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Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design and Analysis (Co-op)

Credential:
Ontario College Advanced Diploma
College Code:
CONS
School:
Engineering & Information Technology
Program Code:
0073C
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
CA
Academic Year:
2017 / 2018

About the Program

Students will gain broad-based mechanical engineering technology skills to prepare for career opportunities in today's increasingly complex and sophisticated industry. Studies emphasize mechanical design using standard procedures, computer graphics and computer-based analysis. Students also study manufacturing processes and materials to understand the integration between design and manufacturing. Effective technical communications through verbal, written, graphic and computer skills are also stressed.

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) conditionally recognizes this program as meeting all the academic requirements for certification in the Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) category.

For more information contact the Program Coordinator at mechanical@conestogac.on.ca.

Program Information

Length: Three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program
Delivery Sequence: Cambridge - September/2017 (Open) - Fall | Winter | Spring/Summer | Fall | Winter | Spring/Summer | Fall | Winter | Spring/Summer
Location: Cambridge (Fountain Street)
Start: September
First-Year Capacity: 40

Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

Tuition & Fees

Tuition fee details for the 2016-2017 year are listed below. Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.

Domestic Fees

Estimated fees based upon the previous academic year (2016 / 2017) for Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design and Analysis (Co-op) - Program # 0073c

Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 1 & 2 & 3 (Program Start: 2016-09-06)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017
Full-time Program Tuition $1420.00 $1420.00 $0.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45 $49.45 $0.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.80 $68.80 $0.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80 $27.80 $0.00
Administration Fee $25.30 $25.30 $0.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35 $133.35 $0.00
Program Services Fee $265.10 $265.10 $0.00
CSI Capital Development Fee $68.49 $68.49 $0.00
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00 $0.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56 $0.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $286.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50 $0.00
Session Total $2471.35 $2185.35 $0.00
Year Total     $4656.70
Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 4 & 5 & 6 (Program Start: 2015-09-08)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017
Full-time Program Tuition $1420.00 $0.00 $1420.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45 $0.00 $49.45
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.80 $0.00 $68.80
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80 $0.00 $27.80
Administration Fee $25.30 $0.00 $25.30
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35 $0.00 $133.35
Program Services Fee $265.10 $0.00 $265.10
CSI Capital Development Fee $68.49 $0.00 $68.49
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $0.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $0.00 $4.56
CSI Health Plan Fee $286.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $0.00 $12.50
Session Total $2471.35 $0.00 $2185.35
Year Total     $4656.70
Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 7 & 8 & 9 (Program Start: 2014-09-02)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017
Full-time Program Tuition $0.00 $1420.00 $1420.00
Student Priority Fee $0.00 $49.45 $49.45
Recreation/Athletics Fee $0.00 $68.80 $68.80
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $0.00 $27.80 $27.80
Administration Fee $0.00 $25.30 $25.30
Technology Enhancement Fee $0.00 $133.35 $133.35
Program Services Fee $0.00 $265.10 $265.10
CSI Capital Development Fee $0.00 $68.49 $68.49
CSI Association Fee $0.00 $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $0.00 $4.56 $4.56
CSI Health Plan Fee $286.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $0.00 $12.50 $12.50
Session Total $286.00 $2185.35 $2185.35
Year Total     $4656.70

International Fees

Estimated International fees based upon the previous academic year (2016 / 2017) for
Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design and Analysis (Co-op) - Program # 0073c


Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 1 & 2 & 3 (Program Start: 2016-09-06)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017
International Program Tuition $5850.00 $5850.00 $0.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45 $49.45 $0.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.80 $68.80 $0.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80 $27.80 $0.00
Administration Fee $25.30 $25.30 $0.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35 $133.35 $0.00
Program Services Fee $265.10 $265.10 $0.00
CSI Capital Development Fee $68.49 $68.49 $0.00
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00 $0.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56 $0.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00 $0.00
International Health Insurance $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $12.50 $0.00
Session Total $7540.35 $6990.35 $0.00
Year Total     $14530.70

Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 4 & 5 & 6 (Program Start: 2015-09-08)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017
International Program Tuition $5850.00 $0.00 $5850.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45 $0.00 $49.45
Recreation/Athletics Fee $68.80 $0.00 $68.80
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80 $0.00 $27.80
Administration Fee $25.30 $0.00 $25.30
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35 $0.00 $133.35
Program Services Fee $265.10 $0.00 $265.10
CSI Capital Development Fee $68.49 $0.00 $68.49
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $0.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $0.00 $4.56
ISR $375.00 $0.00 $375.00
International Health Insurance $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.50 $0.00 $12.50
Session Total $7540.35 $0.00 $6990.35
Year Total     $14530.70

Cambridge - Fall 2016 Level 7 & 8 & 9 (Program Start: 2014-09-02)
Description Fall 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017
International Program Tuition $0.00 $5850.00 $5850.00
Student Priority Fee $0.00 $49.45 $49.45
Recreation/Athletics Fee $0.00 $68.80 $68.80
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $0.00 $27.80 $27.80
Administration Fee $0.00 $25.30 $25.30
Technology Enhancement Fee $0.00 $133.35 $133.35
Program Services Fee $0.00 $265.10 $265.10
CSI Capital Development Fee $0.00 $68.49 $68.49
CSI Association Fee $0.00 $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $0.00 $4.56 $4.56
ISR $0.00 $375.00 $375.00
International Health Insurance $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
International Health Fee $550.00 $0.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $0.00 $12.50 $12.50
Session Total $550.00 $6990.35 $6990.35
Year Total     $14530.70

Financial Assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website.

For more information, please visit Financial Services/Awards.

Co-op Information

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment in mechanical design, research and development, CAD operations, equipment installation and testing, technical sales and production-related areas.

On average, 93% of graduates from the last three years (2013 to 2015) found employment within six months of graduation.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Pathways & Credit Transfer

Conestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions. View the transfer agreement opportunities for this program.

Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Conestoga recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that have been acquired through employment, formal and informal education, non-formal learning or other life experiences. Prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level and meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses. Challenge exams and portfolio development are the primary methods of assessment. Other methods of assessment may be available depending upon the nature of the course objectives. Successful completion of the assessment results in an official course credit that will be recorded on the student's Conestoga transcript. PLAR cannot be used by registered Conestoga students for the clearance of academic deficiencies, to improve grades or to obtain admission into a program.

Learn more about PLAR.

Program Courses

Course Details for 2017 / 2018
Course Code Course Title and Description
Level 1
CDEV1020 Co-op and Career Preparation

Description: This mandatory course prepares students for job searching for their co-op work terms and for post-graduate careers. Students will reflect on their skills, attitudes, and expectations and evaluate and interpret available opportunities in the workplace. Self-marketing techniques using resumes, cover letters, cold-calls, and interviewing will be learned and students will learn the expectations, rules, and regulations that apply in the workplace with regards to social, organizational, ethical, and safety issues while developing an awareness of self-reflective practice.
Hours: 16
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

COMM1085 College Reading & Writing Skills

Description:
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

COMP1347 Excel for Engineering Technology

Description: This introductory course will enable the learner to effectively use Microsoft Excel to view, print, modify, and create spreadsheets, with a focus on applications for Engineering Technology.
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH1085 Mathematics I

Description: Prerequisite(s): Grade 12 Mathematics (General Level)

This course provides an extensive review and upgrading of some of the topics taken by students in high school. Its purpose is to ensure that the student has a fluent background in algebra and trigonometry in order to succeed in subsequent work in technology. The material covered includes fundamental arithmetic and algebraic operations, geometry, trigonometry and vectors. Functional notation and the graphical representation of a variety of functions are discussed. As well, the solution of systems of linear equations by algebraic methods and the solving of quadratic equations using examples and problems relating to the building industry are also discussed.
Please note: This course is restircted to students attending a full-tim engineering or Information Technology program.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MECH1050 Engineering Drawing I

Description: In this course, both freehand drawing and computer-aided drawing techniques (using AutoCAD) are used to introduce the student to Mechanical Engineering drawings. The material covered will include orthographic representations and projection, auxiliary views, sections, dimensioning and isometric drawing. During the course, the student will create detail, working, and assembly drawings conforming to CSA/ANSI standards.
Hours: 90
Credits: 6
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MECH1130 Engineering Materials

Description: This course investigates the selection and application of materials to engineering practice. The material and mechanical properties of metallic, polymeric, ceramic and composite materials and their uses are studied. The effects of loading environment, microstructure, heat treatment and other strengthening mechanisms are also analyzed.
Hours: 75
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours
Level 2
DIMM1070 Dimensional Metrology and Coordinate Measuring Machines

