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Effective Spring 2017. 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.
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Information: MAC 100 and 110 may be taken concurrently.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC120 Machine Shop Credit Hours: 4.00
Instruction and applied practices of advanced manual machining procedures. Includes a more in-depth application of safety, lathe usage, vertical milling machines, and outside diameter (OD) 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 may be 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
Applied setup of manual machining techniques and related skill sets to produce various part fixtures. Includes translating blueprints into machine setup and fixture making.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 110.
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Information: Prerequisite(s) may be waived with faculty approved industry experience.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC140 Introduction to Electrical Discharge Machining Credit Hours: 4.00
Applications for electrical discharge machining (EDM). Includes EDM machines, processes, spark generation, dielectric fluids, manufacturing of electrodes, and surface finishes.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 110.
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Information: Prerequisite(s) may be waived by faculty approved industry experiences.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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MAC150 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill Programming I Credit Hours: 4.00
Setup operations and programming procedures for automated machining systems. Includes Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining system, positioning and coordinate systems used in CNC programming, part programming, diagnosis and correction of programming errors, and programming procedures with finished part inspection.
Prerequisite(s): GTM 105.
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Recommendation: Completion of CAD 117 before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC155 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill Programming II Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of MAC 150 programming instruction. Includes a review of Computer Numerical Control (CNC), mill programming, diagnosis and correction of programming errors, advanced programming techniques used in production and prototype machining, introduction to lathe programming, and introduction to sub-programming.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 150.
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Information: Prerequisite(s) may be waived with industry experience and faculty approval.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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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: Prerequisites may be waived with industry experience and faculty approval.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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MAC245 Wire Electrical Discharge Machining and Programming Credit Hours: 4.00
Operations and procedures for 5 axis Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) computer numerical control (CNC) machining. Includes wire EDM, EDM operating processes, EDM machine functions, EDM manual part programming, and EDM machining operations with the usage of computer-aided machining (CAM) software.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 140 and 150.
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Recommendation: MAC 257 and 258 for knowledge of CAM software.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
MAC257 Computer-Aided Machining CAM I Credit Hours: 4.00
Computer-Aided Machining (CAM) I Programming of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines using Computer-Aided Manufacturing (Mastercam) software. Includes a review of CNC and Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD), introduction to a CAM environment, creating geometry, operating manager, and code generation.
Prerequisite(s): MAC 155.
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Information: Prerequisite(s) may be waived with industry experience with faculty approval.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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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: Fall.
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MAC259 Computer Aided Machining (CAM) III: Solid Modeling Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of MAC 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
Independent machine tool projects. Includes producing prints that become skill set completed projects with setup of machines to part completion.
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Information: May be taken sixteen times for a maximum of sixteen credit hours. If this course is repeated see a financial aid or Veteran's Affairs advisor to determine fgfunding eligibility as appropriate. Consent of instructor must be obtained before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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