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Class Descriptions

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MTT 3561 - MACHINING I (3 hrs)
Fundamental machine shop instruction involving safety, use and care of hand and measuring tools, basic lathe operations, and single point tool grinding. Screw threads and their application, classes of fits, and tolerances are stressed. Prerequisites: INR3718 OSHA 10.

MTT 3562 - MACHINING II (3 hrs)
Fundamental machine shop instruction involving safety, use and care of hand and measuring tools, drill press operation, basic lathe operations, and single point tool grinding. Screw threads and their application, classes of fits, and tolerances are stressed. Prerequisite: MTT3561 Machining I or instructor approval.

MTT 3563 - BENCHWORK (1 hr)
Students will be provided the opportunity to learn and practice bench work skills such as filing, drilling, tapping, deburring and layout for projects. They will gain valuable practical experience in the use of various hand tools by producing basic bench work projects. Topics will include safety, print reading, job planning, and quality control. Prerequisite: INR3718 OSHA 10 (may be taken concurrently).

MTT 3564 - QUALITY CONTROL AND INSPECTION (1 hr)
Students have the opportunity to learn the processes of inspection and are introduced to Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances. Students are introduced to the science of dimensional metrology and its applications to ensure form and function of machined parts and assemblies using semi-precision and precision measuring instruments.

MTT 3565 - METALLURGY (1 hr)
Students learn the metallurgical terms and definitions in an effort to understand the behavior and service of metals in industry. Characteristics during heating, cooling, shaping, forming, and the stress related to their mechanical properties are covered, as well as the theory behind alloys, heat treatment processes and wear resistance.

MTT 3566 - MACHINING III (3 hrs)
Students will become familiar with the operation of milling machines, grinders, types of metals, and the heat-treatment of metals.  Skill is developed in the use of attachments involved with all the basic machine tools.  Prerequisite: MTT3562 Machining II or instructor approval.

MTT 3567 - MACHINING IV (3 hrs)
Students will become familiar with the operation of milling machines, grinders, types of metals, and the heat-treatment of metals. Skill is developed in the use of attachments involved with all the basic machine tools. Prerequisite: MTT3566 Machining III.

MTT 3568 - MACHINE TOOL PROCESSES (1 hr)
A lecture course which provides experience in the setup operation of milling machines, grinders, lathes, drill press and an understanding of the heat-treatment of steel. Prerequisites: INR3718 OSHA 10.

MTT 3569 - WORKPLACE ETHICS (2 hrs)
This class is designed to give students the fundamental skills of everyday practices in the work place. Students study human relations and professional development that exists in today’s rapidly changing world so that they become better prepared for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations, job acquisition, job retention, job advancement and professional image skills.

MTT 3570 - CNC MACHINING (6 hrs)
This is an advanced course in CNC programming using the Haas control, O’Kuma L518, and the General Numeric (Fanuc) GN6 control. Instruction will cover CNC programming of a lathe and milling machine. Prerequisite: MTT3567 Machining IV.
 
MTT 3571 - CNC Operations (3 hrs)
This is a basic course in CNC programming using the HAAS, Cincinnati 850, O’Kuma L518 and the General Numeric (Fanur) GN6 control. Instruction will cover basic CNC programming of a lathe and milling machine. Prerequisite: MTT3562 Machining II or instructor approval.

MTT 3572 - CAD/CAM I (4 hrs)
This is a basic introductory course in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM). Instruction will cover graphic construction and basic parts program for the CNC Milling machine. Prerequisites: MTT3567 Machining IV and MTT3571 CNC Operations.

MTT 3573 - CAD/CAM II (4 hrs)
An advanced class using CAD/CAM and an introduction to the machinery as used in the metalworking industry of today. Includes job planning, assembly and tooling for production. Skill in the operation of such machines as CNC lathes, and CNC mills.  Prerequisite: MTT3572 CAD/CAM I.

MTT 3574 - CAD/CAM III (4 hrs)
An advanced class using CAD/CAM and an introduction to the machinery as used in the metalworking industry of today. Includes job planning, assembly and tooling for production. Skill in the operation of such machines as CNC lathes, and CNC mills. Prerequisite: MTT3573 CAD/CAM II.

Numerical Control Programming Classes

MTT 3544—Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) I (3 Credit Hours)
This is a basic introductory course in computer aided manufacturing (CAM). Instruction will cover graphic construction and basic parts program for the CNC Milling machine.

MTT 3547—Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (3 Credit Hours)
This is an advanced course in CAM.  Instruction will cover in greater detail the CNC Milling Machine, the CNC Lathe, and a complex 3-D profile program for a machining

MTT 3550—Advanced Mastercam Training (3 Credit Hours)
Advanced training in the use of the lathe versions of Mastercam programming.

MTT 3553—3D Wireframe Drawing and Surfaces (3)
This is an advanced course designed to give the student an understanding on surface creation.  It will build on information from the beginning classes.  The student will need to have completed both MTT3544 and MTT3547.

MTT 3555—Mastercam Lathe (3)
This is an introductory course designed to give the student understanding lathe geometry and machining.  It will build on information from the beginning classes.  The student will need to have completed MTT3544 and MTT3547.

MTT 3551—Mastercam Toolpaths (3)
This is an advanced course designed to build on the knowledge of 2D and 3D geometry and learn to manipulate these drawings to achieve a desired toolpath/nc program. 

MTT 3556—Multi-Axis Milling (3)
This is an advanced course designed to give the student an understanding of multi axis machining.  This class deals with complex machining methods and will require knowledge from all previous Machine Programming course.

MTT 3552—Solids (3)
This is an advanced design class used to take the students from the wireframe construction to a solid model.  The student will learn to take wireframe drawings and turn them into a solid model, and to create toolpaths from solid models.

MTT 3559—Mastercam Art Toolpaths (3)
This is an introductory course designed to give the student an understanding on how Mastercam Art Toolpaths is used to great simple 2d drawings, different types of lines, and the dimensioning of industrial drawings.

MTT 3554—Surface Toolpaths (3)
This is an advanced course designed to give the student an understanding on surface machining.  It will build on information from the beginning classes and on wireframe/surface creation.  The student will need to have completed MTT3544, MTT3547, and wireframe/surface creation.

 

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