Industrial Technology

Advanced Manufacturing

 

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person in safety glasses working with cnc equipmentAdvanced manufacturing is the use of innovative technologies and methodologies for improved competitiveness in the manufacturing sectors. The aim of advanced manufacturing is to enhance output; create quality valued added products that respond to market need; reduce the time to market with improved materials while controlling inventory.  Courses include those that teach new technologies such as 3D printing as well as foundational courses such as Fundamentals of Metrology Concepts.  Courses under this section can be stacked into microcredentials, certificates or degrees.  There are many local companies looking to employ people with these skills.


Course Offerings


Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) Certification

An industry certification focused on basic manufacturing concepts, demonstrating an individual's potential for high-demand, entry-level manufacturing roles. 

DCB 2403 CRN 67001 Open Enrollment Online $599


Certified Production Technician (CPT)

SUNY Ulster has partnered with local manufacturers to offer this course to prepare job seekers and employees with the skills needed to work in a manufacturing environment. The Certified Production Technician (CPT) program recognizes, through certification, individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of manufacturing production: Safety, Quality Practices & Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & Production, and Maintenance Awareness. This course will raise the level of performance of production workers, assisting individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and helping employers ensure their workforce increases the company's productivity and competitiveness. Non-credit bearing course price does not include the MSSC registration fee and MSSC assessment fee for the four assessments to achieve certification. Students registering for the non-credit bearing course must also register for DCB 2346 to obtain the assessments needed for certification. Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course.

MFG 101 T/R 2/21-5/4 3-5pm (3-credit class) Hyflex $1011 (includes fees) 

DCB 1786 CRN 67003 T/R 2/21-5/4 3-5pm (non-credit bearing)  Hyflex $500 (lectures available to attend in person or remote)

DCB 2346 CRN 66982 Registration Fee and Four Assessment Fees needed for Certification In-person assessment $300

Funding available for pre-apprentices for both the credit-bearing and the non-credit bearing courses. For more information contact reerb@sunyulster.edu 


CNC Fundamentals

This course introduces core theory and practice for the operation of CNC machines. Hands-on activities will provide opportunities for application of knowledge gained from theory lecture, discussion and homework. Topics covered include safe operation of CNC machines, writing and loading a basic program into a CNC machine, running a CNC machine to cut a basic shape and the use of precision measuring instruments.

MFG 140 T/R 2/21-5/4 9:15-11:15am (3-credit class) SRC $686

DCB 2388 CRN 67006 T/R 2/21-5/4 9:15-11:15am (non-credit bearing class) SRC $500

Haas Foundation Scholarships available to students in need. To learn how to apply, visit our Scholarship page.


CNC Operator I: Theory and Lab

This course introduces core theory and practice for the operation of CNC mill and lathe machines. Hands-on activities will provide opportunities for application of knowledge gained from theory lecture, discussion and  homework. Topics covered include safe operation of CNC machines, writing and loading a basic program into a CNC machine, running a CNC machine to cut a basic shape and the use of precision measuring instruments. Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course.

Required textbook (not included. Must be purchased by the student): CNC Control Setup for Milling and Turning, Peter Smid, ISBN 9780831133504

MFG 105  R 2/23-5/4 6-9:45pm (3-credit class) BOCES $686

DCB 2258 CRN 67007 R 2/23-5/4 6-9:45pm (non-credit bearing class) BOCES $686

Haas Foundation Scholarships available to students in need. To learn how to apply, visit our Scholarship page.


CNC Operator II

This course will enable CNC students to apply the fundamental principles and applications of setup and operation to a CNC Lathe and CNC Mill. The course will cover the creating and editing of advanced multi-axis CNC programs, setup, and create work-holding fixtures. Students will perform typical inspection processes and be able to produce a production run of parts to the given print tolerance. Prerequisite: MFG 105 or by permission of Technology Program Coordinator. Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course.

