites: ENGR-325 , ENGR-363 , and ENGR-415  
  
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    MFGE-440 Manufacturing System Design and Simulation


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Design of manufacturing systems using contemporary methods and philosophies. Modeling and comparison of system designs using simulation software. Interpretation of experimental simulation results to evaluate system design alternatives. Preparation of technical reports summarizing projects.
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: take INMGT-335  
  
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    MFGE-441 Design Of Jigs, Fixtures, And Tooling


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Design of tooling used for machining, locating and transferring multiple parts for fixed and flexible manufacturing. Design, setup and development of tooling for robots, computer numerical control machines and other production equipment. Transfer line tooling.
    Prerequisites: ETECH-252 , ETECH-210 , and ENGR-294  
  
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    MFGE-449 Cooperative Education Experience


    (1-8 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
    Department Consent
  
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    MFGE-465 Reliability Engineering


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    A practical introduction to reliability engineering with the opportunity for application. Topics covered include reliability need, calculations, prediction and modeling, and test design.
    Prerequisite: take STAT-330  
  
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    MFGE-496 Advanced Manufacturing with 3D Printing


    (3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Overview of various advanced manufacturing technologies, materials, design of parts, assemblies, and processes for 3D printing.  Laboratory aspect with emphasis on artifact characterization and improvement of 3D print manufacturing parameters.
    Prerequisite: ETECH 210   or Instructor signature
  
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    MFGE-499 Independent Study


    (1-3 cr.)
    Repeatable for Credit: Yes
    Department Consent
  
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    MFGE-640 Manufacturing System Design And Simulation


    3 cr.
    Repeatable for Credit: No
    Design of manufacturing systems using contemporary methods and philosophies. Modeling and comparison of system designs using simulation software. Interpretation of experimental simulation results to evaluate system design alternatives. Preparation of technical reports summarizing projects.