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2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MFTS 103 Machine Tool Theory and Lab I

This course covers the purpose, setup, and safe use of hand tools and manual machine tools in the basic phases of metal working. Operation of lathes, drill presses, sawing, milling machines and grinders 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 documentation and planning documentation. In addition, the student will learn the application of basic math and trigonometry 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: 8
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 4
Lab: 8