Required textbook: CNC Control Setup for Milling & Turning, Smid, 9780831133504

DCB2012 CRN 67008 R 2/23-5/4 6-9:45pm (non-credit bearing class) BOCES $686


Fundamental Concepts of Metrology

This course teaches students to interpret the symbols and measurements that appear on technical drawings, necessary for machine operators, supervisors, inspectors, and other manufacturing personnel. Hands-on exercises, sketching, and group projects will be included in lessons. Topics covered: line types, basic symbols, basic multi-views, dimensions, tolerances, auxiliary views, assembly drawings, threads and fasteners, ANSI symbols, finishes, and sectional views. This course also covers basic measurement and math concepts required in a manufacturing environment. The application of fractions, decimals, metric and standard units, and algebra will be the initial focus, using industry-specific examples to develop students’ mechanical problem solving skills. Basic geometry and trigonometry for calculating unknown dimensions, angles, areas, weights, and volumes will be covered. The course will incorporate work readiness and teamwork skill training. Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course.

Required textbook (not included. Must be purchased by the student): Print Reading for Industry, 11ed., Brown, Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher ISBN: 978-1-64564-672-3

MFG 109 T/R 2/21-5/4 12:15-2:15pm (3-credit class) Hyflex (lectures available to attend in person or remote) $686

DCB 2342 CRN 67005 T/R 2/21-5/4 12:15-2:15pm (non-credit bearing class) Hyflex $500 (lectures available to attend in person or remote)


Electrical Theory I

A basic introduction to electrical theory as it relates to the manufacturing and clean technology fields. Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course.

DCB 1947 CRN 30316 M/W 2/22-3/9 5:30-7:30pm (non-credit bearing class) SRC $250


Fundamentals of Electricity

This electricity fundamentals course is geared towards those looking to understand electricity as it relates to a manufacturing or construction career. Topics covered will include basic electrical principles, Ohm’s Law, Watt’s Law, power, energy, series & parallel circuits, ampacity, wire sizing, magnetism, alternating current, capacitors, inductors, 3-phase power, motors, troubleshooting, and electrical safety. This course includes a lab component.  Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course.

MFG 102 M/W 2/22-5/8 5:30-7:30pm (3-credit class) Hybrid-SRC $686

DCB 2182 CRN 67002 M/W 2/22-5/8 5:30-7:30pm (non-credit bearing class) Hybrid-SRC $686

NOTE: Students will meet on SRC Campus for lab activities once per week. Lecture will be synchronous remote.


Commercial Sewing

This course teaches professional sewing techniques employed in the fashion business. Learn to sew and produce garments that are properly finished to industry standards. This course includes pattern layout, cutting, construction, and finishing of garments. Attendees will draft and utilize commercial patterns on a variety of projects utilizing industrial machinery and hand sewing. Fabric materials, core characteristics, and handling are also introduced in this course.  Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course.

Required textbook (not included. Must be purchased by the student):  Industry Clothing Construction Methods, ISBN: 9781563677267

MFG 130 W 2/22-5/4 8:30am-12:15pm (3-credit class) SRC $686

DCB 3130 W 2/22-5/4 8:30am-12:15pm (non-credit bearing class) SRC $686


AutoCAD

This course covers the basics of CAD drawing using AutoCAD. Topics covered; Work Environment Setup, Entity Creation (LINE, ARC, CIRCLE, and POLYGON etc.), Entity Modification (ERASE, MOVE, COPY, ARRAY, MIRROR, etc.), LAYERs, Symbol Creation and Recall (BLOCK, WBLOCK, INSERT, etc.), Dimensioning Setup and Creation, Annotation (TEXT, DTEXT, MTEXT, and QLEADER), File Storage and Recall (SAVE, SAVEAS, OPEN). Students must have access to the Autodesk AutoCAD software. A free student version can be DOWNLOADED. Communication from SUNY Ulster and the student will be through SUNY Ulster email communication. You will be asked to monitor that email before and during this course. 

Required materials: Autodesk AutoCAD software

Required textbook (not included. Must be purchased by the student): Beginning AutoCAD 2022 Exercise Workbook. Shrock/Heather, Industrial Press Inc. 2021 ISBN: 978-0-8311-3666-6

MFG 111 M/W 2/22-5/8 5:30-7:30pm (3-credit class) SRC $686

DCB 2400 CRN 67009 M/W 2/22-5/8 5:30-7:30pm (non-credit bearing class) SRC $686


 

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