Industrial Engineering Tech (IND) at Piedmont Virginia Community College

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IND 103 - Industrial Methods
Covers theoretical knowledge necessary for familiarization with common handtools, common power tools, measuring tools and techniques, fastening components and procedures, grinding operations, metal cutting operations, and other miscellaneous tasks.
Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
IND 113 - Materials and Processes in Manufacturing I
Studies materials and processes for the manufacture of products. Investigates the nature of various materials. Examines the manufacturing processes of industry and their effects on materials. Part I of II.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
IND 250 - Introduction to Basic Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Presents basic principles used in the design and implementation in a computer integrated manufacturing system. Emphasizes team concept and all aspects of a computer integrated manufacturing system to include the following: Robotics, Conveyor Control, Machining Center Integration Quality Control, Statistical Quality Control, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) software.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 3-9 hours. Total 4-9 hours per week.
2-3 credits
IND 251 - Automated Manufacturing Systems I
Presents basic principles used in the design and implementation in manufacturing work cells. Includes selection of the robot system, worksite, application cell sensors, development of cycle times, and economic analysis.
Lecture 2-4 hours. Laboratory 0-4 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: divisional approval.
3-4 credits