Course Title:Manufacturing Systems WVEIS Code 2442
Course Description:This course will introduce students to the basic elements of the manufacturing industry. Students will explore a variety of materials and processing techniques common to manufacturing, and apply this knowledge to the development and operation of a student manufacturing enterprise.
Level of Competence:
1 – No mastery
2 – Limited mastery; constant supervision needed
3 – Average or good mastery; some supervision needed
4 – Almost complete mastery; little supervision needed
5 – Complete mastery; no supervision needed
Content Standards and Objectives
Level of Competence
Define manufacturing technology, listing the
inputs, processes, outputs and feedback and
give examples of each.
Describe the stages of manufacturing, from
securing raw materials to distributing the
Identify and describe important inventions and developments in manufacturing technology.
Use a variety of techniques to access
information and use it to solve design
problems in manufacturing.
Write a technical report explaining a specific
manufacturing process, which reflects
appropriate technical style, and use word
processing software to generate the technical
Prepare and deliver a 3-5 minute speech on
a given topic in manufacturing.
Apply vocabulary and reading
comprehension skills used in manufacturing
Create a design portfolio to use the
remainder of the semester to document your