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- Demonstrate using a Decimal Inch Machinist’s Rule to Measure a Length
- Using a U.S. Ruler and Tape Measure to Measure a Length
- Using a metric ruler
- Measuring liquids/weights in Metric and U.S. Customary Units
- Converting Between Common Fraction Inches and Decimal Inches.
- Convert Between U.S. Customary Units and SI Metric Units.
Algebra for Manufacturing
- Perform correct order of operation to simplify mathematical expressions.
- Generate linear equations with one unknown for situations described in text.
- Solve simple linear equations with one unknown.
Math for Quality
- Read and interpret histograms, bar charts, line graphs, and scatter plots.
- Interpret descriptive statistics: Mean median, mode, and range.
- Demonstrate qualitative reasoning for situations involving statistical data and probabilities.
- Visually translate from 2D drawings to 3D images and back
- Identifying different views for given isometric drawing of an object.
- Identifying the different elements of an object in various views
- Predict behavior of visual representations of simple mechanisms
- Demonstrate qualitative reasoning about mechanical force and systems involving pulleys, levers, and gears.
- Determine mechanical advantage of different systems of pulleys
- Determine effects of different lever configurations on the force required to lift an object
- Generate different configurations of gears and axels to increase power or speed.
Fluid Power and Thermodynamics
- Generate causal explanations of behavior of (a) simple systems involving changes in pressure, temperature and volume, (b) simple hydraulic/pneumatic devices and (c) principles of heat transfer.
- Predict the effects of changes in pressure on volume and temperature
- Predict the effects of changes in temperature on volume and pressure
- Predict the mechanical advantage of simple hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
- Generate causal explanations of the relationship between electrical and magnetic forces and explanations of how electric motors, generators, solenoids, and relay switches behave.
- Generate causal explanations and predictions of electric circuit behavior involving simple series and parallel circuits containing relays, capacitors, resistors and simple devices such as light bulbs and pumps.
- Core Concepts: Classify substances as a molecule, element, mixture, or compound; classify changes in substances as chemical reaction, mixture, or physical change; classify and apply characteristics acids and bases; interpret the periodic chart; and classify methods for separating mixtures (filtration, evaporation, distillation).
- Chemical Reactions: Explain chemical bonding and structural changes that take place in common chemical reactions and interpret chemical formulas and equations.3. Polymers: Generate explanations of molecular structural difference and physical characteristics between common types of polymers such as slime, flexi-putty, rubber and plastic bags.
Manufacturing Processes & Control
- Generates the Sequence of Operation and a Flow Diagram for production tasks and processes.
- Generate explanations of how electrical-mechanical controls and sensors operate in simple systems and devices.
- Create flow charts for models (mock-up) of simple computer controlled systems such as a traffic light or washing machine.
Quality and Lean Manufacturing Concepts
- Identify descriptions of manufacturing quality and lean production initiatives as examples of value stream mapping, waste elimination, 5S, DMAIC, and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
- Create a process map and value stream map to improve a process or reduce waste
- Demonstrate using an industry standard problem solving method such as DMAIC for improving production processes. Currently using DMAIC.
SPC Basic concepts
- Determine plausible causes in fluctuations in processes based on statistical information (mean, range, & variation patterns)
- Predict how actions, strategies, and decisions impact the bottom line.
- Classify examples of common business financial terms