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Safety/Measurement/Metrology (MTTC 1000)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  2.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course covers general safety issues as they relate to machine shop operations. Information is presented on personal safety, fire, electrical, and chemical safety topics. The second half of the course introduces basic and precision measuring practices and instruments. Both English and metric measuring tools are covered. Metrology is studied to help students learn to achieve an acceptable level of quality control during inspection.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.

Co-requisites:

MTTC 1000, MTTC 1010, MTTC 1015.

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Bench-Work/Saws/Drills (MTTC 1005)

Credits:  5   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  4.00  
Description:  This course covers various drill press operations and tooling, utilizing the radial arm and sensitive drill presses. You will perform such operations as drilling, tapping, counter boring, countersinking and reaming. You will also see and practice use of the horizontal and vertical band-saws and the tools associated. You will also see and practice the proper use of hand tools and lay-out procedures.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.

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Blueprint Reading 1 (MTTC 1010)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  3.00  
Description:  Basic blueprint-reading principles related to visualizing shapes, line usage, title blocks, dimensioning, sectional views and tolerancing are taught in a classroom setting. Additional subjects include contours, angles, threads and machining details.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into READ 0200 or into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.

Co-requisites:

MTTC 1000, MTTC 1010, MTTC 1015.

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Applied Machine Shop Math 1 (MTTC 1015)

Credits:  2   Lecture Credits:  2.00  
Description:  Both machine-shop math and linear-measurement theory are presented in this course. Common fractions and mixed numbers are added, subtracted, multiplied and divided. Decimal fractions are also studied in a similar manner. Powers and roots of numbers are used to compute areas and volumes of geometric figures. English and metric units of measurement are studied as they are applied to steel rules, vernier calipers, micrometers, and gage blocks. Standard machine-shop calculations involving speeds, feeds, thread and taper calculations are computed.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 0080 or completion of MATH 0070 or MATH 0077.

Co-requisites:

MTTC 1000, MTTC 1010, MTTC 1015.

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Machine Trades for Related Careers (MTTC 1030)

Credits:  2   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This one-semester course is designed for students in careers related to the Machine Trades such as Industrial Engineering, HVAC-R, Construction Electricity, Fluid Power, Plastics and Precision Metal Forming. The theory and application of common machining operations will be emphasized.
Prerequisites:

Placement score into MATH 0080 or completion of MATH 0070 or MATH 0077.

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Applied Machine Shop Math 2 (MTTC 1515)

Credits:  2   Lecture Credits:  2.00  
Description:  The course is designed to teach you to apply algebra, geometry and trigonometry to obtain correct part dimensions from blueprints.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1015 or instructor approval.

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Blueprint Reading 2 (MTTC 1520)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  3.00  
Description:  Advanced blueprint reading principles are studied in this course. Topics include orthographic projection, section views, auxiliary views and rotated projections. Spur and bevel gear drawings, position dimensioning, tapered pipe thread specifications, and assembly drawings are analyzed.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1010 or instructor approval.

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Advanced Turning Concepts and Operations (MTTC 1530)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  3.00  
Description:  You will learn Advanced Lathe Operations such as the use of soft jaws, faceplates, form tools, and taper turning mechanisms. You will also learn and demonstrate the manufacture of eccentric diameters, various thread forms, knurling and parting technologies and the use of the steady rest for long shafts.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1535 or instructor approval.

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Concepts of Manual Milling and Turning (MTTC 1535)

Credits:  6   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  5.00  
Description:  This course covers manual milling and turning theory, safe operating practices and tool selection. You will learn about topics such as cutting tools, vertical mill and lathe nomenclature, machining operations, cutting speeds and feeds, work holding and set-up procedures. You will produce test parts to show your understanding of the subject matter.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1000, MTTC 1005 and MTTC 1010.

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Precision Grinding (MTTC 2005)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  3.00  
Description:  You will learn theory for both surface and cylindrical grinding, and you will apply theory to produce surface and cylindrical ground parts.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1535, MTTC 2020; or instructor approval.

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Advanced Milling Concepts and Operations (MTTC 2010)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course includes both basic horizontal milling machine work and intermediate vertical mill operations. It includes safety, setup, selection of tooling, indexing, and workholding methods for both horizontal and vertical mill operations. The use of milling attachments is also studied.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1535 or instructor approval.

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Geometric Tolerancing (MTTC 2020)

Credits:  2   Lecture Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course teaches interpretation of geometric symbols and terminology in modern blueprints as related to the form, fit, and function of manufactured parts.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1520 or INDE 2000 or instructor approval.

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CNC Programming and Operational Concepts (MTTC 2035)

Credits:  4   Lecture Credits:  3.00   Lab Credits:  1.00  
Description:  In this course, you will perform basic CNC (Computer Numerical Control) programming and operation, including word address programming and absolute positioning.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1535, or instructor approval.

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CNC Milling Center (MTTC 2040)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course consists of complex CNC (Computer Numerical Control) programming and operation for milling applications.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 2035 or instructor approval.

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CNC Turning Center (MTTC 2045)

Credits:  3   Lecture Credits:  1.00   Lab Credits:  2.00  
Description:  This course consists of complex CNC (Computer Numerical Control) programming and operation for turning applications.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 2035, or instructor approval.

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Advanced Machining Skills (MTTC 2055)

Credits:  4   Lab Credits:  4.00  
Description:  In this course, you will work with classmates as a team to produce complex parts from blueprints and assemble the machined parts into correct assemblies. You will utilize all machine tools to produce the parts, such as grinders, mills, lathes and other appropriate equipment. Use of the Bridgeport E-Z TRAK is encouraged. A team project is included.
Prerequisites:

MTTC 1530, MTTC 2010, MTTC 2020; or instructor approval.

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