Computerized Numerical Control

Classes

CNC 101 : INTRODUCTION TO CNC

This is an introductory course with emphasis placed in the basic concepts and terminology of numerical control. Topics include Cartesian coordinate system, CNC principles and machine capabilities. Student will gain an understanding of CNC machine tools and their usage.

credits

6

CNC 103 : MANUAL PROGRAMMING

This course will emphasize calculations for CNC machine tools. Topics will include G & M codes, radius programming and cutter compensations. Students will learn to write a variety of CNC programs which can be used on the job as reference programs.

credits

6

CNC 104 : CNC MILLING OPERATIONS

This is a course in programming and operations of the CNC Milling Machines. Applications include maintenance, safety, and production of machine parts through programming, set-up and operation. Students will learn to produce finished parts on the CNC milling machines.

credits

6

CNC 112 : COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL TURNING

This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of CNC turning centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using the CNC turning center.

credits

3

CNC 113 : COMPUTER NUMERIC CONTROL MILLING

This course introduces the manual programming, setup, and operation of CNC machining centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC machining centers.

credits

3

CNC 222 : COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL GRAPHICS: TURNING

This course introduces Computer Numerical Control graphics programming and concepts for turning center applications. Emphasis is placed on the interaction of menus to develop a shape file in a graphics CAM system and to develop tool path geometry and part geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a job plan using CAM software, include machine selection, tool selection, operational sequence, speed, feed and cutting depth.

credits

3

CNC 223 : COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL GRAPHICS PROGRAMMING: MILLING

This course introduces Computer Numerical Control graphics programming and concepts for machining center applications. Emphasis is placed on developing a shape file in a graphics CAM system and transferring coded information from CAM graphics to the CNC milling center. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a complete job plan using CAMM software to create a multi-axis CNC program.

credits

3

CNC 229 : TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

This is an introductory course designed to cover Total Quality Management (TQM) concepts. Topics include common direction, team building, statistical analysis, and problem solving skills and techniques. Upon completion, students will acquire a knowledge in TQM as it relates to the industrial setting.

credits

3

CNC 230 : COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL SPECIAL PROJECTS

This course is designed to allow students to work in the lab with limited supervision. The student is to enhance their proficiency levels on various CNC machine tools. Upon completion, students are expected to plan, execute, and present results of advanced CNC products.

credits

3

CNC 241 : CNC MILLING LAB

This course covers basic (3-axis) computer numeric control (CNC) milling machine setup and operating procedures. Upon completion, the student should be able to load a CNC program and setup and operate a 3-axis CNC milling machine to produce a specified part. Related safety, inspection, and process adjustment are also covered.

credits

3

CNC 242 : CNC MILLING LAB II

This course covers advanced (including 4-axis) computer numeric control (CNC) milling machine setup and operating procedures. Upon completion, the student should be able to load a CNC program and set up and operate a CNC milling machine (including 40-axis) to produce a specified part. Related safety and inspection and process adjustment are also covered.

credits

3

CNC 243 : CNC TURNING LAB

This course covers basic computer numeric control (CNC) turning machine setup and operating procedures (inner diameter and outer diameter). Upon completion, the student should be able to load a CNC program and setup and operate a CNC turning machine to produce a simple part. Related safety and inspection and process adjustment are also covered.

credits

3

CNC 281 : SPECIAL TOPICS IN CNC II

This course provides specialized instruction in various areas related to CNC. Emphasis is placed on individualized student needs.

credits

3