Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MACH 108 Fundamentals of Machining for Engineering

4 credits
Students will learn theoretical and practical knowledge of shop safety, machine tools, tool geometry, blueprints, speed and feeds, precision measuring, and basic shop math. This course is designed for engineering graphics majors.

Prerequisites: MATH 087 , ABED 046 , or equivalent placement scores, or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Use dial indicators
  • Read shop drawings and sketches
  • Grind and sharpen lathe tools
  • Perform precision measuring and layout
  • Use an engine lathe for basic turning and facing operations.
  • Apply general shop safety procedures
  • Use power and hand cutting tools
  • Select and sharpen drill bits
  • Accurately locate hole centers
  • Perform basic milling machine operations             
  • Ream, tap, countersink, and counter bore
  • Perform basic surface grinding 

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40