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Manufacturing Laboratory: Machine Tool Processes

Welcome to Machine Tool Processes

This class is about gaining unique skills which will enable you to make highly specialized things people depend on every day. You will have the opportunity to learn the process of looking at drawings and understanding how to make a complex object from the information there.  In a step by step process the course will teach you how to safely use advanced machinery to produce highly accurate renderings of these designs. 


Library Resources for Mechanical Engineering 2020

This is an introductory course in manufacturing processes covering the basic machine tool practices utilized in the manufacturing of a product. The objective of the course is to develop a broad understanding of manufacturing operations and their relationship to engineering product design. Students manufacture, fabricate and measure the accuracy of a mechanical assembly from design drawings, using lathes, milling machines, drill presses and other conventional processes.

This guide contains links to ebook chapters and other readings which your instructor has asked the library to collect in one convenient on-line place.  As your course progresses you can refer to these readings easily by opening this guide.  The topics covered in these readings include:

► Industrial Safety
► Reading Mechanical Drawings
► Component Inspection
► Material Removal
       →Mill Design
       →Drill Bits
► International Tolerance Grades
► Limits and Fits
► Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance
► CNC Lathe (G Code)
► Sheet Forming