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MET 208 CNC Lathe: Operator Training I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe qualified setup and functioning program. Topics include operation of a lathe, changing tool values, and replacing and qualify tooling. CNC Lathe operator training also includes machine controls, tooling and operations and proper machine shop safety.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: MET206 or permission of Program Director.

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the importance of shop safety, housekeeping, and etiquette. (I)
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain the importance of machine maintenance, tooling, and coolant. (I, V)
3. (Application Level) Demonstrate the procedures for start-up-up, mode selection and shut down of a CNC Turning Center. (II)
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate operating CNC Turning Center operations and controllers. (III)
5. (Comprehension Level) Explain the differences of various workholding devices. (IV)
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate production use of a CNC Turning Center. (IV)
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate qualify tooling as necessary. (V)
8. (Application Level) Demonstrate the use of basic CNC Turning Center tooling and tool holders. (VI)
9. (Application Level) Demonstrate control manipulation, and variable mode use. (VI)
10. (Application Level) Demonstrate the use of shop measuring instruments to qualify a part. (VII)
11. (Application Level) Complete part numbers: 208.1, 208.2, 208.3, 20.4, and 208.5. (VIII)
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