Machine Shop Theory 1
Undergraduate | 2 Credits
This course provides the student with knowledge in the areas of safety, speed and feed calculations, layout equipment, cutting tools, and machine tool equipment. Also introduces and studies the more technical shop operations of threading, tapping, boring, carbide tooling, and principles of metal cutting. Principles of metal cutting include the machinability of metals and how it relates to chip formation. Students will study the makeup of carbide tooling, how carbide is affected by operating conditions, and various carbide characteristics, sizes, shapes, grades, and applications as identified by the American Standards Association. The content supports activities in Applied Machine Tooling 1 and 2.