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CTE/Technology & Engineering Education Curriculum
Project Lead The Way "Computer Integrated Manufacturing"
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Core Standards of the Course

Standard 1
Students will use 3-D software for mass property analysis.

Objective 1
Demonstrate the ability to store, retrieve copy, and output drawing files depending upon system setup.

Objective 2
Utilize instructor identified 2-D computer sketching functions.

Objective 3
Incorporate various coordinate systems in the construction of 2-D geometrical shapes.

Objective 4
Calculate the x and y coordinates given a radius and angle.

Objective 5
Produce 2-D sketches using available sketching features.

Objective 6
Apply editing techniques to produce accurate sketches.

Objective 7
Understand and apply sketch constraints.

Objective 8
Analyze drawings with appropriate inquiry functions.

Objective 9
Define sketched objects with dimensions and geometric constraints.

Objective 10
Apply necessary sketched features to generate a solid model.

Objective 11
Demonstrate the application and modifying of placed features.

Objective 12
Develop multi-view drawings such as top, front, right side, isometric, section, and auxiliary views from the solid model.

Objective 13
Demonstrate the proper application of annotations and reference dimensions while conforming to established drafting standards.

Objective 14
Update model and drawing views using revision specification sheets provided by the instructor.

Objective 15
Create assembly models through the integration of individual parts and sub-assemblies.

Objective 16
Generate an assembly drawing, which include Views, Balloons, and Bill of Materials (BOM).

Objective 17
Recognize the wide array of industry-wide prototyping methods in use.

Objective 18
Identify the need for rapid-prototyping.

Objective 19
Prepare a prototype model from a drawing database.


Standard 2
Students will develop an understanding of the operating procedures and programming capabilities of machine tools.

Objective 1
Explain the history of Computer Controlled Machines charting the growth of NC and how it has been implemented into Private Industry.

Objective 2
Explain how the application of CNC machines has impacted manufacturing.

Objective 3
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of CNC Machining.

Objective 4
Chart the evolution of machine tools, controllers, and software used in programmable machines.

Objective 5
Explore career opportunities and educational requirements within the field of programmable machines.

Objective 6
Identify the axis relative to various CNC machines.

Objective 7
Contrast open and closed loop control systems.

Objective 8
Identify the types of drive systems used in CNC machines.

Objective 9
Use the CNC control program to indicate the machine position and then contrast that position to the relative position of the part origin (PRZ).

Objective 10
Identify and explain the function of the major components of a CNC machine tool.

Objective 11
Apply various work holding devices commonly used for CNC machining.

Objective 12
Identify various types of tool changes used in CNC machine tools.

Objective 13
Define the three primary axes used in CNC machining and explore the remaining axes used in advanced machining.

Objective 14
Explain the importance of cutting tool materials and how they affect the speed and feed rates used by machine tools.

Objective 15
Examine different types of tool holding devices used in CNC machine tools.

Objective 16
Select appropriate cutting tools to efficiently, safely and accurately cut parts using a CNC machine.

Objective 17
Understand the difference between reference and position points.

Objective 18
Understand that CNC machine movements are identified by axes.

Objective 19
Understand that the axis system is a worldwide standard for machine movement.

Objective 20
Be able to plot points using absolute, relative (incremental) and polar coordinates.

Objective 21
Identify Significant Points on geometric shapes (ex. Center point, end point).

Objective 22
Identify the optimum location for the Program Reference Zero (PRZ) point.

Objective 23
Identify the three categories of machine movement: straight line, curved line, and nonregular shape.

Objective 24
Complete a preliminary planning sheet to identify necessary work holding devices, cutting tools, reference points, machining sequences and safe operation.

Objective 25
Define the term “Alphanumeric Coding.”

Objective 26
Define the term “G codes.”

Objective 27
Define the term “M code.”

Objective 28
Identify the three sections of a program; Initial Commands, Program Body, and Program End.

Objective 29
Write a basic NC part program using necessary G and M codes including remarks that describe the function of each code.

Objective 30
Explore the advantages and disadvantages of shop floor programming as well as off line programming.

Objective 31
Create a simple NC part program using a text editor and a CAM package.

Objective 32
Employ a CAD/CAM/CNC software solution to create a part.

Objective 33
Analyze, identify and correct errors found in NC part program files.

Objective 34
Use simulation software to graphically verify NC program operation.

Objective 35
Perform a “Dry Run” to verify the machine setup and program operation.

Objective 36
Demonstrate the ability to safely setup, maintain and operate a CNC machine center using appropriate documentation and procedures.

Objective 37
Analyze part geometry to select appropriate cutting tools and fixturing devices needed to create the part using a CNC machine.

Objective 38
Setup and edit the tool library of a CNC control program providing offset values and tool geometry.

Objective 39
Calculate and verify appropriate spindle speeds and feed rates specific to each cutting tool utilized in an NC part program.

Objective 40
Safely and accurately fixture a part in a CNC machine and set the program reference zero (PRZ).

Objective 41
Verify NC part programs using a simulation software before machining the part on a CNC device.

