CNC - Computer Numeric Control

CNC 201  Advanced CNC Wire EDM and Mill Programming  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: MTT 252 or prior learning assessment

This course is a continuation of the study of manual CNC programming and operations and will provide experience on 3-axis CNC machining centers and Wire EDM Machines. Hands-on training will cover 3-axis mill programming to include multi-level features. Training will also include Wire EDM programming for taper and multi-shape cutting in a single program.

CNC 202  Advanced CNC 4-Axis Mill Programming  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: MTT 252 or prior learning assessment

This course covers advanced manual programming and operations on 3- and 4-axis CNC Machining Centers. Hands-on training will cover mirror image and coordinate rotation subprograms and parts with multilevel features. In addition, rotary 4th axis operations will be covered.

CNC 203  Advanced CNC Lathe Programming  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: MTT 252 or prior learning assessment

This course covers advanced manual CNC programming and operations experience on CNC C-axis lathes. Topics covered will include external and internal operations using lathe cycles and C-axis milling and drilling operations.

CNC 205  Introduction to Additive Manufacturing  (1-1-1)  

Offered Spring Semester

Prerequisites: MAT 100 or MAT 032 and RDG 100

This course is an introduction to additive manufacturing processes with a focus on the different technologies available, current applications, history and other technologies directly associated with the advancement of additive manufacturing.

CNC 206  Additive Manufacturing for Non-Metals  (1-1-1)  

Offered Spring Semester

Prerequisite: CNC 205 or permission of instructor

This course is an introduction to the photopolymerization, extrusion and jetting systems in additive manufacturing. The student will set-up and operate a variety of additive machines.

CNC 207  Additive Manufacturing for Metals  (1-1-1)  

Offered Spring Semester

Prerequisite: CNC 205 or permission of instructor

This course is an introduction to the Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) and Direct Energy Deposition (DED) systems in additive manufacturing. The student will set-up and operate a variety of PBF and DED machines.

CNC 251  Intermediate CAD/CAM Design  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: MTT 254 or prior learning assessment

This course is an intermediate course in CAD/CAM design. Topics include part model creation, importing existing CAD models and manipulating and preparing the models for CNC tool paths. Training will entail utilizing CAD/CAM software using intermediate-level drawing techniques.

CNC 252  Intermediate CAD/CAM Mill Programming  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CNC 251 or prior learning assessment

This course is an intermediate course in CAD/CAM tool path creation. Topics include creating and simulating milling tool paths and output of programs for the CNC milling machine.

CNC 253  Intermediate CAD/CAM Lathe Programming  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CNC 251 or prior learning assessment

This course is an intermediate course in CAD/CAM lathe tool path creation. Topics include creating and simulating lathe tool paths, incorporating C-Axis tool paths and output of programs for the CNC Turning Centers.

CNC 261  CAD/CAM C Axis CNC Lathe I  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

This course is a study of intermediate CAD/CAM programming and editing of CNC C-axis lathe programs. The course also covers the setup and operation of the machines, setting of tools, machine limits and safety.

CNC 262  CAD/CAM 4 Axis CNC Mill I  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

This course is a study of intermediate CAD/CAM programming and editing of 4-axis milling programs. This course also covers the setup and operation of the machines, setting of tools, machine limits and safety.

CNC 263  CAD/CAM C Axis CNC Lathe II  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CNC 261

This course is a continued study of intermediate CAD/CAM programming and editing of complex parts on the CNC C-axis lathe machines. The course also covers the setup and operation of the machines, setting of tools, machine limits and safety.

CNC 264  CAD/CAM 4 Axis CNC Mill II  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CNC 262

This course is a continued study of intermediate CAD/CAM programming of complex 4-axis milling programs. This course also covers the setup and operation of the machines, setting of tools, machine limits and safety.

CNC 271  CAM 4-Axis Wire EDM  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CNC 201

This course is a continuation of the study of advanced CAD/CAM programming and operations of multi-axis wire EDM and will provide experience on 4-axis CNC wire EDM machines. Hands-on training will cover 4-axis CAD/CAM Wire EDM programming to include multi-level taper features and multi-shape cutting In a single program in XY and UV planes.

CNC 272  CAM 5-Axis Mill Programming & Operations I  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CNC 264

This course is the study of advanced CAD/CAM programming and operations of multi-axis machining centers and will provide experience on 5-axis CNC machining centers. Hands-on training will cover 5-axis CAD/CAM machining center programming to include advanced CNC multi-axis machine programming, advanced contouring and simultaneous multi-axis machining of 3D parts.

CNC 273  CAM C&Y-Axis Lathe Programming & Operations  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CNC 263

This course is a study of advanced CAD/CAM programming and editing of CNC C&Y-axis lathe programs. The course also covers the set-up and operation of the machines, setting of tools, machine limits and safety. Hands-on training will cover 4-axis CAD/CAM turning center programming to include advanced CNC C&Y multi-axis turning/milling programming, advanced contouring and simultaneous multi-axis machining of 3D parts.

CNC 274  CAM 5-Axis Mill Programming & Operations II  (0-3-1)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: CNC 272

This course is a continuation of the study of advanced CAD/CAM programming and operations of multi-axis machining centers and will provide additional experience on 5-axis CNC machining centers. Hands-on training will cover advanced 5-axis CAD/CAM machining center programming to include CNC simultaneous multi-axis machine programming, multi-axis advanced contouring and simultaneous multi-axis machining of complex 3D parts.