- Name: Computer Numerical Control I
- Division: Professional & Applied Technology
- Discipline: Machine Tool Technology
- Units (Credits): 4.00
- Course Attributes:
- May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
- Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees
I. Catalog Course Description
Prerequisite: MTT 105 and MTT 110 or consent of instructor. Offers an introductory class to provide a basic understanding of computer numerical control. The student is introduced to the axis systems, absolute and incremental programming, tool offsets, controller operation, and fixture offsets. To better understand CNC programming process, CNC II is recommended as a follow-up. Includes 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab per week.
II: Course Objectives
After successful completion of this course, the student will have the basic understanding and skills to read and write a Computer Numerical Control program using the G and M codes used to make up the program language. To upload and download programs, edit programs in the CNC controller, setup and operate CNC machinery, in the WNC Machine Shop.
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-230 classes:
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