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Machine Tool Technology 2
Manufacturing Print Reading
3 units; 3 hours lecture
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course, students are introduced to working drawings, blueprints, and engineering specifications used in manufacturing industries. Representative drawings from simple production to complex assembly will be used to demonstrate concepts and for practice in interpreting the symbols and notations. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) in accordance with ANSI Y-14.5 and the sketching of simple machine parts are also discussed.

Machine Tool Technology 10A
Introduction to CAD/CAM
3 units; 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
Credit, degree applicable
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This course covers the study of the fundamental concepts of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Concepts explored will include the application of computers in manufacturing, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming, Automated Manufacturing, and Integrated CAD/CAM.

Machine Tool Technology 10B
Computer Numerical Control Programming

3 units; 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
Prerequisite: Machine Tool Technology 10A or equivalent; Machine Tool Technology 40 or equivalent; and Machine Tool Technology 13A or 46 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite
Credit, degree applicable
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This course covers the study of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming with emphasis on contouring, canned cycles, cutter diameter compensation, looping, macro subroutines and multiple part programming for three axis milling machines and CNC lathes.

Machine Tool Technology 10J
Numerical Control Graphics Programming
3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: Machine Tool Technology 10A, Machine Tool Technology 13A, Machine Tool Technology 40 or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
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This course covers Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), emphasizing interactive graphics programming for Numerical Control (NC) machines. Concepts studied will include interactive geometry construction, tool motion, machine functions, repetitive programming, graphic output and graphic editing. Students will process programs using interactive graphics computer systems.

Machine Tool Technology 10K
3D Numerical Control Graphics Programming
3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: Machine Tool Technology 10J with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable
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This course covers Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), emphasizing interactive graphics programming for Numerical Control (NC) machines. Students will utilize various techniques of creating geometry on multiple work planes, three dimensional (3- D) surface tool path creation and manipulation, implementing 4th and 5th axis machining, generating surface to surface intersections, creating blends between surfaces, creating roughing operations for 3D, and CAD data conversion for the purpose of 3D machining.

Machine Tool Technology 11abcd (formerly 10G)
Numerical Control Graphics Programming with CATIA

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: Computer Aided Design/ Drafting 31abcd with a minimum grade of C
Recommended Preparation: Computer Aided Design/Drafting 32abcd and Machine Tool Technology 13A
Credit, degree applicable
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This is an intermediate course in computer aided numerical control programming emphasizing interactive computer graphics with CATIA * (*registered trade mark of Dassault Systems). Concepts explored include interactive geometry and surface construction, tool motion created using prismatic machining and Multi-Axis Surface Milling functions, graphic editing, graphic output, repetitive programming, and complex surface machining for three, four, and five axis machining centers.

Machine Tool Technology 16ab
General Metals
3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
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This course covers the general skills of metal working: machine shop practice, welding, bench metal, art metal, forge, foundry and sheet metal, design, construction, and occupational exploration.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Machine Tool Technology 40
Machine Shop Calculations
3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: Technical Mathematics 1 or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
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This course covers the study of machine shop problems involving the solution of formulas related to screw threads, feeds and speeds, spur gears, simple and angular indexing. Geometric figures, angles, triangles, circles, arcs, trigonometric functions, compound angles and oblique triangles will also be introduced.

Machine Tool Technology 46
Basic Machine Tool Operation
3 units; 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course students are introduced to the basic principles and operation of machine tools with emphasis on bench operations, drilling, engine lathe, milling, and grinding machines. Standard industry practices and tool set ups are emphasized. Laboratory projects and exercises related to the lectures and demonstrations will be assigned.

Machine Tool Technology 47abcd
NIMS Level I Credential Preparation

.5 - 2 units; 1.5 - 6 hours lab per week to be arranged
Prerequisite: Machine Tool Technology 13A with a minimum grade of C
Credit, not degree applicable

In this course students develop their machining skills in preparation for the seven categories of NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) Level I credential examinations. Skill development activities will focus on safe machining practices, blueprint reading, machine tool calculations, workpiece inspection, set up, and operation of conventional machine tools.

