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Course Description

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Manufacturing: Advanced Manufacturing - MFG 203

Advanced Computer Numerical Control (CNC)

3 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours
4 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

This course will cover CNC machining as well as the advanced functions of the controller. All machine-based operational aspects of the CNC machine used in industrial manufacturing plants will be covered. This course will provide a more advanced machining experience.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the manufacturing processes necessary to make a part.
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and regulations.
  • Use calculator to perform mathematical operations.
  • Interpret drawings to write CNC programs.
  • Calculate coordinates and dimensions needed for CNC programs.
  • Calculate part and feature dimensions and locations.
  • Calculate feeds for different materials.
  • Calculate speeds for different materials.
  • Develop the CNC program to run a part.
  • Develop machining operations with Sub-Routine.
  • Develop a list of required processes to produce a part in selected quantities.
  • Identify cutting tools required for different materials.
  • Identify cutting tools required for different quantities.
  • Practice work individually and in small teams.
  • Develop a program to move work coordinate to a new location.
  • Develop a program to turn a part on the CNC Lathe.
  • Identify different machine programs.
  • Explain programs using “G” and “M” codes.
  • Determine the maintenance of the CNC machines.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday