Aug 12, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MTT3571 CNC OPERATIONS COURSE PROCEDURE


MTT3571 CNC OPERATIONS

3 Credit Hours

Student Level:

This course is open to students on the college level in either the freshman or sophomore year and to area high school vocational students.

Catalog Description:

MTT3571 - CNC Operations (3 hrs.)

This is a basic course in CNC programming using HAAS, O’Kuma, and FANUC machines. Instruction will cover basic CNC programming of a lathe and milling machine.

Course Classification:

Lecture

Prerequisites:

MTT3562 Machining II or instructor approval.

Controlling Purpose:

Students will become acquainted with the history of Numerical Control (NC) and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines and will be introduced to a CNC machine used in the precision machining trades. They will gain practical experience in the application of “G” codes and “M” codes, writing CNC machine programs, and machine setup and operation.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses and cutting machines.
  2. Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings and shop sketches.
  3. Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  4. Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity.
  5. Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.
  6. Use CAD and CAM programs to design parts and program manufacturing machines.

Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:

The following outline defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other material as time allows.

UNIT 1: Conduct Job Hazard Analysis for CNC Lathe and Mill

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to conduct a JHA for CNC Lathe and Mill.

  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity.

UNIT 2: Create Handwritten CNC Programs Using G and M Codes

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to create a hand written CNC program using G and M codes. Students will create a name plate and one custom project for the mill and lathe.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Use CAD and CAM programs to design parts and program manufacturing machines.

UNIT 3: Perform Sotware Communications Between PC and CNC Equipment

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to transfer programs from the PC to the CNC equipment.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Use CAD and CAM programs to design parts and program manufacturing machines.

UNIT 4: Enter CNC Program into Control

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to utilize the CNC controller.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 5: Enter Programs in MDI (Manual Data Input)

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to enter programs in MDI, tool changes, spindle speeds, and coolant on/off.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 6: Edit CNC Programs

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to find mistakes and edit the programs in the PC and in the CNC controller.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Use CAD and CAM programs to design parts and program manufacturing machines.

UNIT 7: Perform Sequence Search to Restart or Edit Programs

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to perform sequence search to restart or edit programs.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines.
  • Use CAD and CAM programs to design parts and program manufacturing machines.

UNIT 8: Exectue CNC Program Sequences from Zero or Point of Reference

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to execute CNC program sequences from zero or point of reference.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 9: Execute Emergency Stop and Restart Procedures

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how execute emergency stop and restart procedures.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines.
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 10: Interrupt Automatic Cycle Mode Manually to Stop Potential Damage to Part and/or Machine

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to interrupt automatic cycle mode manually to stop potential damage to material and/or machine.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity.

UNIT 11: Orient Machine Axis with Holding Devices

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to orient machine axis with holding devices.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity.

UNIT 12: Thread Interior and Exterior Surfaces

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to thread interior and exterior surfaces.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity.

UNIT 13: Determine Spindle Speed and Feed Rate

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to determine spindle speed and feed rate by formulas provided.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity

UNIT 14: Perform Facing Operations to Rough or Finish Surfaces

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to perform facing operations to rough or finish surfaces on a mill.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields.

UNIT 15: Perform Turning Operations to Rough or Finish a Surface

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to perform turning operations to rough or finish a surface on a lathe.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity

UNIT 16: Adjust Tool Offsets

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to adjust tool offsets within the CNC.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines

  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.

UNIT 17: Verify CNC Programs Prior to Executing Program Sequence

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to verify CNC programs prior to running the program.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.
  • Use CAD and CAM programs to design parts and program manufacturing machines.

UNIT 18: Bore Cylindrical Surfaces on CNC Equipment

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to bore cylindrical surfaces on CNC equipment.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity

UNIT 19: Power Up and Power Down CNC Machines

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to power up and power down CNC machines.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Demonstrate employability skills needed to obtain and retain employment in machine tool and related fields

UNIT 20: Plan CNC Machining Operations

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to plan CNC machining operations.

  • Solve quality problems using process planning, technical knowledge, teamwork, mathematics, and critical thinking.

UNIT 21: Adjust Cutter Compensation to Maintain Accuarcy of Cuts

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to adjust cutter compensation to maintain accuracy of cuts.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity

UNIT 22: Ream Holes to Specification with CNC Lathes and Mills

Outcomes: Upon completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate how to ream holes to specification with CNC lathes and mills.

  • Operate machine tool equipment commonly found in industry including manual and computer controlled lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and cutting machines
  • Manufacture parts from various materials in accordance with specifications from blueprints, electronic drawings, and shop sketches.
  • Apply safety principles in a work environment to minimize hazards and prevent losses to productivity.

Projects Required:

Refer to Syllabus

Textbook:

Contact Bookstore for current textbook.

Attendance Policy:

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size:

Based on classroom occupancy.

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching and assessing the educational aspects of the college.  A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time.  The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program: 

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability.  If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.