MT492 : Introduction to Virtual Automation

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: MT492 Introduction to Virtual Automation

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 1 Class hour, 3 Laboratory hours

Credits: 2

Pre-requisites (if any): Either MT-293 or MT-369

Course Description in college catalog:

A study of the principles and practices involved in conceiving, designing, producing and measuring products quickly and effectively, using the latest RP (Rapid Prototyping) methods and CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machines) technology. Students will learn Stereolithography Technology on a Z Corporations 3D printer. Students will be instructed in the latest techniques in quality control and operate a Zeiss CNC controlled CMM.

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

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

MT2-3 Analyze mechanical and thermodynamic systems.

MT3-2 Deliver effective oral presentations.

MT5-1 Assign and perform shared duties to accomplish a common task.

MT5-2 Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with team members.

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.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

  2. Demonstrate mastery of discipline-specific knowledge, skills and tools required for entry into or advancement in the job market in their field (career programs)

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 Laboratory based on four projects, each worth 10% 40%
Three (3) tests, each worth 20% 60%

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
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).

Disabilities
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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