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DIGITAL ELECTRONICS
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Digital Electronics is a course in which students will construct and test fundamental digital logic circuits such as gates, counters, oscillators, and switches. A/D and D/A convertors will be applied to signal processing. Microcontroller programs will be modified and microcontrollers applied to closed-circuit control systems. The course culminates in a group project to create a digital servo control loop. Emphasis is on hands-on activities, real-world equipment, and current technology.
Recommended:    Algebra I or Technical Algebra, Programming and Logic (may be concurrent)
Recommended Credits:    1
Recommended Grade Level(s):    10th, 11th or 12th
Number of Competencies in Course:    19

Standards and Competencies for Digital Electronics (Course # 3821)

  Begin-End Yr
Standard 1 - Students will demonstrate the use of gates and counters in logic circuits. 2009 -
     1.1 - Construct logic circuits using gates. 2009 -
     1.2 - Construct logic circuits using flip-flops, counters, and gates. 2009 -
Standard 2 - Students will demonstrate the use of oscillators in logic circuits. 2009 -
     2.1 - Examine the functions of RC (resistor and capacitor) and crystal-controlled oscillators. 2009 -
     2.2 - Construct RC and crystal-controlled oscillators. 2009 -
Standard 3 - Students will demonstrate the functions of and be able to operate switches and multiplexers in signal distribution. 2009 -
     3.1 - Use digitally controlled analog switches to control analog and digital signal distribution. 2009 -
     3.2 - Use analog switches to perform multiplexing functions. 2009 -
Standard 4 - Students will demonstrate the functions of and be able to operate analog and digital convertors. 2009 -
     4.1 - Compare and contrast analog and digital data. 2009 -
     4.2 - Determine sampling rates required for input signals. 2009 -
     4.3 - Interpret and create block diagrams of D/A (digital/analog) and A/D convertors. 2009 -
Standard 5 - Students will program and modify microcontrollers. 2009 -
     5.1 - Use and modify microcontroller features. 2009 -
     5.2 - Explore microcontroller support devices. 2009 -
     5.3 - Program microcontrollers. 2009 -
Standard 6 - Students will demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and teamwork skills required for success in the school, community, and workplace. 2009 -
     6.1 - Demonstrate dignity in work. 2009 -
     6.2 - Participate in TSA as an integral part of classroom instruction. 2009 -
     6.3 - Evaluate school, community, and workplace situations by applying problem-solving and decision-making skills. 2009 -
     6.4 - Demonstrate the ability to work professionally with others. 2009 -
Standard 7 - Students will perform safety examinations and maintain safety records. 2009 -
     7.1 - Pass with 100 % accuracy a written examination relating to safety issues. 2009 -
     7.2 - Pass with 100% accuracy a performance examination relating specifically to tools and equipment. 2009 -
     7.3 - Maintain a portfolio record of written safety examinations and equipment examinations for which the student has passed an operational checkout by the instructor.

 

COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Computer Integrated Manufacturing is a 10th-12th grade course for students interested in entering the workforce or pursuing higher education in the manufacturing area. The course requires students to solve problems in a real-world manufacturing context. Problems address critical areas identified by industry and supported by relevant national standards. The course is structured as a series of simulation units. The simulations require students to identify problems in a manufacturing company based on data supplied in typical management reports. Students work in teams of four to six. Teams test and refine proposed solutions with computer simulations. All teams work on the same problem concurrently. At the end of each unit, students present team findings and recommendations to the class and to a panel of manufacturing industry representatives, which acts as the board of directors.
Recommended:    Principles of Manufacturing, Principles of Machining and Manufacturing, or Principles of Engineering
Recommended Credits:        2
Recommended Grade Level(s):    10th-12th
Number of Competencies in Course:      19

Standards and Competencies for Computer Integrated Manufacturing (PLTW) (Course # 5794)

