Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

MTT 232: Computer Numerical Control II

General Information

  • Name: Computer Numerical Control II
  • Discipline: Machine Tool Technology (MTT)
  • Units (Credits): 4
  • 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

  • Prerequisites: MTT 230 or consent of instructor

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Provides a continuation of MTT 230 and offers the student the opportunity to gain practical experience for further development of their skills by providing additional information and exposure to more complex applications of machining including CNC programming, mirror imaging, polar coordinates, tool compensation, and threading and computer integrated manufacturing.

Includes three hours lecture, three hours lab per week.

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 experience in using BOBCAD 20 (a popular design and cutting tool path software) to design a profile and than creating a tool path that is used to create a program by the computer. (Post processing). This is the latest version offered by BOBCAD the student will download the program to the CNC machine and run the program.

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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