Note: Credit/no credit only.

Machine Tool Technology 48abcd
NIMS Level II Credential Preparation

.5 - 2 units; 1.5 - 6 hours lab per week to be arranged
Prerequisite: Machine Tool Technology 13A with a minimum grade of C
Credit, not degree applicable

In this course students develop their machining skills in preparation for the six categories of NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) Level II credential examinations. Skill development activities will focus on safe machining practices, blueprint reading, machine tool calculations, workpiece inspection, set up, and operation of conventional and CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) machine tools.

Note: Credit/no credit only.

Machine Tool Technology 50
Special Topics in Machine Tool Technology
Units determined by individual course; lecture/ lab hours determined by individual course
Credit status determined by individual course

This course is designed to explore topics in Machine Tool Technology more specific than provided in other courses in the regular departmental curriculum. Students are referred to the current schedule of classes for details of specific courses.

Machine Tool Technology 95abcd
Cooperative Career Education

2-4 units; hours to be arranged

Enrollment Limitation:

Parallel Plan (Work and Attend School at the Same Time): Enrollment in a minimum of seven units, including Cooperative Career Education; employment in a job related to the major or career goal by the third week of the semester; completion of or current enrollment in one course from the major

Alternate Plan (Work and Attend School Alternately): Successful completion of one semester at El Camino College including one course from the major before initial enrollment in plan; enrollment limited to one other class during the semester; employment in a job related to the major or career goal by the third week of the semester; successful completion of at least seven units of other class work at El Camino before re-enrolling in plan

Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU - limitations apply

Through a set of learning objectives established by the student, employer, and instructor, each student will work with and learn from experts in the Machine Tool Technology field. These experiences will enable students to improve job skills, analyze career opportunities and requirements, and compare these to personal potential and expectations.

Note: The maximum total units earned for CCE under both plans may not exceed 16 units.

Machine Tool Technology 99abc
Independent Study
1-3 units; hours to be arranged
Enrollment Limitation: two courses in Machine Tool Technology with a minimum grade of B in each and acknowledgement of the instructor with whom the student will work
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU - limitations apply

This course provides special advanced studies in a subject field of Machine Tool Technology not covered in the regular departmental offerings. Regular conferences with the instructor are coordinated with assigned Machine Tool Technology projects (60 hours per unit).

Note: Refer to the College Catalog for eligibility requirements.

Machine Tool Technology 101abcd
Introduction to Conventional and CNC Machining
4 units; 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
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This introductory course covers the principles and operation of conventional and CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) machine tools with an emphasis on safety, measurement, hand tools, power saws, drilling machines, lathes, and milling and grinding machines focusing on practices and setups used in industry. Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Machine Tool Technology 103abcd
Conventional and CNC Turning

4 units; 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Prerequisite: Machine Tool Technology 46 or 101abcd (or the former Machine Tool Technology 13A) with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
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This course covers at an advanced level the principles and operation of conventional and CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) machine tools with an emphasis on the set up and operation of lathes. Topics will include safety, turning, drilling, boring, threading, cutting tools, CNC programming practices, and setups as applied in industry.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Machine Tool Technology 105abcd
Conventional and CNC Milling

4 units; 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Prerequisite: Machine Tool Technology 46 or 101abcd (or the former Machine Tool Technology 13A) with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course covers at an advanced level the principles and operation of conventional and CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) machine tools with an emphasis on the set up and operation of milling machines. Topics will include safety, drilling, milling, tapping, tooling, CNC programming practices, and setups as applied in industry.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Machine Tool Technology 107abcd
Advanced Manufacturing Processes
4 units; 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Prerequisite: Machine Tool Technology 46 or 101abcd (or the former Machine Tool Technology 13A) with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
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This course covers the principles and operation of machine tools with an emphasis on advanced manufacturing processes and machines, such as EDM (Electrical Discharge Machines), water abrasive jet machines, and grinding machines. Additional topics will include abrasives, coordinate measuring machines, advanced precision measurement, GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing), optical comparators, and practices and setups as applied in industry.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

 

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