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Overview

Classroom Option

Tuesday
April 4
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Lunch included

$295.00

Contact:

Christa Sterling
csterling@ccsu.edu
860-832-2277

Manufacturing Math

This class uses practical shop floor examples to provide greater confidence in understanding the mathematics which are the foundation of many of the manufacturing processes and specification in use.

Details

Curriculum

Dimensions, Tolerances, Forces, Stresses, Torque: Manufacturing Quality and Operations Fundamentals use numbers for Specification, Measurement and Process Control. This class uses practical shop floor examples to provide greater confidence in understanding the mathematics which are the foundation of many of the manufacturing processes and specification in use.

Topics include:

Counting Numbers: Inch and Metric Systems
Shapes (Geometry): Example Hex, Square, Cylindrical
Functional Relationships (Algebra): Areas, Volumes, Density, Part Weight
Angular Relationships (Trigonometry): Perpendicularity and other Angles, Rise and Run, X,Y,Z Coordinates.
Non-Linear Relationships: Simple and Complex Curves, Angular and Rectilinear Location.

Who Should Enroll
Instructor

Mr. Jim Speck, P.E.

Jim Speck has provided technical training including Blueprint Reading to a wide range of industrial and commercial personnel. Jim is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut and has held technical and management positions with the Holo-Krome Company, Crescent Manufacturing and the Johnson Gage Company. Jim is the author Mechanical Fastening, Joining and Assembly, 1st and 2nd editions. He completed an apprenticeship at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and holds degrees from Drexel University and the Hartford Graduate Center.

Location

Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06053
Room: TBD

Testimonials

Awesome class, thank you! Spring, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to teach us and helping us with answers. Spring, 2021

Mr. Speck is a great instructor. Highly recommended. Fall, 2019

Kept the attention of the class by relating content to real world experiences. Fall, 2019

Presents material in a clear and concise manner. Mr. Speck was an outstanding professor. The most knowledgeable man I’ve ever met. Fall, 2019

Great class! Great instructor! Spring, 2019

The book and material covered were very relevant and helpful to my work experience. Jim was an excellent and knowledgeable professor. Spring, 2019