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SKCN 162 - Computer Numerical Control Theory

Credits: 4
Instructional Contact Hours: 4

Uses various methods, such as a text editor, machine control unit, and CAD/CAM (MasterCam) to produce alpha-numeric code (G-Code) which will run CNC machinery. Uses blueprints to problem solve and program both point-to-point and complex contours on machining centers and turning centers. Discusses machines with 2, 3, 4, and 5 axis controls. Emphasizes common formats of programming. Discusses machine tool controllers including HAAS, Funac, and Okuma. Includes hands-on activities. Credit may be earned in either CNC 162  or SKCN 162  but not in both.

Prerequisite(s): SKTR 181W  or MS 181W , or Instructor permission.
Corequisite(s): none
Lecture Hours: 40 Lab Hours: 20
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Demonstrate the ability to read engineering drawings to determine the best order of operation to manufacture part.
  2. Write error free G-code programs for cnc machines.
  3. Apply fundamental math skills to write cnc programs.
  4. Write sub programs
  5. Write auto routines
  6. Demonstrate ability to transfer files from off line software programs to cnc controls.



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