Description: This course will provide the student with the principles of dimensional metrology and its applications to quality control. A variety of precision measuring instruments and equipment will be used to check work piece features for size and geometric conformity.
The second part of the course will cover the operation and programming of a Mitutoyo Coordinate Machine.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

DRWG1405 Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Description: This course extends basic engineering drafting skills to the applied principles of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. Emphasis is placed on interpretation and application symbols to drawings, measurements and quality control.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites: MECH1050
CoRequisites:

MACH1010 Conventional Machining Processes

Description: This course is designed to expose the student to the practical and theoretical aspects and basic knowledge of conventional metal removal machine tools and their various cutting tools used in manufacturing processes. In addition, the student will understand the fundamentals of metric and imperial system of measurement, and the use and application of precision measuring instruments.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MANU1060 Manufacturing Processes

Description: This course introduces students to common manufacturing processes outside the traditional machining processes. Solidification processes including common metal casting and plastic forming methods are discussed. Students will learn the capabilities and applications of solidification processes, bulk metal deformation processes, sheet metal working processes and powdered metal processes. Non-traditional metal removal, cleaning, finishing, joining and rapid prototyping processes are also reviewed in detail. Students are offered the opportunity to tour local industries presenting state-of-the-art applications of these processes.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH1190 Mathematics II

Description: This course is a continuation of the Mathematics I and it is oriented towards the direct application of mathematical techniques to mechanical and electrical fundamentals. It covers inequalities, variation, sequences and the binomial theorem, trigonometry, plane analytic geometry as well as probability and statistics.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MATH1085 or MATH1170
CoRequisites:

MECH1065 Engineering Drawing II

Description: This course introduces 3D parametric modeling to expand on the basic techniques and information presented in Engineering Drawing I. Topics include: limits and tolerances (both Imperial and Metric), surface texture, and threads and fasteners.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MECH1050
CoRequisites:

MECH1220 Applied Mechanics

Description: Mathematics I (90130500) or with permission of instructor. This introductory course covers the effects of forces or rigid bodies at rest and in motion. Trusses and two-dimensional frames are studied along with friction and centre of gravity. In addition, systems involving work, energy, power and impulse, and momentum are studied.
Hours: 75
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites: MATH1085 or MATH1170
CoRequisites:

Level 3
COOP1120 Co-op Work Term I (Design & Analysis)

Description: This course will provide students with college-approved work experience in a manufacturing environment. This course will increase the student's understanding of employer expectations with regards to attitudinal, practical, and academic skills. These skill areas will be improved during the work term while the student responsibly performs the duties as defined in the job description, in accordance with course and program outcomes. Student development will be evaluated during and at the conclusion of the work experience.
Hours: 420
Credits: 14
Pre-Requisites: CDEV1020
CoRequisites:

Level 4
DRWG2220 Advanced Solid Modeling

Description: This is an advanced course that expands on the use of SolidWorks for mechanical design. Topics include user interface, file structure, 3D sketches, plane creation, advanced sweeps, lofts and surfaces, sheet metal, weldments, top-down assembly and introduction to motion and simulation analysis.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MECH1065
CoRequisites:

MECH2030 Mechanics of Materials

Description: This course enables the student to recognize the basic principles of strength of materials and apply them to solve practical problems. The design material properties, the mechanical tests and theories used to determine these properties, as well as the stress effects resulting from tension, compression, shear, torsion and bending loads are developed.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MECH1130, MECH1220
CoRequisites:

MECH2070 Engineering Design I

Description: This first course in engineering design introduces the students to concepts, procedures, data, and decision analysis techniques necessary in modern design applications. Power transmission components including gears, belts, chains, bearings, couplings, and shafts are studied in detail, and incorporated into a significant term-end project.
Hours: 75
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites: MECH1065, MECH1070 or MECH1220
CoRequisites:

MECH2110 Applied Mechanics (Advanced)

Description: This advanced course examines both Statics and Dynamics, building on previous material. The study of Statics includes moments and couples, advanced topics in friction, and 3-Dimensional force Analysis. In the study of Dynamics, the student solves problems involving uniform rectilinear motion and rotational motion.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MECH1070 or MECH1220
CoRequisites:

