SRJC Course Outlines

5/19/2024 1:53:45 AMMACH 51B Course Outline as of Fall 2004

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  MACH 51BTitle:  ADV MACHINE TOOL TECH  
Full Title:  Advanced Machine Tool Technology
Last Reviewed:2/28/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Advanced machining processes involving the use and care of lathe, mill, drill, drill press, and common hand tools. Measurement, layout and heat treatment of metal. Application of processes in manufacturing and industry.

Course Completion of MACH 51.1A ( or MACH 51A)

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Advanced machining processes involving the use and care of lathe, mill, drill, drill press, and common hand tools. Measurement, layout and heat treatment of metal. Application of processes in manufacturing and industry.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MACH 51.1A ( or MACH 51A)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Safely operate a variety of machine tools without supervision.
2. Set up machines and produce machine parts independently.
3. Calculate speeds, feeds, and R.P.M.s for machining various metals.
4. Perform precision layouts using metrology layout tools.
5. Calculate and cut tapers and angles.
6. Determine tolerances according to manufacturing standards.
7. Measure, layout, and heat treat metal for fabrication.
8. Produce a machine or tool part per a blueprint.
9. "Finish" a part according to print-specified level.
10. Make calculations for gear production.
11. Measure and inspect gears.
12. Identify and locate information in text manuals used in industry.
13. Demonstrate professionalism in shop practices and procedures.

Topics and Scope
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I. Orientation and Safety
II. Materials and Processes
 A. Ferrous metals
 B. Non-ferrous metals
III. Calculations for Various Metals
 A. Feeds
 B. Speeds
 C. R.P.M. (revolutions per minute)
IV. Metrology Layout Tools
 A. Sine bars
 B. Ball bar
 C. Protractors
 D. Vernier height gages
 E. Surface gauge
 F. Optical alignment magnifier
V. Drills and Drilling Operations and Set-ups
 A. CSK (counter-sinks)
 B. Reams
 C. Taps and tap heads
VI. Advanced Lathe Operations
 A. Cutting tapers
 B. Cutting angles
 C. Chamfers
VII. Work Holding Devices Used on Lathes
 A. 4-jaw chucks
 B. Faces plates
 C. Collet chucks
 D. Turret lathes
VIII. Tool Use, Care, and Identification
 A. Ceramic cutting tools
 B. Carbide tooling and tool steels
 C. Form Tools
 D. Coolants
 E. Cutting fluids
IX. Cutting Tools
 A. Broaches
 B. Slotters
 C. Key way cutters
 D. Calculations
X. Mill Machine Characterization
 A. Accurate machining surfaces
 B. Finishes
 C. Limited tolerances
XI. G.D.T. (geometric dimensioning and tolerances)
 A. Applications for tolerances
 B. Allowances
 C. Precise fitting
 D. Manufacturing standards
XII. Abrasives
 A. Honing
 B. Capping
 C. Grinding
 D. Microfinishes
 E. Identifying finishes
 F. Levels of required finishes per print
XIII. Use and Care of Gear Cutting Machines and Cutters
 A. Gear terminology
 B. Calculations for gear production
 C. Measurement and inspection of gears
 D. Identifying wear
 E. Maintaining accuracy of gear components
   1. in production
   2. in use
XIV. Use and Care of Text Manuals Used in Industry
 A. Machinery handbooks
 B. ASTM (American Standards and Testing of Materials)
 C. A.S.M. (American Standards of Materials)
XV. Metrics
 A. Application
 B. Use of conversion tables used in industry
XVI. Professionalism

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Assignments may include:
1. Readings in assigned text, approximately 15-20 pages per week.
2. Lab projects will be graded for skill demonstration and problem solving
and may include:
a) Calculations of speeds and feeds.
b) Cut taper, angles, and chamfers.
c) Cut a Morris taper and verify angles with a sine bar and dial
d) Produce a gear from a blank.
e) Cut internal threads on a lathe using a boring bar.
3. Compile a notebook of lab notes and handouts.
4. Organize workspace and clean up lab area.
5. Quizzes, mid-term and final objective and performance exams.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Compile a notebook of lab notes and handouts.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Lab projects.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Participation, preparation, work habits , attitude.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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MACHINE TOOL PRACTICES, Richard Kibbe et al. Prentice Hall, 2003.

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