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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions for: MAC
Machine Technology
MAC 116 - Machinist Handbook
Uses the machinist handbook as a ready reference book of tabular data, formulas, designs and processes relating to machine technology. Lecture 2 hours per week.
MAC 121 - Numerical Control I
Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup and operation. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 122 - Numerical Control II
Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup and operation. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 123 - Computer Numerical Control III
Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup and operation. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 130 - Introduction to EDM
Introduces the equipment, processes, and components of electric discharge machining. Includes basic operation and programming for computer numerical control (CNC) electric discharge machining (EDM). 2 credits. Lecture 1 hour per week, Lab 2 hours per week, Total 3 contact hours per week. Basic understanding of computer numerical control (CNC)
MAC 146 - Metals/Heat Treatment
Provides approach to metals and their structure. Gives working knowledge of methods of treating ferrous and non- ferrous metals. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
MAC 161 - Machine Shop Practices I
Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part I of II.Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 162 - Machine Shop Practices II
Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 163 - Machine Shop Practices III
Offers practice in the operation of the drill press, engine lathe, vertical milling machine, horizontal milling machine, and the surface grinder. Introduces practical heat treatment of directly hardenable steels commonly used in machine shops. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 164 - Machine Shop Practices IV
Offers practice in the operation of the drill press, engine lathe, vertical milling machine, horizontal milling machine, and the surface grinder. Introduces practical heat treatment of directly hardenable steels commonly used in machine shops. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 181 - Machine Blueprint Reading I
Introduces reading and interpreting blueprints and working drawings. Applies visualization of objects, sketching, and machine terminology. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MAC 231 - Adv Precision Machining I
Teaches machining principles and calculations necessary for the precision required by the machinist. Emphasizes advanced lathe and mill work with concentration of fits. finishes, inspection, and quality control. Includes design and construction of specific projects to determine the student's operational knowledge of all equipment. Part I of II.Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 232 - Adv Precision Machining II
Teaches machining principles and calculations necessary for the precision required by the machinist. Emphasizes advanced lathe and mill work with concentration of fits. finishes, inspection, and quality control. Includes design and construction of specific projects to determine the student's operational knowledge of all equipment. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 241 - Adv. Machinery Procedures I
Teaches machining principles and calculations necessary for the precision required by the machinist. Emphasizes advanced lathe and mill work with concentration of fits. finishes, inspection, and quality control. Includes design and construction of specific projects to determine the student's operational knowledge of all equipment. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 242 - Adv Machinery Procedures II
Focuses on machining principles and calculations necessary for the precision required by the machinist. Emphasizes advanced lathe and mill work with concentration on fits, finishes, inspections, and quality control. Teaches design and construction of specific projects to determine the student's operational knowledge of all equipment. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MAC 252 - Surface Table Inspection
Introduces and develops the knowledge and skills needed to perform surface table inspection. Includes the application of inspection tools and gauges commonly found in inspection. Features practical hands-on inspection. 3 credit hours. 2 lecture hours. 2 lab hours. 4 hours per week.