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Areas of Study | | MFRG280 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: MFRG280
COURSE TITLE:CAD/CAM
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S): MTM 933
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Theory and laboratory experience in the fundamentals of programming a CAD based system to generate numerical control programs for production machinery. Creation of tool data bases, machining curves, tool paths for lathes and mills are covered. In addition, tool and turret statements, machine characteristics, post processors are covered. 3D Printers and how they are used in today’s prototyping will also be discussed.

PREREQUISITES:
DRAF266 and MFRG169

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Present an overview of the CAM process.
  • List the ways CAM programming images are created.
  • Understand how a CAM image is prepared for a CNC program.
  • Visualize raw image data and finish CNC part drawings.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Capabilities of Robot
  2. Post processing
    1. Tool path
    2. CNC program
    3. Debugging
  3. CAM software
    1. EdgeCAM
  4. 3D Printers and their use

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

EVALUATION:
Final Exam
Projects
Midterm Exam
Attendance/Quizzes

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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