Machining Technology
BASIC GENERAL MACHINING PROCESSES
MACH 111
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application in general shop safety, safe practices and dangers of a machine shop environment. Demonstrations of proper use of micrometers and measurement tools. Procedures for deburring parts. Types of drill bits and their uses. Drill bit sharpening. Use of bandsaws and bandsaw blade welders. [GE]
BASIC ENGINE LATHE PROCESSES I
MACH 112
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application of engine lathe nomenclature and safety. Calculate speeds and feeds for use with an engine lathe. Setup and operation of engine lathe for the basic operations of turning, facing and drilling. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MACH 111 or concurrent enrollment in MACH 111. [GE]
BASIC VERTICAL MILLING PROCESSES I
MACH 113
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application using nomenclature and safety for the vertical mill. Setup indicators and edge finders. Operations to include squaring of a work piece, drilling and reaming holes in various materials. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MACH 111 or concurrent enrollment in MACH 111. [GE]
BASIC SURFACE GRINDER PROCESSES I
MACH 121
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practice to safely use the surface grinders. Instruction of nomenclature for surface grinders. The use and care of handtools for inspection and setup of the surface grinder. Identify and safely use grinding wheels. Setup workpiece and grind material parallel. Prerequisite: MACH 111. [GE]
BASIC ENGINE LATHE PROCESSES II
MACH 122
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practice to use engine lathe for turning material both concentric and straight, creating square shoulders, and facing a part. Drilling with the tailstock. Cutting external UNF and UNC threads. The use and care of taps. Prerequisite: MACH 111 and MACH 112. [GE]
BASIC VERTICAL MILLING PROCESSES II
MACH 123
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application using the vertical mill for drilling procedures, squaring of a workpiece, and reaming operations. Practice in machine setups to complete these operations. Prerequisite: MACH 111 and MACH 113. [GE]
BASIC SURFACE GRINDER PROCESSES II
MACH 131
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application using the surface grinder to grind a workpiece flat and parallel, setup and operation to dress various shapes on grinding wheels. Prerequisite: MACH 111 and MACH 121. [GE]
BASIC ENGINE LATHE PROCESSES III
MACH 132
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application using the engine lathe with four jaw chucks, cutting multiple start and acme threads. Use of formulas and different methods for cutting tapers. Prerequisite: MACH 111, MACH 112 and MACH 122. [GE]
BASIC VERTICAL MILLING PROCESSES III
MACH 133
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application using the vertical milling machine with an indexing head. Application of form cutting tools, keyway cutters, and face milling. Prerequisite: MACH 111, MACH 113 and MACH 123 [GE]
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
MACH 199
1 - 5 Credits
165 hours of clinical
Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, HDEV 195, 198, or 200 required. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
ADVANCED SURFACE GRINDER PROCESSES III
MACH 211
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application for the surface grinder using angle blocks and plates for grinding edges and vertical surfaces. Prerequisite: MACH 111, MACH 121, and MACH 131. [GE]
ADVANCED ENGINE LATHE PROCESSES IV
MACH 212
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application of advanced engine lathe processes. Cutting of long workpieces using steady rests and follow rests. Prerequisite: MACH 111, MACH 112, MACH 122 and MACH 132. [GE]
ADVANCED CNC MILLING SETUP AND OPERATION
MACH 213
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Setup and operation of the Haas vertical mill. Creating and editing numerical control programs for Haas vertical mill. Prerequisite: MACH 111. [GE]
SURFACE GRINDER AND PROCESSES II
MACH 221
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Using the surface grinder to produce angles and shapes with sine vises, angle plates and fixtures. Prerequisite: MACH 111, 121, 131, and 211. [GE]
CNC LATHE SETUP AND OPERATION
MACH 222
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application for the safe setup and operation of Okkuma CNC lathe. Produce and edit NC programs on the CNC lathe. Prerequisite: MACH 111. [GE]
CNC MILL MASTER CAM PROGRAMMING AND MACHINING
MACH 223
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Use cam software (Mastercam) to produce CNC programs for Haas vertical mill using 2-D and 3-D geometry. Prerequisite: MACH 111 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
ADVANCED MACHINING TECHNOLOGY PROCESSES
MACH 226
10 Credits
55 hours of lecture - 110 hours of lab
Individual projects. Three to five industrial tours. Concurrent enrollment in MACH 225 required. Prerequisite: MACH 224 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
ADVANCED EDM PROCESSES
MACH 231
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Instruction and practical application for setup and operation of the electrical discharge machine using overburn charts. Using manufacturer's charts to determine electrode material. Prerequisite: MACH 111. [GE]
ADVANCED CNC LATHE PROGRAMMING
MACH 232
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Advanced CAM programming using Mastercam to produce CNC programs for Okkuma CNC lathe. Prerequisite: MACH 111 and MACH 222. [GE]
ADVANCED MILLING 3D PROGRAMMING & MACHINING
MACH 233
5 Credits
22 hours of lecture - 66 hours of lab
Advanced CAM programming for the vertical mill using Mastercam to produce CNC programs by using solids and surfaces. Prerequisite: MACH 111 and MACH 222. [GE]
ELEMENTARY METALLURGY
MACH 235
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Introduction to physical metallurgy, oriented towards the machinist trade. Covers destructive and non-destructive testing, steel manufacturing and its classification, identification methods, alloy steel, cast and wrought iron, heat treating. Concurrent enrollment in MACH 236 required. Cannot receive credit for MTEC 235 and WELD 235 and MACH 235. [GE]
ELEMENTARY METALLURGY LAB
MACH 236
2 Credits
44 hours of lab
Application of concepts and topics covered in MACH 235, including metallography, heat treatment, and testing of materials. Concurrent enrollment in MACH 235 required. Cannot receive credit for MTEC 236 and WELD 236 and MACH 236. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
MACH 280
1 - 5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Selected topics in Machining as listed in the quarterly class schedule. Repeatable for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
MACH 290
1 - 6 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]