Content Standard and Objectives
Level of Competence
Combine components into subassemblies
and final products.
Describe the five major activities that occur in
the manufacturing area (planning, control,
plant engineering, quality control, and
Describe the similarities and differences of
custom, intermittent, and continuous flow
Develop an operation flow chart.
Develop a flow process chart (operations,
delays, etc.) for a product.
Construct jigs/fixtures required for a
Apply intermittent (job lot) production
techniques to prepare standard stock for a
continuous flow production, using appropriate
jigs and fixtures.
Apply continuous flow production techniques
to produce a finished product using
appropriate jigs and fixtures.
Compare and contrast the prevention (SPC) and the detection (inspection) system of quality control.
Discuss several social changes brought about by technological developments in the manufacturing industry.
Explain how our economy is affected by
developments in manufacturing systems and
Describe positive and negative implications
that various manufacturing technologies have
had on the environment.
Discuss a variety of future developments in manufacturing and their possible effects on society, the economy and the environment.