MT-369 : Computer Applications in Engineering Technology

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: MT-369 Computer Applications in Engineering Technology

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 class hours, 3 Laboratory hours

Credits: 3

Pre-requisites (if any): MT-161 or MT-488

Course Description in college catalog:

Essentials of applied computer technology used in the industrial environment. Students will advance their engineering skills by using state-of-the-art CAD/CAM MASTERCAM software to generate coding for CNC Machining and Turning Centers. Topics include creation of part geometry, stock sizing, material assignment, tool path generation, tool selection, entry of machining parameters, verification via solid model animation software, and post processing to generate a word address part program.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology

A.A.S. Architectural Technology

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

  2. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

MT1-3 Select material and design dimensions for safe operation of mechanical components.

MT1-4 Apply technical knowledge of manufacturing and programming to the machine shop tools fabrication of mechanical parts.

MT2-2 Evaluate mechanical structures for stress/strain response to applied loading.

MT2-4 Utilize appropriate software tools to produce engineering drawings.

Program-specific outcomes

 Career Preparation and Advancement – Graduates will demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed for entry into or advancement in the field of Mechanical Engineering Technology.

 Engineering Competence - Graduates will be competent technicians with problem solving and design skills, and have the ability to apply mathematics, science and modern engineering software to solve mechanical engineering technology problems.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Employ concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to make informed judgments

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

Table Methods
Four (4) in class exams, each worth 12.5% 50%
Final Exam 20%
Laboratory Grade based on four (4) projects 30%

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Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

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Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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