MTT-110: Machine Tool Processes II

Machine Tool - DNU
Academic Level
Course Subject
Machine Tool Technology
Course Number
Course Title
Machine Tool Processes II
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

A hands-on course offering advanced manufacturing processes experience on the lathe, mills, and grinders. Emphasizes the proper usage and safety protocols of equipment and tools used in performing machining operations. Also covers the efficient use and the troubleshooting of carbide, ceramic, and diamond-cutting tool materials.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Safety review
  2. Preparation for Machining (S/F & GD & T)
  3. Advanced Milling Machine operations.
  4. Threads and thread cutting.
  5. Mill Cutters and Machinability of materials.
  6. Cutting Tools & Tool Life.
  7. Speeds/Feeds.
  8. Tapers.
  9. Rapid Spacers – Dividing Head.
  10. Special Milling Operations.
  11. Gears & Gear Cutting.
  12. Carbide, Ceramic, and Diamond Tools.
  13. Abrasives – Grinder
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Implement proper safety practices regarding machine tools.
  2. Select and apply abrasives efficiently.
  3. Identify tapers and their application.
  4. Describe gears and their application.
  5. Determine proper machine setup for part interchangeability.*
  6. Interpret surface-finish characteristics.*
  7. Interpret GD & T symbols and their applications.*

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
Summer 2014
ILT Approval Date
Curriculum Committee Approval Date