Objective 42
List and demonstrate all possible methods of disabling a CNC machine in the event of an emergency.

Objective 43
Follow a safety checklist prior to running an NC part program on a CNC machine.

Objective 44
Operate a CNC machine to cut a part to specifications.


Standard 3
Students will convert computer-generated geometry into a program to direct the operation of CNC machine tools.

Objective 1
Measure using standards and metric systems.

Objective 2
Convert measurements between metric and standard inch systems.

Objective 3
Read technical drawings identifying and understand the dimensional tolerances and limits.

Objective 4
Make precision measurements to the degree of accuracy required by plan specification using appropriate instruments.

Objective 5
Understand how comparison instruments can be used to check dimensions, compare shapes, indicate centers and check parallel surfaces.

Objective 6
Be aware of advanced and automated measurement systems that are applied in industry. (ex. Coordinate Measuring Systems, Digital Probes and Optical Scanners).

Objective 7
Be aware of the importance of precision measurement in SPC and quality control.

Objective 8
Define the acronym CAM and explain what the purpose of a CAM package is.

Objective 9
Demonstrate their ability to operate the user interface of a CAM package and access help using appropriate documentation and help screens.

Objective 10
Perform basic file operations using a CAM package such as saving, opening, printing an editing part program files.

Objective 11
Demonstrate an ability to import and export CAD files using a CAM package.

Objective 12
Setup a CAM package by editing the material and tool libraries, defining stock sizes, selecting the appropriate post processor and defining the units of measure to be used.

Objective 13
Apply the fundamental and advanced milling and turning procedures used in CAM packages.

Objective 14
Use a CAM package to generate and edit tool paths by applying appropriate machining processes to geometry from a CAD program.


Standard 4
Students will program robots to handle materials in assembly-line operations.

Objective 1
Explore the chronological development of automation leading to robotics.

Objective 2
Investigate career opportunities in the robotics career fields.

Objective 3
Demonstrate the development of robotics from Science Fiction.

Objective 4
Identify a minimum of four dangerous and repetitive jobs that robots are used for.

Objective 5
Formulate a definition of a robot.

Objective 6
Classify different types of Robots.

Objective 7
Evaluate the positive impact robots have on manufacturing.

Objective 8
Discuss the social implications of robots.

Objective 9
Identify and compare the four classifications of robots.

Objective 10
Investigate a classification of robot.

Objective 11
Design and build a working model of a robot.

Objective 12
Identify and report specifications and work envelopes of robots.

Objective 13
Identify and sketch the mechanical components to a robot.

Objective 14
Design and develop an end effector.

Objective 15
Demonstrate their understanding of the way end effectors are specific to a process.

Objective 16
Understand the various drive systems used in robotics and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Objective 17
Understand the basic components of robot controllers. Students will understand the basic components of robot controllers. (Control Systems)

Objective 18
Demonstrate an understanding of control techniques and computer situations.

Objective 19
Design and build a feed system with sensors.

Objective 20
Program a robot to perform several tasks.

Objective 21
Program a robot to solve a materials handling problem.

Objective 22
Recognize the need for end of arm tooling and how this tooling affects the robots operation.

Objective 23
Understand the necessity for specialty tooling applications in robotics.

Objective 24
Prepare and document a presentation on end of arm tooling.

Objective 25
Analyze and generate the solution to a robotic manufacturing problem.


Standard 5
Teams of students will design manufacturing work cells and tabletop factories to solve complex problems that arise in integrating multiple pieces of computer-controlled equipment.

Objective 1
Understand how the individual components of a flexible manufacturing system are interrelated.

Objective 2
Recognize the benefits and problems associated with CIM technology and how they affect the manufacturing process.

Objective 3
Identify some basic characteristics of a manufacturing operation that lend themselves to computer integrated manufacturing.

Objective 4
Identify some of the typical components and sub systems that make up an automated machining, assembly and process-type manufacturing operation.

Objective 5
Identify the three categories of CIM manufacturing systems.

Objective 6
Compare and contrast the benefits and drawbacks of the three categories of CIM manufacturing systems.

Objective 7
Recognize the working relationship between the CNC mill and the robot.

Objective 8
Identify the components of a FMS.

Objective 9
Identify and study the relationship between a CNC milling machine interface and a jointed arm robot interface through a communication handshaking process.

Objective 10
Explore the individual components used in selected CIM systems.

Objective 11
Analyze and select components for a CIM system for a specific industrial application.

Objective 12
Understand the various applications of a Programmable Logic Controller as related to its use in a CIM system.

Objective 13
Understand the difference between a PLC and a computer with interface.

Objective 14
Recognize and understand the necessary safety precautions associated with a fully automated CIM system.

Objective 15
Recognize and explain the significance of teamwork and communication when they combine the designs of the individual groups into a complete miniature FMS.

Objective 16
Demonstrate how their individual components work together to form a complete CIM system.

Objective 17
Assemble and test their individual component designs by integrating them into a complete miniature FMS built from the Fischertechnik models.


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