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ETEC 116 - Additive Manufacturing, Molding, and Casting



3.0 Credits
Provides the student with knowledge and skills in additive manufacturing technology. Primary topics will include vacuum forming fundamentals, silicon molding, urethane, investment casting, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) operations and post processing of lab created projects. S/U grade option.
Prerequisite ETEC 115 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop, create and post process parts using all processes taught in this class.
  2. Describe the various additive manufacturing processes.
  3. Describe the principles of vacuum forming and material requirements.
  4. Describe the principles of silicon molding, urethane molding, investment casting and material requirements.
  5. Perform the process of vacuum forming and material requirements.
  6. Perform the process of silicon molding, urethane molding, investment casting and material requirements.
  7. Apply learned skills to create a student/team designed functional part from the design phase to post processing.



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