Basic Machine Shop

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Placement determined by minimum entrance assessment scores for reading and math

Co-Requisite: none

This course presents the basic principles of milling machine and engine lathe operation. Students will learn about machine theory, safety and component identification, set up, tool selection, and use of attachments. Precision layout and basic inspection are also introduced. Students will manufacture machine tool projects to blueprint specifications, using the vertical mill and engine lathe.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none