Course Descriptions

TAM 139 - CNC Vertical Machine Tool Programming I

3 Credits

Basic understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of computer numerical controlled machining and programming is the objective of this course. Students will study the CNC applications of common machines, the applications of appropriate mathematics to these machines, and basic programming processes and techniques. Students will be able to write a simple program. Three class hours.

Prerequisites: TAM 101, TAM 121, TAM 131, AND TAM 105 OR TAM 141.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and memorize machine language G and M code words. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
2. Analyze, solve and write the processes necessary to develop a part program to blueprint specifications. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
3. Compute and integrate the calculations necessary for a part program to blueprint specifications. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
4. Compose the code and setup information for a part program to meet blueprint specifications. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Intersession 2019
Spring Semester 2019
Summer Session 2019