Machine Tool and Die Course Descriptions

Machine Tool and Die Course Descriptions

 

MST 1114—Power Machinery I. A course in the operation of power machinery.  Includes instruction and practice in the operation of lathes, drill presses, and vertical mills. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

 MST 1124—Power Machinery II. A continuation of Power Machinery I with emphasis on more advanced applications of lathes, mills, shapers, and precision grinders. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

 MST 1313—Machine Tool Mathematics. An applied mathematics course designed for machinists. Includes instruction and practice in algebraic and trigonometric operations essential for successful machining. (3)

 MST 1423—Advanced Blueprint Reading. A continuation of Blueprint Reading with emphasis on advanced feature of technical prints. Includes instruction on the identification of various projections and views and on different assembly components. (3)

 MST 1613—Precision Layout. An introduction to the concepts and practice of layout for machining operations. Includes instruction and practice in the use of layout instruments. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

 MST 2134—Power Machinery III. A continuation of the Power Machinery II course with emphasis on advanced applications of the engine lathe, milling, and grinding machine. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

 MST 2143—Power Machinery IV. A continuation of Power Machinery III with emphasis on highly advanced operations on the radial arm drill, milling machine, engine lathe, and precision grinder. Two hours lecture and three hours laboratory. (3)

 MST 2713—Computer Numerical Control Operations I. An introduction to the application of computer numerical control (CNC) and computer assisted manufacturing (CAM) techniques and practices. Includes instruction and practice related to the use of the Cartesian coordinate system, programming codes and commands and tooling requirements for CNC/CAM machines. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

 MST 2723—Computer Numerical Control Operations II. A continuation of Computer Numerical Control Operations I. Includes instruction in writing and editing CNC programs, machine setup and operation, and use of CAM equipment to program and operate CNC machines. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory.  (3)

 MST 2813—Metallurgy. An introduction to the concepts of metallurgy. Includes instruction and practice in metal identification, heat treatment, and hardness testing. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

 MST 2914—Special Problem. A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in other Machine Tool and Die courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that the selection of a project will enhance the student’s learning experience. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

 TDT 1123—Die Repair. An introduction to the repair and maintenance of industrial dies, including practice using industrial dies. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

 TDT 1133—Die Design I. An introduction to the design of industrial dies. Includes instruction and practice in calculations and processes of die design. Lecture with laboratory demonstration. (3)

 TDT 2114—Jigs, Fixtures, and Tools. A course to provide students with specialized skills associated with the design and fabrication of work holding devices including jigs, fixtures, and other tools. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

 TDT 2153—Die Design II. A continuation of Die Design I. Includes instruction and practice in designing different types of dies used in industry. One hour lecture and four hours laboratory. (3)

 TDT 2163—Die Fabrication II. A continuation of Die Making I with emphasis on fabrication of complex types of dies. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

 TDT 2173—Die Fabrication III. A continuation of Die Making II. Includes instruction and practice in fabrication of compound dies and the use of computerized traveling wire electrical discharge machine. Lecture with laboratory demonstration. (3)

 TDT 2183—Special Project. A course to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained through other courses in the Tool and Die Making Technology program. Involves application of skills learned in other courses to design, produce, and test an industrial quality die. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. (3)

 TDT 2234—Computer Numerical Control Operations III. A continuation of Computerized Numerical Control Operations II with special emphasis on die making operations. Includes instruction and practice in the use of the traveling wire electrical discharge machine. Two hours lecture and four hours laboratory. (4)

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