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COURSE NUMBER: ELEC104
COURSE TITLE:Key Principles of Advanced Manufacturing
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person, Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introduces the basic principles and practices of Safety and Quality used in manufacturing environments. Safety instruction covers topics including; Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), confined space, lockout/tag out, zero energy state, hazardous materials, storage of flammable materials, storage of fuel gas and high pressure gas cylinders, portable powered tool safety, hand tool safety, record keeping, training employer enforcement of safety regulations, and right to know. This course also covers current quality control concepts and techniques in industry with emphasis on modern manufacturing requirements. Topics of instruction include basic statistical and probability theory, sampling techniques, process control charts, nature of variation, histograms, attributes and variable charts. This course will use lecture, lab, online simulation and programming to prepare students for Certified Production Technician Testing through Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC).

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STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Work in safe and productive manufacturing workplace.
  • Perform safety and environmental inspections.
  • Perform emergency drills and participate in emergency teams.
  • Identify unsafe conditions and take corrective actions.
  • Provide safety orientation for all employees.
  • Train personnel to use equipment safely.
  • Suggest processes and procedures that support safety and work environment.
  • Fulfill safety and health requirements for maintenance, installation, and repair.
  • Monitor safe equipment and operator performance.
  • Utilize effective, safety-enhancing workplace practices.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Overview of learning techniques
  2. Working in manufacturing
  3. Impact of manufacturing
  4. Responding to customer expectations
  5. Customer needs
  6. Best practice companies
  7. Communication
  8. Production group communication
  9. Communication strategies
  10. Production teams
  11. Training and leadership
  12. Safety organization
  13. Personal protective equipment
  14. Fire and electrical safety
  15. Work area safety
  16. Hazardous material safety
  17. Tool and machine safety
  18. Material handling safety

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Students will need access to a computer with Internet access.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Evaluation of the student will be through assessment for each topic/unit. A final assessment is given and the student must receive a 70% or higher on the final assessment to pass the course.

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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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