MTT-275: Advanced CNC Operations

Machine Tool-Do Not Use
Academic Level
Course Subject
Machine Tool Technology
Course Number
Course Title
Advanced CNC Operations
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

Emphasizes the total aspects of computer numerical control (CNC) as applied in manufacturing today. Covers estimating for CNC manufacturing, DNC, tool selection, cutting-tool material selection, and small-batch production.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Review of CNC Milling / Turning.
  2. Estimating material cost for CNC production parts.
  3. Estimating Tooling costs for CNC production parts.
  4. Process small batch production parts.
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment, sharing duties and responsibilities.
  2. Estimate part costs by using commonly practiced quoting techniques.*
  3. Analyze and determine the most efficient programming method relative to manual vs. CAD/CAM programming.*

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement
  • Each group will be required to submit 3 projects as assigned.
  • All assigned projects will be accompanied by the proper documentation as presented in the requirements.
  • Each student is required to submit a typewritten document which details the following: group activity (as a group or team), individual contribution to the team.
  • All students will keep a time log to validate course lecture hours and lab hours. This log will be turned in at the end of the semester.

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Summer 2014
ILT Approval Date
Curriculum Committee Approval Date