Catalog 2017-2018 
    Feb 27, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MACH 115 Introduction to CNC Machining

4 credits
This course will introduce the fundamental concepts of CNC machining through the creation of projects. The student will learn to hand write G and M code, safely set-up and operate a CNC mill, and complete machined parts to the shop standard.

Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher) and MATH 087  (or placement into MATH 098  or higher) or instructor permission

Corequisites: MACH 116, MACH 131, and MACH 133

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

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

  • Identify the different types of machine tools
  • Identify the different axis of motion in a cnc machine
  • Demonstrate proper setup and operation of machine tools
  • Modify G and M code at the machine control
  • Analyze and correct any error messages
  • Create G and M code that will safely and efficiently create parts
  • Predict the next movement of the machine by reading the code
  • Memorize G and M codes

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