Machine Tool Technology

Machine Tool Technology Courses

MTT 1100     Introduction to Machine Tools     3 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATM 1100,TES 1110

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Corequisite: TED 1030 (Recommended).

This course exposes students to the practical application of machine hand tools through text materials and performance objectives. Beginning with simple operations, the student will perform layout, cutting, drilling, filing, and tapping objectives. The student will also perform simple operations on the lathe, band saw and the milling machine. Blueprint reading exercises will be performed to develop students' spacial aptitude and visual acuity. Safety is greatly emphasized and practiced daily. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3


MTT 1200     Machine Tool Setup & Operation     3 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATM 1120,TES 1120

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: MTT 1100 or consent of instructor.
Corequisite: MSE 1000.

This course covers the practical application of machine set up and operation through related projects, text materials and performance objectives. Mill tramming and alignment as well as setup of auxiliary devices will include rotary tables, super spacers, vises, angle plates, and boring heads. Lathe setups will include 3-jaw universal chucks, 4-jaw chuck, between centers, and offset tailstock. Students will perform all inspections of projects created. Safety is greatly emphasized and practiced daily. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3


MTT 1300     Advanced Machining Processes     3 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATM 1140

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: MTT 1200
Corequisite: CAD 1050.

This course covers advanced skills in machine tool operation. Both theory and hands-on experiences will reinforce the instruction. Several projects will be produced by the student, each project involving more complex machining operations on the surface grinder, OD grinder, lathe, and vertical mill. Safety and proper work habits are greatly emphasized. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3


MTT 1400     Manufacturing Processes     3 Credit Hours

Equivalent: MEC 1010

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: MAT 1100 or higher; or consent of instructor.

This course is an introduction to manufacturing processes such as safety, materials, machining, welding, casting, forging, forming, molding, design, inspection, quality, just-in-time manufacturing, lean manufacturing and automation. Projects related to manufacturing processes will be performed. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4


MTT 2100     Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC)     3 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATM 1300

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: MTT 1100 or consent of instructor.
Corequisite: CAD 1101.

This course provides a basic knowledge of CNC as it relates to the machine tool metal cutting industry. The fundamental CNC concepts of tool and work offsets, machine setup, and basic machine maintenance will be covered through text materials, demonstrations, and hands on activities. Upon completion of this course, the student is expected to display a working knowledge of CNC programming including coordinating systems and G & M codes. The student may also earn two national certifications upon successful completion of testing. Blueprint reading exercises will be performed to develop students' spacial aptitude and visual acuity. Safety is greatly emphasized and practiced daily. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4


MTT 2200     G&M Code CNC Programming     3 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATM 2100

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: MTT 2100 or consent of instructor.

This course is designed to provide students with extensive training in G and M code manual programming of CNC mills and lathes. Students will create programs for many processes such as drilling, milling, turning, facing, grooving, tapping, threading, and boring. The student can also earn 2 national certifications upon completion of testing. Safety is greatly emphasized and practiced daily. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4


MTT 2300     2D & 3D Computer Aided Machining     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: ATM 2300

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: MTT 2200 and CAD 1101; or consent of instructor.

This course covers the basics of Computer Aided Machining (CAM) as it relates to the machine tool metal cutting industry. The student will develop techniques to prepare design for machining 2D and 3D contour products. The student will use appropriate CAM software to prepare for large and small industries. Safety is greatly emphasized and practiced daily. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5


MTT 2400     Jig & Fixture Assemblies     3 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: MTT 2300 and CAD 1101; or consent of instructor.
Corequisite: CAD 2340.

This course provides knowledge of jig & fixture assemblies as it relates to the manufacturing industry. The student will develop techniques to design and machine rigid, repeatable, and robust fixturing for holding parts to perform various manufacturing operations. Use of appropriate CNC and manual machining methods will be used to complete projects. Safety is greatly emphasized and practiced daily. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3