SRJC Course Outlines

8/19/2022 8:00:15 AMMACH 51.1A Course Outline as of Fall 2022

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MACH 51.1ATitle:  BEG MACHINE TOOL TECH  
Full Title:  Beginning Machine Tool Technology
Last Reviewed:2/28/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.2517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled39.38
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled2.258 min.Lab Scheduled39.38
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.50 Contact Total78.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  78.75Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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:  MACH 51A

Catalog Description:
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In this course, students will learn the theory and practices of machining and advanced manufacturing processes, including the history and role of machining in today's society. Students will use and maintain the lathe, mill, drill press, and common hand tools. Students will learn precision measurement and layout of metal for producing a machined part to print specifications and determining speed and feed calculations, drill-press operations, lathe operations (turning and threading), and mill setup and operation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this course, students will learn the theory and practices of machining and advanced manufacturing processes, including the history and role of machining in today's society. Students will use and maintain the lathe, mill, drill press, and common hand tools. Students will learn precision measurement and layout of metal for producing a machined part to print specifications and determining speed and feed calculations, drill-press operations, lathe operations (turning and threading), and mill setup and operation.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
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:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
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. Machine a thread to industry specifications
2. Determine high and low limits for a manufactured part
 
3. Perform a milling operation to blueprint specifications
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during this course students will:
1.   Trace the development of the history and methods of machine tool technology.
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 tool techniques.
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 and blueprints found in a machine shop.
7.   Identify and set appropriate angles for cutting tools.
8.   Describe set-up, operation, and safety procedures for the pedestal grinder.
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 processes.
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 operated machines.
17. Identify realistic career objectives in machine tool technology.

Topics and Scope
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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. Practices
    B. Equipment
    C. Professionalism
IV. Grinding
    A. Tool bit grinding procedures and clearances
    B. Calculating and setting angles
    C. Pedestal grinder (care, safety, set-up and use)
V. Lathes/Turning Machines
    A. Use
    B. Safety
    C. Set-ups
    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
    C. Micrometer
    D. Height gage and vernier-scale
VIII. Milling Machines
    A. Vertical mills
    B. Horizontal mills
    C. Components, controls, and functions
    D. Care
    E. Safety
    F. Tooling operations
    G. Set-up
    H. Feeds
    I. Speeds
    J. Revolutions per minute (RPM)
IX. Drill Presses
    A. Types
    B. Care
    C. Safety
    D. Uses
    E. Drill speeds
    F. Feeds
    G. RPM
    H. Drill bits
         1. sharpening
         2. nomenclature
X. Saws
    A. Types
    B Care
    C. Safety
    D. Set-up
    E. Uses
XI. Hand Tools
    A. File types
    B. Hammers
    C. Hacksaws
    D. Safety
    E. Vises
XII. Careers in Machine Tool Technology
    A. Career options
    B. Workplace ethics
    C. Professionalism
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-related Assignments
1. Weekly reading (15-20 pages)
2. Weekly quizzes based on reading
3. One midterm
4. Final exam
 
Lab-related Assignments:
1. Hand and machine tool projects (3-5).
2. Lab documentation (course notes, handouts, process plans and inspection sheets)
3. Organize workspace and clean-up lab area (professionalism)

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%
Lab documentation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Hand and machine tool projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Hand and machine tool projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes, midterm, final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Professionalism, participation, organization, and clean-up


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Precision Machining Technology. 3rd ed.  Hoffman, Peter and Hopewell, Eric. Cengage. 2019
Instructor prepared materials.

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