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Fundamentals of Fundraising

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Community & Workforce Programs


“The Fundamentals of Fundraising,”  a certificate program designed for nonprofit administrators, fundraising professionals, volunteers with fundraising responsibility or anyone who wants to learn more about philanthropy, will be offered this Spring at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, in collaboration with the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Who should take this course?

DOE for Injection Molding

  • Overview of the Validation Process
  • IQ, PQ, & OQ
  • When to use DOEs
  • Preparing for the DOE
  • Setting up the initial process
  • Determining factors and factor levels
  • Determining sample size
  • Screening Designs
  • Fractional Factorials
  • Two level designs
  • Replications versus repetitions
  • Foldovers
  • Center points
  • Response Surface Designs
  • When three level designs are needed
  • Central composite

Injection Molding Principles

1. Overview of the Injection Molding Cycle

  • The injection unit
  • The clamp
  • The mold

2. Injection Control

  • The feedback loop
  • Charting pressure and velocity
  • Utilizing velocity-controlled filling
  • Pressure limited velocity

3. Plastics Flow During Injection Molding

  • The worm analogy
  • Laminar flow and fountain flow
  • Effects of temperature, pressure, and molecular weight

4. Shrinkage and Volume Changes

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Update (Online)

Instructor: Donald Day

Fee: $249

Course Outline: 

This is an online course with no date restrictions. Enroll anytime!

Changes to the dimensioning and tolerancing standard have affected the meaning and preparation of engineering drawings. This seminar will explain the changes/additions to ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard and reasons for these changes. You will have the opportunity to refresh your knowledge of GD&T and review applications of concepts.

Seminar Outline:

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