Machine Tools I
This course introduces the student to a hands-on study of basic theory and laboratory experiences for lathes, milling, drilling, grinding, bench work, and bulk manufacturing operations. Study of cutting speeds and feeds, surface finishes, as well as, machine capabilities is included. An introduction to welding, materials, and welding processes will be included. Hands on skills with basic part layout, measurement, inspection, and technical drawing reading skills used by machinist will be emphasized. Two class hours, two lab hours weekly.