MTT-100: Machine Tool Processes I

Machine Tool-Do Not Use
Academic Level
Course Subject
Machine Tool Technology
Course Number
Course Title
Machine Tool Processes I
Cross-Referenced Course
Credit Hours
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
Catalog Course Description

An entry-level course in manufacturing processes involving turning, threading, drilling, reaming, tapping, and milling. Covers part processing, machines, and tooling used along with speeds and feeds and inspection techniques in relation to operations. Safety is an integral part of the course. Laboratory activities.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Lab orientation, safety, and machining tips
  2. Make-up and carbon content of various metals
  3. Measuring tools and instruments
  4. Tolerances
  5. Hand tools and layout
  6. Threads and fasteners
  7. Lathe, safety and correct use of the machine
  8. Thread cutting on the lathe
  9. Vertical milling machines, safety, and correct use of the machine
  10. Milling tools
  11. Feeds and speeds for different machines and metals
  12. Outside diameter (O.D.) grinder use and safety
  13. Surface grinder
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Implement proper safety practices regarding machine tools.
  2. Recognize proper set up for basic machine tool operations.
  3. Determine proper speeds and feeds for machining.
  4. Determine proper tooling for operations to be performed.
  5. Apply proper gauging instruments for tolerances specified.
  6. Process basic parts to completion.*
  7. Analyze completed part accuracy.*

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Student Interview and Portfolio Review

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Winter 2014
ILT Approval Date
Curriculum Committee Approval Date