Machining (MAC)

  • Machining Technology I

    MAC-111, Lecture: 2, Lab: 12, Credits: 6
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces machining operations as they relate to the metalworking industry. Topics include machine shop safety, measuring tools, lathes, drilling machines, saws, milling machines, bench grinders, and layout instruments. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform the basic operations of measuring, layout, drilling, sawing, turning, and milling.

  • Machining Technology II

    MAC-112, Lecture: 2, Lab: 12, Credits: 6
    Spring 2019 | Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides additional instruction and practice in the use of precision measuring tools, lathes, milling machines, and grinders. Emphasis is placed on setup and operation of machine tools including the selection and use of work holding devices, speeds, feeds, cutting tools, and coolants. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic procedures on precision grinders and advanced operations of measuring, layout, drilling, sawing, turning, and milling.

  • Machining Technology III

    MAC-113, Lecture: 2, Lab: 12, Credits: 6
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides an introduction to advanced and special machining operations. Emphasis is placed on working to specified tolerances with special and advanced setups. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a part to specifications.

  • Introduction to Metrology

    MAC-114, Lecture: 2, Credits: 2
    Spring 2019 | Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the care and use of precision measuring instruments. Emphasis is placed on the inspection of machine parts and use of a wide variety of measuring instruments. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the correct use of measuring instruments.

  • Grinding Operations

    MAC-115, Lecture: 2, Lab: 2, Credits: 3
    Spring 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces surface and cylindrical grinding in the toolroom. Topics include safety and the basic setup and operation of surface and cylindrical grinding machines. Upon completion, students should be able to grind steps, slots, angles, radii, dress grinding wheels, and square blocks.

  • Introduction to CNC

    MAC-121, Lecture: 2, Credits: 2
    Spring 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine tools. Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage.

  • CNC Turning

    MAC-122, Lecture: 1, Lab: 3, Credits: 2
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of CNC turning centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC turning centers.

  • CNC Milling

    MAC-124, Lecture: 1, Lab: 3, Credits: 2
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces the manual programming, setup, and operation of CNC machining centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC machining centers.

  • Machining Applications II

    MAC-142, Lecture: 2, Lab: 6, Credits: 4
    Spring 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides instruction in the wide variety of processes associated with machining. Topics include safety, equipment set-up, holding fixtures, tooling, cutting speeds and depths, metal properties, and proper finishes. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate advanced machining operations, accurately measure components, and produce accurate components with a proper finish.

  • Machining Applications III

    MAC-143, Lecture: 2, Lab: 6, Credits: 4
    Fall 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides instruction in the field of advanced machining. Emphasis is placed on creating complex components, close-tolerance machining, precise measurement, and proper equipment usage. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to produce an accurately machined component with a quality finish using the proper machining process.

  • Machining Calculations

    MAC-151, Lecture: 1, Lab: 2, Credits: 2
    Fall 2019 | Spring 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course introduces basic calculations as they relate to machining occupations. Emphasis is placed on basic calculations and their applications in the machine shop. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic shop calculations.

  • Advanced CNC Turning

    MAC-222, Lecture: 1, Lab: 3, Credits: 2
    Spring 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers advanced methods in setup and operation of CNC turning centers. Emphasis is placed on programming and production of complex parts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in programming, operations, and setup of CNC turning centers.

  • Advanced CNC Milling

    MAC-224, Lecture: 1, Lab: 3, Credits: 2
    Spring 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course covers advanced methods in setup and operation of CNC machining centers. Emphasis is placed on programming and production of complex parts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in programming, operations, and setup of CNC machining centers.

  • CNC Programming

    MAC-229, Lecture: 2, Credits: 2
    Spring 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    This course provides concentrated study in advanced programming techniques for working with modern CNC machine tools. Topics include custom macros and subroutines, canned cycles, and automatic machining cycles currently employed by the machine tool industry. Upon completion, students should be able to program advanced CNC functions while conserving machine memory.