Plastics Manufacturing Systems Engineering

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Course No: PLAS.6060-061; SIS Class Nbr: 14584; SIS Term: 2930
Course Status: Open Added 11/5/19

Course Description

The course provides guidance about plastics manufacturing as an integrated system with broadly applicable analysis in three areas: 1) machinery, 2) controls, and 3) operations. The machinery topics include heating/cooling, hydraulics/pneumatics, electric drives, and sensors. The controls topics include signal conditioning, data acquisition, machine controllers, and related control laws. The operations topics include process characterization, process optimization, quality control, and automation. The course is developed to support plastics processing engineers and others involved with plastics manufacturing who are performing process development, research, and machine design.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Christine Santagate
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2020: Jan 21 to Apr 05
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1770
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.S. in Engineering Management, Graduate Certificate in Plastics Engineering Fundamentals

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