Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-614-174 055881 Models-Machine
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-614-174 MODELS-MACHINE ...moving models, preliminary through final prototype; plastic mechanisms, motions, characteristics, combinations, mechanical advantages, fits, clearances, threads, gears, levers, cams, motors, fasteners, and methods. (Prerequisite: 10-614-234, Molding Process/Tech; 10-614-138, CNC Machining-Advanced)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Applies safe practices in use of hand and power tool in the Model Shop.
  2. Schedule and prepare for course projects.
  3. Recognize that all mechanisms are combinations of basic machines.
  4. Proper mounting and use of wheels
  5. Select and correctly use levers, linkages and guadrants.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the variety of possible applications and obtainable actions of cams.
  7. Select and correctly use springs
  8. Select and correctly use motors.
  9. Recongize the many ingenious accomplishments achieved with combining mechanisms.