MCHN 1338 - BASIC MACHINE SHOP I

A course that introduces the student to machining fundamentals. The student will use basic machine tools including the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder. Machine terminology, theory, math, part layout, and bench work using common measuring tools is included. Emphasis is placed on shop safety, housekeeping, and preventative maintenance.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate set-up and use of the lathe, milling machine, drill press, power saw, and bench grinder applying good housekeeping, and proper safety
  • Use precision instruments to perform bench work including part layout, drilling, reaming, taping, press fitting, location of hole centers and surfaces
  • Set up power saws for cutoff operation
  • Demonstrate tooling maintenance, and hazardous material handling
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Interpret blueprints

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 32.0
Lab hours: 64.0