MT491: Computer Controlled Manufacturing

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: MT491 Computer Controlled Manufacturing

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 1 class hour, 3 laboratory hours, 2 credits ;Offered in Fall

Credits: 2

Pre-requisites (if any): MT-161

Course Description in college catalog:

Instruction in the concepts and practices associated with the set-up, operation, and programming of CNC Turning Centers and Wire EDMs (Electrical Discharge Machines). Emphasis will be placed on using a CNC machine to cut in a two and four axis environment. Students will prepare and cut parts on a Kia CNC Turning Center with Fanuc Controller and a Sodick 4 axis wire EDM machine during laboratory time.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

MT1-3 Select material and design dimensions for safe operation of mechanical components.

MT1-4 Apply technical knowledge of manufacturing and programming to the machine shop tools fabrication of mechanical parts.

MT4-4 Select appropriate manufacturing processes and apply technical knowledge using appropriate tools for the fabrication of mechanical components and systems.

Program-specific outcomes

 Career Preparation and Advancement – Graduates will demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed for entry into or advancement in the field of Mechanical Engineering Technology.
 Engineering Competence - Graduates will be competent technicians with problem solving and design skills, and have the ability to apply mathematics, science and modern engineering software to solve mechanical engineering technology problems.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

  2. Differentiate and make informed decisions about issues based on multiple value systems

  3. Employ concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to make informed judgments

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

Students will be quizzed on the chapters covered. They will design and program parts on topics covered. At the end of the semester they will submit a projects report. The report will be graded. A final test will be given at the end of the semester.

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Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

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