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CAD Solid Modeling with SolidWorks

Course Number: MACH 20
Units: 4
Class: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Fundamentals of computer-aided design (CAD) using SolidWorks software: Application of SolidWorks in creating manufacturing models including solid-part models, assembly models, and engineering drawings.

 

Introduction to CNC Programming and CAD/CAM Technology

Course Number: MACH 30
Units: 4
Class: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: Mach 210
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Introduction to programming of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines using standard programming methods and CAD/CAM software: Emphasis on safety procedures, tool and part setups, and machine and controller operation.

 

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Advanced CNC and CAD/CAM Programming

Course Number: MACH 31
Units: 4
Class: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: MACH 30
Description: Advanced CNC programming: Emphasis on standard programming language, conversational programming, and CAD/CAM programming using Mastercam; programming covers mill and lathe operations.

 

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Course Number: MACH 75
Units: 2
Class: 2 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Interpretation of specifications and inspection standards related to ANSI/ASME Y 14.5M Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) standards: Demonstration and explanation of the standards in designing, machining, and inspection operations through defining the rules, symbols, and relationships covered by Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

 

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Special Projects Laboratory

Course Number: MACH 200
Units: 1-4
Class: 3-12 hours laboratory
Description: Open laboratory for working on selected projects: Provides the opportunity for development of individual interests. Course study under this section may be repeated three times.

 

Machine Technology for Other Majors

Course Number: MACH 201
Units: 2
Class: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Description: Introduction to machine technology: Processes of manufacturing as applied to machining.

 

Engineering Drawings for Machinists, Welders, and Industrial Maintenance Technicians

Course Number: MACH 205
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Description: Interpretation of engineering drawings and specification for machinists, welders, and industrial maintenance technicians: Explanation of the rules, symbols, and relationships covered in blueprints, assembly drawings and weldments. Emphasis on ANSI/ASME Y 14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Standards and use of Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) for inspection of GDT specifications.

 

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Industrial Hydraulics

Course Number: MACH 206
Units: 2
Class: 1 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Description: Introduction to theory and operation of hydraulic systems: Hydraulic principles, components, symbols, and applications from systems development and troubleshooting perspectives. Emphasis on hydraulic components and their operation in hydraulic circuits. Maintenance and troubleshooting procedures for systems, system components and manufacturing assembles.

 

Machine Technology I

Course Number: MACH 210
Units: 5
Class: 3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory
Description: Introduction to the operation and theory of machine tools focusing on shop safety: Blueprint reading and engineering drawings, precision measurement, layout, tool grinding, speed and feed calculations, drill-press operation, lathe operation (turning and threading), and mill setup and operation.

 

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Machine Technology II

Course Number: MACH 220
Units: 5
Class: 3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory
Recommended preparation: Mach 210
Description: Continuation of MACH 210: Internal lathe operations; vertical and horizontal mill setup, operation, and use of milling accessories; carbide tooling selection and geometries; surface grinding; introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and properties of materials associated with machinability, heat treating, and hardness testing.

 

Machine Technology III

Course Number: MACH 230
Units: 5
Class: 3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory
Recommended preparation: Mach 220
Description: Prerequisite: Mach 75 and 220
Continuation of MACH 220: Advanced topics such as machine tool maintenance, tool and cutter grinding, gear cutting and theory, and shop trigonometry; projects based on multiple machining operations and multiple-part assemblies; more in-depth coverage of properties of materials and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, including the development of inspection gages.

 

Machine Technology Lab

Course Number: MACH 501
Units: 0
Class: 105 hours laboratory
Description: Supervised tutoring of the learning outcomes of courses offered by the Machine Technology Department.

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