MFAB 255   Advanced Machine Tool Technology* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: MFAB 128.

This course provides students further instruction and practice on machine tool operations. Advanced techniques using lathes, milling machine, drill presses and precision grinders and the use of specialized tooling, clamps and jigs are covered. Machining techniques requiring special applications such as steady rest, and centering techniques will be addressed. Students will learn the various techniques of working with stock to produce parts from drawing, plans and sketches. Hardening, tempering and basic metallurgy will also be covered.