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INDS 131 - Basic CNC Machining

3 Credit: (1 lecture, 2 lab, 0 clinical) 3 Contact Hours: [INDS 129 ]

This course provides students the necessary concepts required for programming Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) equipment. Students will learn Fanuc style M&G codes for their programs.
OFFERED: spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Describe Safe Practices related to CNC machining.

  1. Identify unsafe work conditions in a machine shop.
  2. Demonstrate safe work habits in a machine shop.

Goal 2:  Identify advantages, disadvantages, and applications of NC and CNC machine tools.

  1. Identify advantages of CNC machine tools over manual machine tools.
  2. Exercise appropriate choice of manual or CNC machine tools.

Goal 3:  Identify basic miscellaneous (m) and preparatory (g) functions.

  1. Apply m and g code functions for proper machine operation.

Goal 4:  Manually program a Fanuc Controller to simulate tool path on a machine tool.

  1. Properly apply g and m code functions to properly fabricate a part on the machine tool.

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