MAC 251 - Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Modeling and Simulation

Course Description

Effective: 2015-08-01

Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate the usage of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) in a complex 5-axis milling and 3-axis turning environment. Examines model and program complex parts using computer-aided design (CAD) and CAM software and features various complex multi-axis machining methods and applications. Applies machining methods to a flow cell precision machining production environment to witness positive production and quality impacts.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course will demonstrate the proper usage of CAM modeling in regards to complex 5 axis milling and complex 3 axis turning programming. Students will be exposed to the process of creating intricate precision components. This course will give students the opportunity to apply these methods on state of the art machine tools. This experience will teach students the importance of CAD/CAM technology in regards to increased production and quality.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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