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|Discipline and Nbr:
INTRO CNC LATHE||
Introduction to Computer Numeric Control Lathe
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||5.00||Lecture Scheduled||4.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||70.00
|Minimum||5.00||Lab Scheduled||4.00||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||70.00
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||8.00|| ||Contact Total||140.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 140.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 280.00||
Introduction to theoretical and operational characteristics of the CNC (computer numerical control) lathe. Integration of computer-aided drafting (CAD), design, and programming for Computer Aided Machining (CAM) of machine parts on the CNC lathe. Applicable to entry-level computer numeric control lathe operators.
Course Completion of CS 101A ( or CIS 101A)
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Introduction to theoretical and operational characteristics of the CNC (computer numerical control) lathe. Integration of computer-aided drafting (CAD), design, and programming for Computer Aided Machining (CAM) of machine parts.
Recommended:Course Completion of CS 101A ( or CIS 101A)
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Spring 1995||Inactive:||
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Practice the safe use of tools and machines.
2. Compare and contrast manual and CNC (computer numeric control) lathe
3. Relate the theory of CNC lathe operation to machining processes.
4. Generate two-dimensional geometric images for CNC lathe projects using
computer-aided drafting (CAD) software.
5. Using a drafted image, write and interpret code for machining a part on
a CNC lathe.
6. Troubleshoot code for incorrectly machined parts.
7. Calculate cutting speeds and feed speeds for various computer numeric
control lathe operations.
8. Select appropriate tool bits for machining to CAD specifications.
9. Diagnose basic problems faced in the operation of the computer numeric
10. Students who repeat the course will accomplish lathe machining
processes utilizing the Master CAM (computer-aided machining) program, a
more advanced and powerful computer-aided drafting and machining software
that utilizes a post-processor to process code for machining.
Topics and Scope
A. Shop Safety
B. Print Reading--Working Drawings
C. Shop Orientation-Machine Identification-Facility Layout
II. Basic Computer Numeric Control Lathe operations
A. Manual vs. CNC (Computer Numeric Control) lathe operations
3. Theoretical and operational characteristics
B. Computer Numeric Control Accessories
C. Cutting tools
3. Machining parameters
D. Production methods
IV. Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) for CNC Lathe
A. Design for manufacturing
B. Generating a two-dimensional image
V. CNC Lathe
A. Computer Numeric Control theory
B. Writing code (programming) for the CNC lathe
1. Translating a 2-dimensional image into code
2. Troubleshooting code
C. Computer Numeric Control operation
D. Production methods
VI. Other Computer Numeric Control Programs
1. Demonstrate proper set-up and operating procedure for the computer
numeric control lathe.
2. Complete CAD exercises and produce 2-dimensional drawings for CNC
3. Write code for machining a part from CAD drawings.
4. Manufacture projects on the computer numeric control lathe from shop
5. Reading, 10-15 pages per week.
6. Quizzes; final exam.
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
0 - 0%
|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%
|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%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
Machine Tool Practices, Kibbe, R., Neely, D., and White, W. 7th
edition, Prentice Hall, 2003.
Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC), Third Edition.
Valentino, James V. and Goldenberg, Joseph. Prentice Hall, 2003.