PROG2170 Introduction to Programming

Description: This course introduces the student to the principles of structured programming. Using the Visual Basic programming language students will plan, enter, run, and debug programs of increasing complexity using various data-types, loops, branches, functions, and data stream input and output. This course is intended for the novice programmer who wishes to create modest applications. It also serves as an introductory-level course for students who will be continuing on to more advanced programming.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

QUAL2010 Quality Assurance and Systems

Description: The course will give an understanding of concepts and practical skills on quality engineering and management. The topics covered are as follows: normal distribution and presentation of data, control charts for variables and attributes, interpretation of chart patterns using probabilities, statistical sampling plans (MIL STD 105 & 414), gage R & R studies and measuring errors, design of experiments and other quality tools. A major project is based on application of the ISO 9000 quality management system, interpretation of the elements, and writing procedures.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MATH1085 or MATH1170
CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours
Level 5
COOP2120 Co-op Work Term II (Design And Analysis)

Description: This course will provide students with college-approved work experience in a manufacturing environment. This course will increase the student's understanding of employer expectations with regards to attitudinal, practical, and academic skills. These skill areas will be improved during the work term while the student responsibly performs the duties as defined in the job description, in accordance with course and program outcomes. Student development will be evaluated during and at the conclusion of the work experience.
Hours: 420
Credits: 14
Pre-Requisites: CDEV1020
CoRequisites:

Level 6
DSGN2050 Design for Manufacturing and Assembly

Description: The engineering design process is often viewed as an economical application of science. Usually the main objective is to arrive at the least expensive method of satisfying all design and application criteria for a given product. Manufacture and assembly processes can properly fulfill this requirement if product design process is based on principles of economic efficiency.
In this course, the student will analyse product design efficiency to compare alternate designs.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MANU1060, MECH1050
CoRequisites:

EECE2330 Electrical and Electronic Principles

Description: This introductory course introduces the student to the basic concepts involving D.C. and A.C. electrical circuits; voltage and current concepts and definitions, magnetic field theory and applications, etc. Electronic fundamentals such as solid-state fundamentals, transistor circuitry, amplifiers and rectification are also included.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MATH1085 or MATH1170
CoRequisites:

IFME1020 Introduction to Fluid Power and Automation

Description: This course introduces the students to the field of industrial fluid power and control. Students will learn fluid power terminology, component sizing and selection methods, circuit design and documentation. Students will understand the fundamental principles as well as the practical applications of fluid power as it applies to industry. In the lab, students are required to design and build a variety of circuits using a combination of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical components. The hands-on approach provides an excellent learning environment with a significant focus on trouble-shooting and problem solving.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH2130 Calculus

Description: This course covers the concepts of differentiation and integration. It begins with a discussion of the concept of a limit which leads to the derivative. Algebraic functions are differentiated by various rules of differentiation and applied problems are solved using the same rules. The concept of the differential and antiderivatives are used to develop the ideas of integration and various topics involving definite and indefinite integration will be discussed.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MATH1190
CoRequisites:

MECH2080 Engineering Design II

Description: This course continues the directions started in Engineering Design I, using similar methods to introduce new topics. A major project, including calculations and production drawings, will involve a linkage mechanism and a welded structure.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MECH2030, MECH2070
CoRequisites:

MECH2090 Mechanics of Materials (Advanced)

Description: This course expands on the concepts relevant to the stress/strain relationship covered in the introductory Mechanics of Materials course. The stresses produced by axial, bending, direct shear, torsion and transverse shear, are determined. The normal procedures used to combine stresses and develop principal stresses are studied. Beam deflection, statically indeterminate beams, column buckling and bolted connections strength are also analyzed.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MECH2030
CoRequisites:

Level 7
COOP3070 Co-op Work Term III (Design and Analysis)

Description: This course will provide students with college-approved work experience in a manufacturing environment. This course will increase the student's understanding of employer expectations with regards to attitudinal, practical, and academic skills. These skill areas will be improved during the work term while the student responsibly performs the duties as defined in the job description, in accordance with course and program outcomes. Student development will be evaluated during and at the conclusion of the work experience.
Hours: 420
Credits: 14
Pre-Requisites: CDEV1020
CoRequisites:

