SRJC Course Outlines

5/5/2021 10:53:25 PMMACH 80A Course Outline as of Fall 2020

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MACH 80ATitle:  CNC MACHINE I  
Full Title:  Computer Numeric Control Machining I
Last Reviewed:2/24/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum5.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum5.00Lab Scheduled4.008 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total8.00 Contact Total140.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 280.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to theoretical and operational characteristics of the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools. Integration of Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD), design, and programming for Computer Aided Machining (CAM) of machine parts on the CNC machine tools. Applicable to entry-level computer numeric control machine tools operators.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in MACH 51A


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of CS 5

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to theoretical and operational characteristics of the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools. Integration of Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD), design, and programming for Computer Aided Machining (CAM) of machine parts on the CNC machine tools. Applicable to entry-level computer numeric control machine tools operators.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in MACH 51A
Recommended:Course Completion of CS 5
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1995Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Write a program using General Function (G) & Miscellaneous Function (M) code and safely run the program on a CNC machine
2. Explain the difference between G&M codes
3. Describe the types of turning tools used in CNC lathes
4. Describe the types of cutting tools used in CNC machining centers
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Practice the safe use of tools and machines
2. Compare and contrast manual and CNC machine operations
3. Relate the theory of CNC machine operation to machining processes
4. Generate two-dimensional geometric images for CNC machining projects using CAD
    software
5. Using a drafted image, write and interpret G&M code for machining a part on a CNC machine
6. Troubleshoot code for incorrectly machined parts
7. Calculate cutting speeds and feed speeds for various CNC machining operations
8. Select appropriate cutting tools for machining to CAD specifications
9. Diagnose basic problems faced in the operation of the CNC machines

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction
    A. Shop safety
    B. Print reading and working drawings
    C. Shop orientation and machine identification-facility layout
II. Basic CNC Operations
    A. Manual vs. CNC operations
         1. Use
         2. Capabilities
         3. Theoretical and operational characteristics
    B. CNC Accessories
    C. Cutting tools
         1. Characteristics
         2. Design
         3. Machining parameters
    D. Production methods
III. Materials
    A. Types
    B. Properties
IV. CAD for CNC machines
    A. Design for manufacturing
    B. Generating a two-dimensional image
V. CNC Machining
    A. CNC theory
    B. Writing G&M code (programming) for the CNC machines
         1. Translating a 2-dimensional image into G&M code
         2. Troubleshooting code
    C. CNC operation
    D. Production methods
VI. Other CNC Programs
 
All topics covered in lecture and lab

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Reading, 10-15 pages per week
2. Quizzes; final exam
 
Lecture- and Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Write G&M code for machining a part from CAD drawing(s)
 
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Performance exams: demonstrate proper set-up and operating procedure for the CNC machine
2. Complete CAD exercises and produce 2-dimensional drawings for CNC machining
3. Manufacture projects on the CNC machine from shop drawings

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
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 45%
Performance exams, lab projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes; final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Professionalism


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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CNC Programming Handbook. 3rd ed. Smid, Peter. Industrial Press, Inc. 2007 (classic)

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