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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog
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MN 199 - Theory of Machine Operations

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 4

Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: This class covers the theory of metal-removing machinery most commonly used in industry. Areas of instruction include the proper use of power saws, drill presses, lathes, vertical mills, and surface grinders. Shop safety, basic metrology, and an introduction to Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining are also included.  It is recommended that students have math proficiency equivalent to MA 095 or Higher, and a basic understanding of blueprint reading/interpretation prior to enrolling in this course.

This course is offered in both lecture/lab and module formats.  Students must successfully complete both modules, in sequence, to achieve full course credit.

MN 199A (Theory of Machine Shop Module A) – An introduction to a manufacturing environment with special emphasis placed on general safety procedures and the recognition of hazardous materials.  The proper use of hand tools, measuring tools, and layout tools is emphasized while students study the general capabilities of power saws, drill presses, and vertical mills. 

MN 199B (Theory of Machine Shop Module B) – Students continue the study and application of metal cutting fundamentals with training in the proper use, tooling, and setup of an engine lathe.  Students will also study and apply the fundamentals of precision grinding and Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining methods. 

Course Fee: $15.00

Department Consent: No Department Consent Required

General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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