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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MFTS 163 Machine Tool Theory and Lab I Part I

Part I of a two-part course that covers the purpose, setup, and safe use of hand tools and manual machine tools in the basic phases of metal working. Operation of drill presses, sawing and milling machines will be examined. Content will also include theory of cutting angles, tool and cutter selection, cutting speeds and feeds, coolants, industrial safety, use of bench and layout tools, measuring instruments, gages and various inspection practices, along with basic drawings, inspection, and planning documentation. In addition, the student will learn the application of basic math as used in the manufacture of components. Lab sessions will provide opportunities for hands-on application of knowledge gained from theory lecture, discussion, and homework.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2
Lab: 4