Advanced Automation and Manufacturing Technology

Advanced Automation and Manufacturing Technology

(1 to 2 Years)

One Intermediate Technical Certificate, one Associate of Applied Science Degree, and one Bachelor of Applied Science Degree are available.

Objectives

  1. The Advanced Automation and Manufacturing Technology (ADMT) Program at the Idaho State University College of Technology addresses the interests and requirements of participants in career opportunities within advanced manufacturing industries such as computer and electronic production, chemical production, transportation equipment, machinery, fabricated metal and food production.
  2. The program provides basic skills, knowledge, and training in a current advanced manufacturing environment, including safety practices, entry-level computer aided drafting, basic electronics, programmable logic controls, and human machine interfaces.
  3. The program provides learning opportunities involving critical thinking and problem solving.

For a Program Information Packet showing descriptions of each option, course descriptions, lists of course sequences, and the cost of books, tools, uniforms, fees, and other expenses, go online to http://www.isu.edu/ctech/programs.shtml.

Intermediate Technical Certificate: Advanced Automation and Manufacturing

(1 Year)

ADMT 0101Introduction to Machining3
ADMT 0102Electronics Orientation3
ADMT 0103Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing Welding Processes I3
ADMT/ESET 0162Industrial Health and Safety2
ADMT/INST 0220Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers3
ADMT/MACH 0221CAD and CAM I Theory3
ADMT/ESET 0242Process Measures for Mechanical Engineering2
ADMT/ESET 0243Fluid and Pneumatic Power2
ADMT/ESET 0243LFluid and Pneumatic Power Lab2
ADMT 0244Advanced Manufacturing Welding Processes II3
ADMT 0245Lean and Six Sigma3
ADMT/ESET 0246Materials and Metallurgy2
Total Hours31

Associate of Applied Science: Advanced Automation and Manufacturing

(2 Years)

Required Courses:

ADMT 0101Introduction to Machining3
ADMT 0102Electronics Orientation3
ADMT 0103Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing Welding Processes I3
ADMT/ESET 0162Industrial Health and Safety2
ADMT/INST 0220Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers3
ADMT/MACH 0221CAD and CAM I Theory3
ADMT/ESET 0242Process Measures for Mechanical Engineering2
ADMT/ESET 0243Fluid and Pneumatic Power2
ADMT/ESET 0243LFluid and Pneumatic Power Lab2
ADMT 0244Advanced Manufacturing Welding Processes II3
ADMT 0245Lean and Six Sigma3
ADMT/ESET 0246Materials and Metallurgy2
General Education courses 115
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See General Education Requirements (minimum 15 credits) for A.A.S. Degree at the start of the College of Technology section of the catalog.

Select one of the following options:

Option 1: Electrical and Instrumentation Specialization

ESET 0122Electrical Systems and Motor Control Theory2
ESET 0122LElectrical Systems and Motor Control Theory Laboratory1
ESET 0222Process Control Theory3
ESET 0226Process Control Devices Laboratory1
ESET 0231Microcontrollers2
ESET 0231LMicrocontrollers Laboratory1
ESET 0233Electrical Power Systems3
ESET 0233LElectrical Power Systems Laboratory3

Option 2: Welding Specialization

WELD 0142Blueprint Reading for Welders2
WELD 0232Welding Practice IV13

Total Hours for the AAS:                                                                                                            61 or 62

How to Read Course Descriptions

Courses

ADMT 0101 Introduction to Machining: 3 semester hours.

An introductory course in basic engine lathe and milling cutting operations performed on lathes, vertical mills, and computer controlled machine (CNC) tools. Basic programming of CNC machines will be introduced. D

ADMT 0102 Electronics Orientation: 3 semester hours.

Provides an introduction to computer operating systems and computer programs used in the analysis of electronic circuits. Also covers the use of electronics laboratory equipment such as digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes, function generators, breadboards and trainers used in the program. Basic soldering skills included. Laboratory exercises are included. D

ADMT 0103 Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing Welding Processes I: 3 semester hours.

Students will engage in hands-on welding practice in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) with short circuit and pulsed spray transfer in accordance with AWS D1.1 standards in preparation to enter the advanced manufacturing field. Fillets welds will be emphasized in preparation for groove welds. D

ADMT 0162 Industrial Health and Safety: 2 semester hours.

An overview of legislation, worker's compensation, hazard recognition, and safety planning. Includes basic engineering solutions. Addresses employee safety training requirements, recordkeeping, safety inspections, and program planning in the construction industry. Includes First Aid training and responder certification. F, D

ADMT 0220 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers: 3 semester hours.

Ladder format, I-O instructions, external devices, operating cycle, relays, timers, counters, sequencers, shift registers, analog applications, math blocks, and troubleshooting. F, S

ADMT 0221 CAD and CAM I Theory: 3 semester hours.

Introductory theory course in the utilization of CAD/CAM systems, F, S

ADMT 0242 Process Measures for Mechanical Engineering: 2 semester hours.

Principles of temperature, pressure, strain, flow, force, and vibration measurements. Techniques of computerized data acquisition and reduction. Lecture plus laboratory work in selected topics. F, D

ADMT 0243 Fluid and Pneumatic Power: 2 semester hours.

Review fluid and pneumatic power mechanics with an emphasis on symbology, circuit operation and design, pneumatic and hydraulic component, and terminology. F, D

ADMT 0243L Fluid and Pneumatic Power Lab: 2 semester hours.

Applications of fluid and pneumatic power mechanics with an emphasis on symbology, circuit operation and design, pneumatic and hydraulic component operation, and terminology. F, D

ADMT 0244 Advanced Manufacturing Welding Processes II: 3 semester hours.

Continuation of GMAW skill development with emphasis given to practice in pulsed-spray transfer mode. Guided practice will be provided in advanced manufacturing welding techniques and destructive testing will be conducted in accordance with AWS D1.1 standards as a capstone exercise for the course. D

ADMT 0245 Lean and Six Sigma: 3 semester hours.

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the Lean and Six Sigma methodologies including the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) process improvement paradigm, techniques, tools and metrics that are critical for process improvement success. The course will include demonstration and use of Lean and Six Sigma tools. D

ADMT 0246 Materials and Metallurgy: 2 semester hours.

Lecture, demonstration, and laboratory emphasizing the practical approach to basic principles of materials and metallurgical science, including behavior of materials under various conditions. S, D

Faculty

Coordinator and Instructor

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