Academic Catalog 2020-2021

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Machine Tool Technology (MACH)

MACH 1050 — Intro and Safety   3 credit hours

Students who complete this course are able to discuss college and shop safety rules, demonstrate safe operation of equipment (a lathe, drill press, grinders, milling machines, shapers, and oxygen- acetylene welding) and apply basic first aid.

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture, Web

MACH 1080 — Bench Work   3 credit hours

Students in this course learn to identify and use layout tools, precision measuring tools, hand tools, metals, and grinding wheels; cut stock with hand and power hacksaws; and sharpen drill bits. Lab Fee

Schedule type: Independent Study

MACH 1120 — Basic Lathe   3 credit hours

This course covers the identification of types of lathes, their parts, and control period. Students calculate and adjust speeds and feeds. They also use cutting tools and work holding devices, turn between centers, drill and ream holes, and perform knurling, filing and polishing operations. Lab Fee

Schedule type: Independent Study

MACH 1150 — Basic Drill Press   2 credit hours

Students in this course learn the types of drill presses, parts and controls, calculate and adjust feeds and speeds, drill holes, bore holes with a radial drill press, countersink, counterbore, and spot face holes. Lab Fee

Schedule type: Independent Study

MACH 1450 — Forming and Shaping   3 credit hours

This course covers powdered metals and metalizing, hydraulic and arbor presses, and shapers. Lab Fee

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1150, MACH 1050, MACH 1080, MACH 1120, MACH 1150

Schedule type: Independent Study

MACH 1500 — Precision Grinding   2 credit hours

Students in this course grind machine parts and controls, perform wheel dressing and maintenance, learn the uses of a surface grinder, and perform precision grinding operations. Lab Fee

Schedule type: Independent Study

MACH 1600 — Milling Machine   3 credit hours

This course covers the identification of milling machine parts and controls. Students also calculate and adjust speeds and feeds, use cutting tools and work holding devices, cut keyways, and perform gang milling and indexing operations. Lab Fee

Schedule type: Independent Study