METS1110 Manufacturing Fundamentals III (Bridge Course)

This course is designed for M-Powered students to bridge into diploma-granting programs successfully. All the topics covered in the earlier classes are explored with emphasis on more advanced knowledge and skills development in the areas of print reading, mathematics, and quality assurance.




METS1105 or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Interpret graphs
Solve statistical problems
Distinguish print lines, views and angle projections
Illustrate print views
Solve shop math problems
Identify dimensioning, symbols and callouts
Interpret math symbols and definitions
Calculate tolerance on prints
Solve algebraic problems
Identify mechanical hardware
Arrange parts
Produce square and drilled parts
Identify milling, turning and grinding operations
Construct an aseptic work area in a controlled environment
Characterize the impact of regulations on medical device manufacturers
Outline the requirements of ISO 13485 (International Organization for Standardization)
Compare 21 CFR 820 (Code of Federal Regulations) and ISO 13485
Analyze "mock" audit situations

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details