Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

SMP 20 - Hand Tool And Machine Processes

  • Prerequisite: ENG 19 and/or ENG 21, OR ESL 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23; MATH 9, OR Placement in MATH 24/50/53
  • Co-requisite: SMP 21 & 22 & 23

SMP majors only. Develop skills and safety practices in the use of hand tools and machines. The techniques of soldering, drilling, punching, riveting, seaming, and other tools and machine operations. The characteristics and uses of sheet metal, supplies, fastening devices and plastics.

2 hrs. lect.; 6 hrs. lab. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of SMP 20, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and properly use personal safety equipment
  • Understand the need for safety equipment in the shop & field
  • Show proper use and care of sheet metal hand tools
  • Identify the proper use, care, and safety concerns of shop equipment
  • Identify the different gauges of sheet metal, forming methods, and connection processes after layout
  • Identification and installation of common fasteners used in sheet metal work

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