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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
MAC100 Introduction to Machine Tool Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for basic machine tool operations. Includes careers in manufacturing, machine tool history, safety, materials, manufacturing process planning, measurement, layout tools and procedures, principles of metal cutting, bench and hand tools, power saws, drill presses, and abrasive machine.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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MAC110 Manual Machine Shop Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to basic machine shop practices. Includes safety, lathes, vertical milling machines, and grinding machines.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 100.
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Information: Prerequisite maybe waived with a score of 80% or better on the Machine Tool assessment test. See a machine tool instructor or advisor for prerequisite information.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC120 Machine Shop II Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of MAC 110. Includes a more in depth application of safety, lathes, milling machines, and grinding machines.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 110 or equivalent with department advisor approval.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC125 Mechanical Inspection Credit Hours: 4.00
Principles and applications of dimensional measurement. Includes line graduated measuring instruments, fixed gages, gauge blocks, comparative measurements, optical comparators and projectors, angle measurement, straightness, flatness, and perpendicularity measurement, and coordinated measuring machines.
Prerequisite(s): GTM 105, and MAC 110.
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Information: Prerequisite maybe waived with industry experience. See a machine tool instructor for prerequisite information.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC130 Machine Setup and Fixture Making Credit Hours: 3.00
Concepts, techniques, and skills in machine setup. Includes how to translate blueprints into fixture making; the application of machine setup; and the making of fixtures.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 110.
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Information: Prerequisite may be waived with industry experience. See a machine tool faculty instructor for prerequisite information.
Offered: Fall.
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MAC140 Introduction to Electrical Discharge Machining Credit Hours: 4.00
Application of electrical discharge machining (EDM) in industry today. Includes overview of EDM, EDM machines and processes, spark generation and dielectric fluids, electrodes, and surface finishes.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 110.
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Information: Prerequisite maybe waived with Industry experience. See a machine tool instructor for prerequisite information.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC150 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill Programming I Credit Hours: 4.00
Operations and procedures for automated machining systems. Includes Numerical Control (NC) and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining system, positioning and coordinate systems used in NC/CNC programming, part programming, diagnosis and correction of programming errors, and programming procedures.
Prerequisite(s): GTM 105 and MAC 110.
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Recommendation: Completion of CAD 101 before enrolling in this course.
Information: Industry experience may be substituted for prerequisite requirements. See a machine tool instructor for prerequisite information.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC155 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill Programming II Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of MAC 150. Includes review of Computer Numerical Control (CNC), mill programming, diagnosis and correction of programming errors, advanced programming techniques use in production and prototype machining, introduction to lathe programming, and introduction to sub- programming.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 150.
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Information: Prerequisite maybe waived with industry experience. See a machine tool instructor for prerequisite information.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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MAC160 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe Programming Credit Hours: 4.00
Operations and procedures for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe. Includes review of CNC concepts and programming, diagnosis and correction of programming errors, advanced programming for CNC Lathes, and introduction to Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) programs.
Prerequisite(s): GTM 105 and MAC 150.
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Information: Prerequisite maybe waived with industry experience. See a machine tool instructor for prerequisite information.
Offered: Summer.
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MAC245 Wire Electrical Discharge Machining and Programming I Credit Hours: 4.00
Operations and procedures for EDM machining system. Includes wire EDM overview, EDM operating processes, EDM machine functions, EDM manual part programming, and EDM machining operations.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 140, 150.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC257 Comp Aided Machining I Credit Hours: 4.00
Computer Aided Machining I Programming automated machine tools using Computer Aided Manufacturing (Mastercam) software. Includes review of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), introduction to a CAM environment, creating geometry, operating manager, and code generation.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 155 or industry experience.
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Information: Prerequisite maybe waived with industry experience. See a machine tool instructor for prerequisite information.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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MAC258 Computer Aided Machining (CAM) II Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of MAC 257. Includes profile surface, 3D surfaces, editing surfaces and preparing geometry for wire part.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 257.
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Offered: Spring, Summer.
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MAC259 Computer Aided Machining (CAM) III: Solid Modeling Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of CAD 258. Includes profile surfaces of tool path, solid model features in three-dimension (3-D), and editing solid model surfaces.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 258.
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Offered: Spring.
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MAC275 Applied Metallurgy Credit Hours: 4.00
Application of metallurgical concepts, procedures, and testing. Includes materials, alloy classification systems, industrial and manufacturing concepts, properties and testing, and industrial and manufacturing processes and applications.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC296 Machine Tool Independent Projects Credit Hours: 1-4.00
Self-directed laboratory projects. Includes establishing objectives, procedures and a method of evaluation.
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Information: May be taken sixteen times for a maximum of sixteen credit hours.
Information: Consent of instructor must be obtained before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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