Level 8
IFME3010 Mechanics and Dynamics of Fluids

Description: This introductory course in fluid mechanics deals with the basic principles of fluid mechanics and their applications. Topics covered are: fluid properties, fluid statics, flow of incompressible fluids (both pipe flow and basic aerodynamics).
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: MATH1190
CoRequisites:

MECH3040 Engineering Design III

Description: This course is an advanced study in design of mechanical elements such as links, shafts, flywheels, springs, beams, pressure vessels and preloaded fasteners, taking into account stress concentrations, materials, shocks and repeated loads, combined stresses and failure criteria. The student will determine the loads and stresses on these mechanical elements.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MECH2090
CoRequisites:

MECH3050 Computer Aided Stress Analysis

Description: This course involves structural, thermal and vibration analysis of mechanical components using the computer software package ANSYS. The major characteristics of this program are discussed and applied to produce finite element models which are analyzed for deflection, load, stress, thermal distribution and frequency harmonics. The program will be used to optimize the design stress and weight of simple components. Computer generated models will be either created in ANSYS or imported from 3rd party packages.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MECH2090
CoRequisites:

MECH3070 Thermodynamics I

Description: This course introduces the fundamental concepts of Thermodynamics and their applications. Topics covered are: thermometry, heat and work, first and second law of thermodynamics, steady flow applications, entropy, thermal efficiency, and properties of liquids and gases.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MECH3190 Engineering Project and Report - A

Description: The student is required to complete a major design project, individually or as part of a team. The course simulates as closely as possible the mechanical technologist's activities in a design environment. The student must develop or expand skills in planning, scheduling, problem solving, analysis and evaluation. A blend of self-direction and team skills must be employed and emphasis is placed on communication skills. Final submission of all design work and layout drawings with Bill of Material.
Hours: 75
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites: MECH2080, MECH2090
CoRequisites:

Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours
Level 9
CNTR3060 Electrical Machines and Controls

Description: This course introduces the student to D.C. motors and also three phase and single phase A.C. motors, their types, physical arrangements, basic theory, speed - torque and load characteristics, applications and controls including protection. Transformers are examined regarding types, physical construction, basic theory and applications. Continuing with contactors, relays, circuit breakers, sensors, transducers and actuators the student is given an overview of digital logic control. Programmable logic controllers and automatic control systems are also discussed. The student performs laboratory experiments throughout to verify classroom theory.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites: EECE2330
CoRequisites:

ECON1041 Engineering Economics

Description: Contemporary engineering professionals are widely recognized as principal decision makers who have to decide among alternatives with respect to expected costs and benefits, while taking into account strategic and policy issues affecting their corporations. The course is based on thorough develop and understanding of the concept of the time value of money, cash flow analysis, present and future worth analyses, depreciation and financial accounting, effects of inflation, income taxes and marketing goals.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

IENG3030 Industrial Engineering

Description: This course studies various methods of calculating the standard time for a process. Motion and time study theory and a pre-determined time study system (Basic MOST) are used to derive the standard time. The importance of accurate standard times on manufacturing decisions is discussed. Industrial ergonomics, work station layout and design, project management, charting techniques, effort rating, worker allowances, labour relations and learning curve theory are studied. The theory and techniques of implementing a lean production system, Goldratts' theory of constraints and optimized production technology (OPT) are studied.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MECH3065 Mechanics of Machines

Description: This course investigates the effects of motion and forces on components of a machine. Velocity analyses are produced for, mechanisms, cam/follower systems, and gear trains. The resultant accelerations and forces are determined for, machine links, cam/follower systems and rotating shafts.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MECH2080, MECH2090
CoRequisites:

MECH3080 Thermodynamics II

Description: This course is a continuation of Thermodynamics I and deals with more advanced aspects of macroscopic thermodynamics covering the production, transfer, transportation and utilization of thermal energy through the study of gas mixtures, power cycles, refrigeration and heat transfer.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: MECH3070
CoRequisites:

MECH3200 Engineering Project and Report - B

Description: The student is required to complete a major design project, individually or as part of a team. The course simulates as closely as possible the mechanical technologist's activities in a design environment. The student must develop or expand skills in planning, scheduling, problem solving, analysis and evaluation. A blend of self-direction and team skills must be employed and emphasis is placed on communication skills. Final report of all calculations and technical drawings is followed by an oral presentation.
Hours: 75
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites: MECH3190
CoRequisites:

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