Course Descriptions

TAM 246 - Computer Aided Manufacturing 2

3 Credits

Building on the basic skills learned in TAM 245, this course expands the student's skills in the areas of tool path modifications, program verification, advanced contouring, and advanced pocketing. Three class hours.

Prerequisite: TAM 245.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate required steps and procedures using CAM design software to interpret and recreate 3D drawings, surface models and solid models to 70% minimum compliance with blueprint specifications and a model comparison.
2. Demonstrate with confidence and proficient use of the computer aided manufacturing software to rough machine complex surfaces, including three-dimensional splines to 70% minimum compliance with blueprint specifications and a model comparison.
3. Perform with confidence and proficient use of the computer aided manufacturing software to machine complex pockets, including pockets with multiple islands, depths, and tapered walls to 70% minimum compliance with blueprint specifications and a model comparison.
4. Perform with confidence and proficient use of the computer aided manufacturing software to finish machine complex surfaces, including three-dimensional splines to 70% minimum compliance with blueprint specifications and a model comparison.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2018