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INDS 102 - Basic CNC Operation

2 Credit: (2.25 lecture, 0 lab, 0 clinical) 2.25 Contact Hours:

This course provides hands-on experience in programming Computer Numerical Control Systems (CNC) used with machine tools. Students design parts using computer aided design software. The designs are transferred to CNC for production of the parts on a CNS mill.
OFFERED: fall semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Identify advantages, disadvantages, and applications of NC and CNC machine tools

Goal 2:  Identify basic miscellaneous (m) and preparatory (g) functions

Goal 3:  Use the Cartesian coordinates/quadrants to program basic machine tools

Goal 4:  Manually program a CNC unit to simulate tool path on a machine tool

Goal 5:  Write a CNC program and use it to prepare a tape to be used on a CNC simulator

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