Course Descriptions

TAM 242 - Machine Shop Practice IV

3 Credits

Intended for experienced machinists, this course will enable students to develop skills to build high precision tooling from advanced engineering drawings. Traditional and CNC machines will be utilized to create tools, dies, and fixtures that are extremely precise and have close fits and tolerances. Three class hours.

Prerequisites: TAM 101, TAM 141, TAM 241.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Apply all safety rules concerning the set-up and use of manual machine tools and shop surrounds to 100% compliance.
2. Correctly manufacture projects at a 70% minimum compliance level meeting the blueprint specifications.
3. Correctly select, sequence, schedule, and operate the appropriate machine tool and troubleshoot and assemble their project at a 70% minimum compliance level meeting the blueprint specifications.
4. Given access to the machine tool and required tools following demonstrations and lectures for the manual surface grinder machine tool the student will be able to correctly manufacture projects. Their product will be acceptable at a 70% minimum compliance level meeting the blueprint specifications.
5. Given access to the machine tool(s) and required tools following demonstrations and lectures the student will be able to correctly select, sequence, schedule, and operate the appropriate machine tool and troubleshoot and assemble their project. Their product will be acceptable at a 70% minimum compliance level meeting the blueprint specifications.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2018