# Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Technology Course Descriptions

## AMMET 302: Calculus and Advanced Mathematics

**Credits:**5.0

An overview of Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, and Linear Algebra as well as an introduction to other advanced math concepts. Computer modeling will be utilized to solve complex problems in Advanced Manufacturing. **Prerequisite(s):** ETEC 150 orany 100-level math class or higher.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Solve problems involving the concept of the derivative and integral using symbolic, graphical, and numerical techniques.
- Evaluate technical application problems using advanced mathematical principles.
- Perform the matrix operations of addition, scalar multiplication, and matrix multiplication.
- Evaluate advanced applications of vectors.
- Utilize computer modeling to determine solutions for mathematical problems.

## AMMET 318: Applied Statics and Mechanics of Materials

**Credits:**5.0

Study of forces acting on structures at rest: free body diagrams (FBDs), trusses, and friction. Analysis of tension, compression, shear, deformation, and stress acting on members. Includes both external and internal forces. Students will use mechanical test equipment to verify their calculations. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 302.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Explain the physical meaning of force and momentum equilibrium.
- Draw a correct and complete FBD of forces and moments for a structure.
- Evaluate trusses using method of joints and method of sections.
- Explain the concept of friction and apply it to structural analysis.
- Select, combine, and apply tools to analyze tension, compression, shear, deformation, torsion, and stress of members.
- Use materials testing procedures and equipment to measure mechanical properties.

## AMMET 327: Statistics and Applications

**Credits:**5.0

Introduction to statistics used in industry for evaluating quantitative variables. Also includes an introduction to statistical applications such as Statistical Process Control, Sampling Plans, and Design of Experiments. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 302.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Compute appropriate summary statistics for quantitative variables.
- Employ statistical decision making by constructing and evaluating a confidence interval and performing a hypothesis test.
- Track and evaluate the performance of a production line using Statistical Process Control.
- Create a Design of Experiments (DOE) and analyze the results.
- Compute the probability of locating an issue using sampling plans.
- Apply linear regression techniques.
- Utilize process and performance capability.

## AMMET 350: Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing

**Credits:**5.0

Topics include traditional manufacturing techniques, such as CNC machining, as well as newer developing technologies such as 3D printing. Students will use these systems to create parts and assemblies. **Prerequisite(s):** ETEC 231.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Determine effective methods of setting up additive manufacturing systems.
- Create parts by programming and using CNC machines.
- Evaluate the different techniques of additive and subtractive manufacturing.
- Work in teams to design and build complex structures using a combination of additive and subtractive manufacturing techniques.

## AMMET 351: Manufacturing Systems, Automation and Operations

**Credits:**5.0

This class covers a variety of manufacturing systems and how to determine their best application. Students will learn about automation and how it can be used effectively in a manufacturing environment. Techniques to build and maintain a production operation will be covered. **Prerequisite(s):** Admittance to AMMET BAS Program.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Evaluate the role of project management in a variety of contemporary organizational structures.
- Define different manufacturing operations and determine the optimal system for a given production need.
- Apply the theories of manufacturing operations to real world situations.
- Design and operate an automation system to accomplish in production operation.

## AMMET 383: Materials Characterization

**Credits:**5.0

Principles and applications of materials characterization methods and results analysis. Students will learn to use NDI systems and how they relate to material properties. Extensive use of material crystal structure and microstructure will be emphasized to better understand materials. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 302.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Evaluate the results of Non Destructive Inspection techniques.
- Apply sample preparation techniques for materials characterization.
- Analyze the characterization of materials phases and crystal structures.
- Evaluate the properties of materials based on their microstructure.

## AMMET 400: Product Design, Tooling, and Assembly

**Credits:**5.0

Introduction to the design and production process. Students will work on all aspects of product design from idea to production release. Alternative process will be presented for students to determine the optimum solutions to various design/production issues. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 351.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Evaluate the difference between part design and tooling design.
- Evaluate the common design methodologies, including Design Build Teams.
- Utilize project management techniques to create an assembly using design, tooling, and assembly techniques.
- Evaluate different assembly techniques.

## AMMET 426: Lean Manufacturing

**Credits:**5.0

Introduction to Lean Manufacturing using the Six Sigma process improvement structure. Manage the value stream of processes with techniques such as identifying waste, transition to pull, use of Kanban's, 5S, and supply chain management. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 351.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Createcontinuous improvement processes including lean, six-sigma, and total quality management.
- Combine the techniques of Lean Manufacturing to create a replenishment pull system.
- Calculate and evaluate the process cycle time, process cycle efficiency, critical work in process, and inventory turns.
- Create a 5S system.

## AMMET 427: Quality and Continuous Improvement

**Credits:**5.0

This class covers the quality sciences. Quality standards and systems will be covered in depth as well as document control systems. Continuous improvement will be covered using practice audits and Six Sigma projects. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 327.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Compare different document control processes.
- Analyze different Quality Standards, including FDA CFRs, and FAA regulations.
- Create, perform, and evaluate a quality audit.
- Create a calibration program.
- Create a Six Sigma process improvement project.
- Analyze different Quality Management Systems, including ISO9001.
- Apply and evaluate the Tools of Quality.

## AMMET 429: Industrial Organization, Safety, and Management

**Credits:**5.0

This course covers the management of production operations in a manufacturing environment. Management of both people and processes will be covered. A special emphasis on Safety and Risk Management is included. This class will also help students to make good ethical decisions in production operations. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 327.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Evaluate, assess, and control risk using risk management techniques.
- Evaluate different project management techniques by creating a manufacturing based project.
- Plan for the use of safety equipment and systems, including LOTO and PPE.
- Evaluate complex situations in an organization using professionalethics.

## AMMET 440: Advanced Materials Science

**Credits:**5.0

Advanced applications ofmaterials science, focusing on metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Includes their properties and processing. A special focus will be given to the electrical, thermal, and optical properties of materials. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 383.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Predict and evaluate the electrical properties of materials and select appropriate materials for given applications.
- Analyze the failure types of different materials and select appropriate materials for given applications.
- Predict and evaluate the thermal properties of materials and select appropriate materials for given applications.
- Predict and evaluate the optical properties of materials and select appropriate materials for given applications.

## AMMET 454: Capstone I

**Credits:**5.0

This course is the first of a two-part capstone practicum series. Students will work in teams to implement their acquired knowledge through the creation of defined projects in order to master their materials and manufacturing skills. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 400, AMMET 426, and AMMET 440.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Work together effectively in teams.
- Clearly define a problem and utilize appropriate research methods to identify viable solutions.
- Develop a solution to a manufacturing and/or materials problem using the skills developed in the program.
- Utilize project management techniques to design and build a project.
- Develop a written and oral presentation that evaluates the effectiveness of the project.

## AMMET 455: Capstone II

**Credits:**5.0

This course is the second of a two-part capstone practicum series. Students will work in teams to implement their acquired knowledge through the creation of defined projects in order to demonstrate mastery materials and manufacturing skills. **Prerequisite(s):** AMMET 454.

**Course Level Objectives**

- Work together effectively in teams.
- Clearly define a problem and utilize appropriate research methods to identify viable solutions.
- Develop a solution to a manufacturing and/or materials problem using the skills developed in the program.
- Utilize project management techniques to design and build a project.
- Develop a written and oral presentation that evaluates the effectiveness of the project.