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Overview of assembly processes including adhesion, cohesion (welding), mechanical fasteners, snap and press fits, forming and fabricating techniques. Product finishing methods including surface preparation of various substrates, painting, plating, anodizing, printing, and vacuum metallizing. Review of the impact of the assembly and finishing procedures on product quality and reliability.
Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: IME 2810
Credits: 3 hours
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (2 - 3)
Performance Criteria Measured1
Understand and apply the theory of the topics listed in the course description.
Be able to choose the correct method/ process for a given application.
B4: Uses standard design information to determine appropriate application procedures
|Achieve an ability to manage Projects, people and resources.||j||
J1: Obtain knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context
Performance Criteria1: IME performance criteria may be found at http://www.wmich.edu/ime/performance-criteria.html
ABET-TAC Outcomes2: Outcomes may be found at http://www.abet.org/
*results tracked in ABET course notebooks
There is no required textbook for this course this semester: A course pack has been developed in lieu of a formal text. There will be additional handouts as required.
Western Michigan University
F-231 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Summer 2011