MACH1110 Turning Technology I

This course is designed to introduce the student to the function and application of the engine lathe. Basic turning operations will be performed. Threading with taps and dies, boring and grooving operations will also be covered. Students will produce parts in the shop environment. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.




MACH1105 or Instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate safe shop procedures
Identify engine lathe nomenclature
Calculate speeds and feeds for turning operations
Produce faced parts
Produce turned diameters
Produce drilled and reamed parts
Produce countersinks and counterbores
Produce threaded parts
Produce bored parts
Produce cutoff parts

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details