  Begin-End Yr
Standard 1 - Students will demonstrate personal management skills. 2009 -
     1.1 - Manage time and resources. 2009 -
     1.2 - Cultivate positive personal attitudes. 2009 -
Standard 2 - Students will demonstrate teamwork, problem solving, and decision-making skills required for success in manufacturing-related careers. 2009 -
     2.1 - Cultivate teamwork abilities within a diverse group. 2009 -
     2.2 - Demonstrate problem solving and decision making abilities. 2009 -
Standard 3 - Students will demonstrate safe practices and injury prevention and treatment in a manufacturing environment. 2009 -
     3.1 - Use reference materials to locate safety guidelines and regulations. 2009 -
     3.2 - Analyze safety hazards and prevention procedures for the manufacturing industry. 2009 -
     3.3 - Perform first aid in manufacturing situations. 2009 -
Standard 4 - Students will make and interpret measurements commonly required in manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     4.1 - Use common measurement tools to perform measurements to appropriate standards of accuracy and precision. 2009 -
     4.2 - Interpret measurements encountered in the manufacturing workplace. 2009 -
Standard 5 - Students will implement quality and statistical process control procedures to ensure and improve quality in manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     5.1 - Analyze the contributing factors to an industrial process. 2009 -
     5.2 - Use statistical process control concepts to evaluate and modify manufacturing processes. 2009 -
Standard 6 - Students will demonstrate the appropriate use of technologies used in machining and manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     6.1 - Investigate the chemical and physical properties of materials used in manufacturing. 2009 -
     6.2 - Demonstrate the steps involved in bench layout processes for milling, cutting, welding, and machining operations. 2009 -
     6.3 - Demonstrate basic proficiency in common manufacturing machining operations. 2009 -
Standard 7 - Students will demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and teamwork skills required for success in the school, community, and workplace. 2009 -
     7.1 - Demonstrate dignity in work. 2009 -
     7.2 - Participate in SkillsUSA as an integral part of classroom instruction. 2009 -
     7.3 - Evaluate school, community, and workplace situations by applying problem-solving and decision-making skills. 2009 -
     7.4 - Demonstrate the ability to work professionally with others. 2009 -
Standard 8 - Students will perform safety examinations and maintain safety records. 2009 -
     8.1 - Pass with 100% accuracy a written examination relating specifically to safety issues. 2009 -
     8.2 - Pass with 100% accuracy a performance examination relating specifically to tools and equipment. 2009 -
     8.3 - Maintain a portfolio record of written safety examinations and equipment examinations for which the student has passed an operational checkout by the instructor

 


    
PRINCIPLES OF  MANUFACTURING
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Principles of Manufacturing focuses on the essential principles that must be mastered for a person to be effective in manufacturing production work. The course is intended for students more interested in production than engineering. The course covers customers, quality principles and processes, systems, information in the workplace, the business of manufacturing, and statistical process control.
The course is contextual by design. It connects what is being learned to the learner’s current experience, past knowledge, and future conduct. Wherever possible, real-world or simulation hands-on experiences become the context in which instruction is delivered.
Recommended Credits:    1
Recommended Grade Level(s):    10th or 11th
Number of Competencies in Course:    24

Standards and Competencies for Principles of Manufacturing (Course # 5781)

  Begin-End Yr
Standard 1 - Students will analyze the components of a manufacturing system. 2009 -
     1.1 - Analyze the systems common to manufacturing organizations. 2009 -
     1.2 - Evaluate the role of customers in the manufacturing process. 2009 -
Standard 2 - Students will adapt processes to meet customer needs using quality principles. 2009 -
     2.1 - Assess the effects of quality assurance on manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     2.2 - Analyze the relationship between process management and quality assurance. 2009 -
Standard 3 - Students will access, test, record, organize and evaluate information typical of a manufacturing workplace. 2009 -
     3.1 - Access and process data commonly used in manufacturing. 2009 -
     3.2 - Test data relevant to manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     3.3 - Record data relevant to manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     3.4 - Organize data relevant to manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     3.5 - Evaluate data relevant to manufacturing processes. 2009 -
Standard 4 - Students will analyze the fundamental organizational components of manufacturing organizations. 2009 -
     4.1 - Analyze organizational designs and structures. 2009 -
     4.2 - Analyze organizational systems and processes. 2009 -
     4.3 - Assess the role of personal accountability within an organization. 2009 -
Standard 5 - Students will analyze the fundamental economic components and functions of manufacturing organizations. 2009 -
     5.1 - Analyze the basic economic principles that impact manufacturing operations. 2009 -
     5.2 - Draw conclusions and make inferences from company financial statements. 2009 -
     5.3 - Contrast the costs of preventive maintenance and safety practices with the costs of equipment repair and workplace accidents. 2009 -
Standard 6 - Students will implement quality and statistical process control procedures to ensure and improve quality in manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     6.1 - Analyze the contributing factors to an industrial process. 2009 -
     6.2 - Use statistical process control concepts to evaluate and modify manufacturing processes. 2009 -
Standard 7 - Students will demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and teamwork skills required for success in the school, community, and workplace. 2009 -
     7.1 - Exhibit positive leadership skills. 2009 -
     7.2 - Participate in SkillsUSA as an integral part of classroom instruction. 2009 -
     7.3 - Assess situations and apply problem-solving and decision-making skills to particular client relations in the community, and workplace. 2009 -
     7.4 - Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional setting. 2009 -
Standard 8 - Students will perform safety examinations and maintain safety records. 2009 -
     8.1 - Pass with 100 percent accuracy a written examination relating to safety issues. 2009 -
     8.2 - Pass with 100percent accuracy a performance examination relating to safety. 2009 -
     8.3 - Maintain a portfolio record of written safety examinations and equipment examinations for which the student has passed an operational checkout by the instructor.

 




PRINCIPLES OF MACHINING AND MANUFACTURING
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Principles of Machining and Manufacturing focuses on the concepts and practices that support careers in manufacturing, industrial maintenance, metrology, automation, industrial design, or industrial support. The course introduces the technology of machining and manufacturing processes. While working as team members, students will apply leadership and organizational skills relating to designing, producing, and maintaining a product. Emphasis is placed on quality control, codes and standards, and production systems. The course is contextual by design. The course connects what is being learned to the learner’s current experience, past knowledge, and future conduct. Laboratory exercises provide active and cooperative learning opportunities.

Recommended:                Algebra I or Technical Algebra
Recommended Credits:    2
Recommended Grade Level(s):    10th or 11th
Number of Competencies in Course:    21

Standards and Competencies for Principles of Machining and Manufacturing (Course # 5782)

  Begin-End Yr
Standard 1 - Students will demonstrate personal management skills. 2009 -
     1.1 - Manage time and resources. 2009 -
     1.2 - Cultivate positive personal attitudes. 2009 -
Standard 2 - Students will demonstrate teamwork, problem solving, and decision-making skills required for success in manufacturing-related careers. 2009 -
     2.1 - Cultivate teamwork abilities within a diverse group. 2009 -
     2.2 - Demonstrate problem solving and decision making abilities. 2009 -
Standard 3 - Students will demonstrate safe practices and injury prevention and treatment in a manufacturing environment. 2009 -
     3.1 - Use reference materials to locate safety guidelines and regulations. 2009 -
     3.2 - Analyze safety hazards and prevention procedures for the manufacturing industry. 2009 -
     3.3 - Perform first aid in manufacturing situations. 2009 -
Standard 4 - Students will make and interpret measurements commonly required in manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     4.1 - Use common measurement tools to perform measurements to appropriate standards of accuracy and precision. 2009 -
     4.2 - Interpret measurements encountered in the manufacturing workplace. 2009 -
Standard 5 - Students will implement quality and statistical process control procedures to ensure and improve quality in manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     5.1 - Analyze the contributing factors to an industrial process. 2009 -
     5.2 - Use statistical process control concepts to evaluate and modify manufacturing processes. 2009 -
Standard 6 - Students will demonstrate the appropriate use of technologies used in machining and manufacturing processes. 2009 -
     6.1 - Investigate the chemical and physical properties of materials used in manufacturing. 2009 -
     6.2 - Demonstrate the steps involved in bench layout processes for milling, cutting, welding, and machining operations. 2009 -
     6.3 - Demonstrate basic proficiency in common manufacturing machining operations. 2009 -
Standard 7 - Students will demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and teamwork skills required for success in the school, community, and workplace. 2009 -
     7.1 - Demonstrate dignity in work. 2009 -
     7.2 - Participate in SkillsUSA as an integral part of classroom instruction. 2009 -
     7.3 - Evaluate school, community, and workplace situations by applying problem-solving and decision-making skills. 2009 -
     7.4 - Demonstrate the ability to work professionally with others. 2009 -
Standard 8 - Students will perform safety examinations and maintain safety records. 2009 -
     8.1 - Pass with 100percent accuracy a written examination relating specifically to safety issues. 2009 -
     8.2 - Pass with 100percent accuracy a performance examination relating specifically to tools and equipment. 2009 -
     8.3 - Maintain a portfolio record of written safety examinations and equipment examinations for which the student has passed an operational checkout by the instructor

 

 

 

Intro to Electromechanical is a course that will introduce students to basic skills and knowledge applicable to all construction trades and the basic electromechanical skills necessary in a manufacturing facility. Topics covered include safety, construction drawings,

site layout, hand and power tools, linear and angular measurements, and application of

algebraic and geometric principles to construction problems.

 

 

 

Electromechanical I is a course in which students will learn and practice introductory skills related to operation and maintenance of electrical, instrumentation, and mechanical (electromechanical) systems found in a typical manufacturing facility. Topics covered include: shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), electrical safety and the National Electric Code, conduit, conductor splicing/terminating, protection devices, DC, AC, grinding, reading electrical sketches, Process Instrument Diagrams and elementary drawings, transformers, AC/DC motors, basic temperature/ pressure/ level instruments, basic troubleshooting, and a laboratory experience for students for all of topics. This course gives students the basic skills and foundational knowledge needed to enter a post-secondary Electromechanical Associates Degree program and prepares students for an electromechanical career within a manufacturing facility.


 

 

 

 

 

Electromechanical II is a course in which students will learn and practice intermediate skills related to operation and maintenance of electrical, instrumentation, and mechanical (electromechanical) systems found in a typical manufacturing facility. Topics covered include basic mig (metal inert gas) welding, mechanical transmission, piping and auxiliaries, basic hydraulics, basic digital electronics, advanced troubleshooting, smart instrumentation, basic programmable logic controller operation, intro to gear, centrifugal, positive displacement pumps, and a laboratory experience for students for all of topics. This course gives students the intermediate skills and knowledge needed to enter a post-secondary Electromechanical Associates Degree program and prepares students for an electromechanical career within a manufacturing facility.