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CAM 1116 Fundamentals of Computer Numerical Control Operations

This course will cover machine safety, setup and operation of computer numerical control (CNC) milling machines and lathes. Adjusting tool and work offsets to hold part tolerances on both types of equipment. Calculation of spindle speeds and feed rates. Introduction to basic programming codes and development of CNC programs for three axis mills and two axis lathes. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Utilizing a process plan and CNC program, setup (student teams) the CNC milling machine with all tools and fixtures, program and manufacture the part.
  • Analyze part and develop an appropriate manufacturing operations process plan utilizing tooling for CNC milling machine.
  • Following an operations process plan, write and debug a CNC program for a three axis CNC milling machine and a two-axis CNC lathe.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 336
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Course Fee: $25.00
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TH from 8:00AM to 11:40AM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TH from
8:00AM to 11:40AM
Section: 101
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 336
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Course Fee: $25.00
Open Seats: 7
Meets: TH from 5:30PM to 9:10PM
Section: N01
Open Seats: 7
Meets: TH from
5:30PM to 9:10PM
Section: N01
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 11, Rm 436
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Department Chair Permission Rqrd
Course Fee: $25.00
Open Seats: 14
Meets: T from 5:30PM to 9:10PM
Section: Y02
Open Seats: 14
Meets: T from
5:30PM to 9:10PM
Section: Y02