These two classes are particularly helpful for students who have AutoCAD experience that would like to combine it with hands on experience to prepare for a postsecondary degree or to be more competitive in the job market. In the first nine weeks students will complete and be issued a 10hr OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) safety card which is issued to them by the U.S. Department of Labor and good for the rest of their lives. Materials studied may include polymers, adhesives, woods, and sheet goods. Mathematical and scientific concepts are stressed as students study various processes used for transforming materials into products such as computer stations, desks, entertainment centers, and tables, etc. Students study the design of products, quality control, and design of production tooling, machine tool setups, and manufacturing systems. Students wishing to build projects are expected to pay for all materials. Must sign up simultaneously for Manufacturing Engineering 2 below for the 2 credit program).
Prerequisite & Recommendations:
Prerequisite: Principles of Construction