MFAB 128 Basic Machine Tool Technology (3 Hours)
This course provides instruction in the operation of metal cutting machinery, which includes practice in the safe operation of a lathe, vertical mill and precision grinders. Layout equipment, measuring tools, gauges, hand tools, drilling machine, bench grinder, power saws and heat-treating equipment will also be presented. Machine tool safety, shop math and trigonometry will be emphasized throughout the course. 1 hr. lecture, 4 hrs. lab/wk.