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ETM 256 Materials Science 3
Prereq.: MATH 115 or 119 or 121 and CHEM 111 or CHEM 161 and 162 or CHEM 121. Analysis of the structure of and engineering properties of ceramic, metallic, polymeric, elastomeric, and composite materials with relation to design and processing. Fall.
ETM 260 Computer Aided Design and Integrated Manufacturing CAD/CAM/CIM 3
Introduction to solid modeling for design, drawing, assembly, mass property analysis and manufacturing operations on a CAD/CAM/CIM system. Emphasis is on computer hardware utilization for designing products. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. Fall, Spring, Summer.
ETM 340 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing 3
Prereq.: MFG 121 or MFG 216 or permission of instructor. Interpretation, application, and verification of GDT aspects of engineering designs per the latest ANSI YI4.5. Calculations with tolerenced dimensions. Concepts of datums, material condition modifiers, functional gaging, fits, true position, combined tolerances, and runout. [I]
ETM 351 Mechanical Systems in Buildings 3
Prereq.: MATH 115 and MATH 125: or MATH 119; or MATH 121; or permission of instructor. Overview of principles and applications of all basic mechanical systems in buildings such as HVAC, fire protection, and other auxiliary systems. Emphasis placed on the understanding of systems and governing codes and standards. Irregular.
ETM 356 Materials Analysis 0 TO 3
Prereq.: CHEM 161, 162; ENGR 251 or ET 251 (either may be taken concurrently). Study of composition, properties, and characteristics of metallic and non-metallic materials. Structure of materials, phase diagrams, and effects of environment on materials. Laboratory includes use of standard apparatus for materials testing. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. Fall.
ETM 358 Applied Thermodynamics 3
Prereq.: CHEM 161 and 162; MATH 136 or 152; and PHYS 121 or 125. Application of heat transfer, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanic principles to thermal system design based on engineering fundamentals of conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer properties.
ETM 360 Computer Aided Planning (CAP) 3
Prereq.: STAT 104; ET 240 or CS 213. Analysis of production problems using computers. Optimization of resources utilization, forecasting, scheduling and sequencing of activities, experience-based planning, inventory and maintenance planning for JIT environment, automated production, and project planning and analysis.
ETM 367 Machine Design 3
Prereq.: ET 252 and ET 357. Study of kinematics of gear trains and three- dimensional stress analysis of power transmission elements. Topics include fasteners, bearings, springs, permanent connection, stress concentrations, notch sensitivity, and failure prevention. Fall.
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ETM 422 Computer Systems and Integration 3
Prereq.: CET 113 or permission of instructor. Laboratory-based program solving course on the installation, configuration, and diagnostics of computer hardware and software, including operating systems, networks, hardware components, and integration. Emphasis on installing and trouble shooting computer systems. Irregular.
ETM 423 Applied Feedback Control Systems 3
Prereq.: MATH 136 or MATH 221 and CET 236. Applied study of dynamic mechatronic feedback control systems. Topics include modeling of dynamic systems, dynamic response, feedback mechanisms, digital control, and design methods. Spring.
ETM 454 Applied Heat Transfer 3
Prereq.: ET 354 and ETM 358 or permission of instructor. The principles of conduction, convection, and thermal radiation energy transfer. Conduction through walls, pipes. Forced and free convection, heat exchanges, thermal radiation of energy between surfaces, and the overall transfer of heat. Irregular. [GR]
ETM 460 Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) 3
Prereq.: ETM 260 or permission of instructor. Applied parametric solid modeling for design, drawing, assembly, mass property analysis, and manufacturing tool path simulation utilizing integrated CAD/CAM software Emphasis on the design and manufacture of products. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. Irregular.
ETM 461 Composites and Plastics Manufacturing Processes 3
Prereq.: ETM 256 or ETM 356, CHEM 111 or CHEM 161 and CHEM 162 or CHEM 121. Analytical study of thermoplastic, thermoset, and polymer matrix composite materials, and the manufacturing processes utilized in the plastics and composites molding and fabrication industry. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. Spring. [GR]
ETM 462 Manufacturing Process Planning and Estimating 3
Prereq.: MFG 121 and MFG 216 and ETM 340 or permission of instructor. Design and planning of production processes and operation sequence for discrete parts. Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing. Tolerance analysis of parts and processes. Development of process plans, routings, operation sheets, and cost estimates for manufacturing operations. [GR]
ETM 463 Plastics and Composite Tool Design 3
Prereq.: ETM 260 and ETM 461 or permission of instructor. Principles for design of molds and tooling for the production of plastic and composite products. Irregular.
