Feb 20, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog

MTT3564 QUALITY CONTROL AND INSPECTION COURSE PROCEDURE


MTT3564 QUALITY CONTROL AND INSPECTION

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

This course is open to students on the college level in either the freshman or sophomore year and to area high school vocational students.

Catalog Description:

MTT 3564 - Quality Control and Inspection (1 hr.)

Students have the opportunity to learn the processes of inspection and are introduced to geometric dimensions and tolerances. Students are introduced to the science of dimensional metrology and its applications to ensure form and function of machined parts and assemblies using semi-precision and precision measuring instruments.

Course Classification:

Lecture

Prerequisites:

None

Controlling Purpose:

Students are introduced to the science of dimensional metrology and its applications to ensure form and function of machined parts and assemblies using semi-precision and precision measuring instruments.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  2. Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings and shop sketches.
  3. Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  4. Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity.
  5. Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.
  6. Use CAD and CAM programs to design parts and program manufacturing machines.

Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:

The following outline defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other material as time allows.

UNIT 1: PERFORM FIRST PIECE INSPECTION

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to perform first piece inspection using micrometers, calipers, blueprints, height gauges, and telescoping gauges.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings and shop sketches.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 2: INSPECT SURFACE FINISHES

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to inspect surface finishes using comparator gauges.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 3: INSPECT PARTS USING RADIUS GAUGES

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to inspect radii with radius gauges.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 4: INSPECTING PARTS USING ANGLE GAUGES

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to inspect angles using angle gauges.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 5: INSPECT PARTS USING DIAL INDICATORS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to inspect parts using various dial indicators.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 6: MEASURE PARTS USING VERNIER MEASURING TOOLS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to measure parts using Vernier calipers and Vernier height gauges.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 7: MEASURE PARTS USING SPECIAL MICROMETERS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to measure parts using inside micrometers and thread micrometers.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 8: MEASURE PARTS USING TELESCOPING GAUGES

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to measure holes with telescoping gauges and micrometers.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 9: MEASURE PARTS WITH HEIGHT GAUGES

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to measure parts using Vernier and dial height gauges.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 10: MEASURE THREADS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to measure threads using thread wires and thread micrometers.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 11: MEASURE PARTS USING SMALL HOLE GAUGES

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to use go and no go hole gauges.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 12: MEASURE PARTS USING DIAL CALIPERS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to measure parts with dial calipers.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 13: MEASURE PARTS USING OUTSIDE MICROMETERS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to measure parts with outside micrometers.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 14: MEASURE PARTS USING DEPTH MICROMETERS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to measure parts using depth micrometers.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 15: INSPECT PARTS WITH COMPARISON MEASURING TOOLS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to inspect parts using comparison measuring tools.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 16: DETERMINE WHAT TO DO WITH A PART THAT DOES NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate what to do with a part that does not meets specifications.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 17: CLEAN AND STORE PRECISION MEASURING TOOLS

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to clean and store precision measuring tools such as gauge blocks.

  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

Projects Required:

Refer to Syllabus

Textbook:

Contact Bookstore for current textbook.

Attendance Policy:

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size:

Based on classroom occupancy.

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching and assessing the educational aspects of the college.  A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time.  The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program: 

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability.  If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.