Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

MTT 111: Machine Shop Practice II

General Information

  • Name: Machine Shop Practice II
  • Discipline: Machine Tool Technology (MTT)
  • Units (Credits): 2
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

Prerequisites and Recommended Courses

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Further develops student's manual skills by putting into practice the theories and user skills introduced in MTT 110. The emphasis will be a more practical, hands-on experience through the use of vertical mill work, layout techniques, vertical and horizontal band saws, measuring instruments and some lathes. Shop safety and cleanup are always stressed.

Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

II: Course Objectives

After successful completion of this course, the student will have the basic skills necessary to:

  • Check, setup, and operate a vertical milling machine
  • Use proper cutting tools, operating speeds and feed rates on milling machine for different types of materials
  • Setup and operate a surface grinder
  • Selecting and checking proper wheel configuration for surface grinder

III: Course Linkage

Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.

This course may be chosen to fulfill a Degree Requirement for the Machine Tool Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree and Certificate of Achievement.

The mission of the Associate of Applied science Degree and Certificate of Achievement is to provide employment-related knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a chosen field of study.

Upon completion of this course, successful students will:

  • Know the proper safety and work etiquette that is appropriate for a Machine Shop environment.
  • Be able to perform various types of machining operations and techniques.
  • Will make progress with reaching their performance goals, whether they are for personal or professional development.


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