MATL 101: Machine Tool Theory I

Class Program
Credits 4
This Precision Machining Theory course introduces the safe use and functional purpose of hand tools, layout tools, and measuring instruments. Fundamentals in the use of lathes and vertical milling machines including all of the basic procedures used to produce machined parts are explained and studied in detail. Horizontal and vertical sawing machines are also introduced. Proper use and identification of cutting tools for these machines are learned. Safe machine shop practices are studied and are applied in MATL 111. (F)