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Areas of Study | | MFRG168 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: MFRG168
COURSE TITLE:CNC Setup & Operations
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S): MTM 915
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introduction to the fundamentals of programming and operating computerized numerically controlled machining equipment. Emphasis on set up, tooling, operation, and basic program development.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand the fundamental equipment types, features, and terminology utilized in the numerical control (NC) and computer numerical control (CNC) industry and follows basic safety practices when operating this type of equipment.
  • Understand and demonstrate start up procedures, including machine alignment.
  • Demonstrate how to "set part program zero" for the X, Y, and Z axes.
  • Demonstrate how to "set tool lengths and tool identification numbers".
  • Demonstrate how to run a basic CNC program in a slow motion cycle.
  • Run multiple machine routines.
  • "Adjust tooling offset table" to tolerances on the part to be machined.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Introduction to CNC machining
  2. CNC components
  3. Tooling
  4. Machine set-up
  5. Machine Operations

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Student will be evaluated on the following:
Exams
Final Exam
Projects
Safety and Community

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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