MAC 108 - Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Grinding

Course Description

Effective: 2015-08-01

Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate proper techniques in computer numerically controlled (CNC) outside diameter (OD), internal diameter (ID), and surface grinding. Covers the programming and operation of various CNC grinders and the set-up of selected grinding operations. Focuses on understanding the importance of machine parameters and wheel selection to surface finish in grinding applications.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

In this course students will learn the fundamentals of CNC grinding. Students will learn how to program, set-up, and operate various computer numerically controlled (CNC) outside diameter (OD), internal diameter (ID), and surface grinders. Students will also learn the importance of surface finish and how to obtain those surface finishes through machine parameters and wheel selection.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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