MET117 Manufacturing Processes

The main purpose of this course is to introduce the mechanical engineering technology student to the principles and operation of mechanical equipment such as lathes, drill press, milling machines and measuring requirements and measuring instruments. Several manufacturing processes such as welding, powder metallurgy, sheet metal forming, extrusion, etc. are also covered. Individual laboratory projects will be assigned to each student to reinforce the topics covered in the theory. NOTE: Students completing this course may not receive credit for AET 218T. Corequisite(s): MET 117L Credits: 2 (1,3)

Topics covered:

  • Shop Safety and Reading Drawings
  • Hand tools
  • Dimensional Measurement
  • Preparation for machining operations
  • Cutting tools for the Lathe and Off-Hand Grinding
  • Turning Machines
  • Sawing Machines
  • Drilling Machines