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|Discipline and Nbr:
BEG MACHINE TOOL TECH||
Beginning Machine Tool Technology
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||1.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||17.50
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||3.00||8 min.||Lab Scheduled||52.50
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||4.00|| ||Contact Total||70.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 35.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00||
Introduction to theory and practices of machining processes. Includes use and care of the lathe, mill, drill press, and common hand tools, and the measurement and layout of metal for producing a machine part to print specifications. Also recommended for students in related vocational areas.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Introduction to theory and practices of machining processes. Use and care of the lathe, mill, drill press and common hand tools; measurement and layout of metal for producing machine parts to print specifications.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
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. Trace the development of the history and methods of machine tool
2. Identify and use common shop safety practices and equipment to prevent
shop safety hazards.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the theory of machining as applied to machine
4. Recognize and predict changes in the properties of metal when exposed
to machine tool techniques.
5. Identify and describe applications of common mechanical hardware and
hand tools found in the machine shop.
6. Read and interpret common detail drawings found in a machine shop.
7. Calculate and set appropriate angles for grinding a tool bit.
8. Describe set-up, operation, and safety procedures for the pedestal
9. Select the correct feeds and speeds for commonly used materials.
10. Describe the tools and methods of metrology/dimensional measurement.
11. Identify and describe the important components, controls, and
functions of vertical and horizontal milling machines.
12. Compare and contrast three basic drill press types and explain their
differences and primary uses.
13. Classify types of saws and describe their uses.
14. Calculate cutting speeds and feeds for a variety of machining
15. Identify common methods of measurement conversions.
16. Identify the most important parts of the lathe, drill, and mill and
describe the function of each relative to producing parts on manually
17. Identify realistic career objectives in machine tool technology.
Topics and Scope
I. History of Machine Tooling
A. Development of technologies
B. Development of power sources
II. Machine Tool Theory
A. Common manufacturing materials and processes
B. Properties of metals
III. Shop Safety
A. Tool bit grinding procedures and clearances
B. Calculating and setting angles
C. Pedestal grinder
V. Lathes/Turning Machines
D. Parts and functions
E. Types of machines
VI. Blueprint Reading and Interpretation
VII. Metrology/Dimensional Measurement
A. Types of measuring instruments
B. Scales and rules
D. Height gage and vernier-scale
VIII. Milling Machines
A. Vertical mills
B. Horizontal mills
C. Components, controls, and functions
F. Tooling operations
IX. Drill Presses
E. Drill speeds
H. Drill bits
XI. Hand Tools
A. File types
XII. Careers in Machine Tool Technology
A. Career options
B. Workplace ethics
1. Reading from assigned text, approximately 15 pages/week.
2. Weekly quizzes based on reading.
3. Lab projects related to creating hand and machine tool components.
Projects will be graded for skill demonstration and problem solving and
a. on a lathe, produce a hand tool by manufacturing parts & components;
b. set up a mill and mill a metal plate from a blueprint;
c. grind a tool bit, calculating and setting appropriate angles.
4. Compile a lab notebook of course notes and handouts.
5. Organize workspace and clean-up lab area.
6. Final written and performance exams.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 20%
|Compile a lab notebook.||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
20 - 30%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 30%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
20 - 30%
|Attendance, organization, and clean-up.||
Machine Tool Practices, Kibbe, R., Neely, D., and White, W. 9th edition,
Instructor prepared materials.