ETM 464 CAD Solid Modeling and Design 3
Prereq.: ETM 260 and ETM 340; or permission of instructor. Computer-aided design and analysis of solid, surface, and sheet metal models emphasizing product design. Uses computer software for design, detailing, mass property analysis, dimensional standards, and family tables. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. Spring. [GR]
ETM 466 Design for Manufacture 3
Prereq.: ETM 260 and ETM 340 or permission of instructor. Design principles and contemporary industrial practices for product realization. DFX and evaluation of designs. Integration of product functions with design and manufacturing process. Mistake proofing, design for manual, automated, and robotic assembly. Product liability issues. [GR]
ETM 467 Applied Finite Element Analysis 3
Prereq.: ENGR 257 (C- or higher) or ET 357 (C- or higher) or permission of instructor. Application of the finite element method to structural engineering problems. Study of truss, beam, plane stress, plane strain, shell, and solid continuum finite elements; mesh generation; proper element density and element interfacing; and composite modeling problems. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. [GR]
ETM 468 Composite Design & Analysis 3
Prereq.: ET 357; and ETM 256 or ETM 356; or permission of instructor. Study of the design and analysis of composite structures using classical composite theory coupled with the finite element method. New methods of structural redesign using composite materials. Irregular.
ETM 497 Engineering Technology Senior Project Research 2
Prereq.: ET 361 (may be taken concurrently). First of two-course capstone sequence involving team effort to research and plan a project as engineering technologists. Project may originate from student, instructor, and/or industrial partner. Teamwork, project management, contemporary issues, and oral and written communication skills emphasized. Fall.
ETM 498 Engineering Technology Senior Project (Capstone) 2
Prereq.: For Manufacturing Engineering Technology: ETM 497, ETM 462; ETM 466 (may be taken concurrently). For Mechanical Engineering Technology: ETM 497, ETM 367; ETM 467 (may be taken concurrently). Second of two-course capstone sequence completing senior team project in engineering technology. Requires oral presentations and final written reports to be submitted for archiving. Project teamwork, engineering methodology, and oral and written communication skills emphasized. Spring.
ETM 510 Engineering Optimization 3
Prereq.: Admission to MSET program or permission of instructor. Application of optimization techniques to engineering design or process problems. Principles of design/process variables, constraints, and objective functions. Techniques for solving constrained and unconstrained optimization problems, computer implementation of optimization schemes. Irregular.
ETM 517 Automated Assembly and Manufacturing Cell Design 3
Prereq.: Admission to MSET or MSTM, or permission of Engineering department chair. Manufacturing center level programming and programming execution of different automated work cells. CNC mill programming, inventory control and automated assembly at the center level. Design of several work cells to work concurrently on product manufacturing. Fall. (E)
ETM 523 Contemporary Engineering Materials 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET or MSTM, or permission of Engineering department chair. Analysis of contemporary materials for the applications, advantages or disadvantages, properties and specifications for product design and manufacturing techniques. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory, course meets four hours per week. Spring. (E)
ETM 534 Concepts of Group Technology 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Principles and applications of group technology for the engineering and manufacturing environment. Analysis of part and coding system design for applications in CAD/CAM/CIM and process planning systems. Spring.
ETM 540 Advanced Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing 3
Prereq.: STAT 104, ET 340; department chair. Advanced concepts and applications of ANSI and ISO GD&T standards. Analysis and calculations of tolerance distribution, fits, part interchangeability, combined tolerances, gage tolerances, measurement uncertainty budget, geometrical deviations measurements, statistical tolerancing, and the six-sigma design concept. Irregular.
ETM 542 Production Cost Estimates 3
Prereq.: ET 360 and 497, or permission of instructor. Principles and methods for evaluating costs and times crucial to engineering designs, tooling and production, with application of these principles to case studies and basic engineering design problems. Spring.
ETM 560 Computer Aided Manufacturing 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET or MSTM graduate program. Applied parametric solid modeling for manufacturing. Topics include cutter location source data generation, tool path simulation, machine data file generation, post processing and CNC program verification. Spring. (O)
ETM 563 Plastics Mold Engineering and Design 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET or MSTM graduate program. Plastics mold engineering principles for the manufacture of products from polymeric materials. Mold design concepts and analysis are based on fluidic, heat transfer, rheology, strength of materials, and physical properties of selected materials. Irregular.
ETM 569 Composite Design and Analysis 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET graduate program or permission of instructor. Study of the design and analysis of composite structures using classical composite theory coupled with computational analysis software. New methods of structural redesign using composite materials. Irregular.
ETM 572 Optimizing Engineering Productivity 3
Objective analytical techniques, modified with concepts of participative decision-making by the work force, to illustrate the development of modern manufacturing processes in an engineering/technological workplace. Spring.
ETM 575 Facilities Engineering 3
Engineering planning of production facilities that will result in efficient integration of the workforce, material flow, and compatible site location with access to adequate transportation alternatives. Fall.