- Name: Machine Shop I
- Division: Professional & Applied Technology
- Discipline: Machine Tool Technology
- Units (Credits): 3.00
- Course Attributes:
- May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
- Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees
I. Catalog Course Description
Prerequisite: None. Recommend concurrent enrollment in MTT 106 for additional practice and skill development.
Introduces basic machine shop skills which include lathe operation, lathe speeds and feeds, precision measuring techniques, layout methods, band saw and drill press operations, and exposure to the science of heat-treating of metals. Shop safety and etiquette will be stressed.
II: Course Objectives
After successful completion of this course, the student will have the basic skills necessary to:
- Use standard measuring instruments
- Properly setup and operate a lathe
- Operate lathe turn diameter, single point thread, knurl and bore, etc.
- Sharpen various cutting tools
- Calculate different operating feeds and speeds for machinery.
III: Course Linkage
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.
Scheduled MTT-105 classes:
There are currently no MTT-105 classes scheduled for this term.