Mechanical Techniques - Precision Machining and Tooling

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Courses - September 2022

Level 1

Course Details

College Reading & Writing Skills
COMM1085

Description:

This course introduces students to the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills needed for academic and workplace success. Students will analyse a variety of texts and apply the steps of planning, writing, and revising to produce writing that meets the expectations of selected audiences and purposes. The course prepares students for college-level writing tasks, research, and documentation by asking them to produce clear, informed, and purposeful documents relevant to both academic and professional contexts.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Conestoga 101
CON0101

Description:

This self-directed course focuses on introducing new students to the supports, services, and opportunities available at Conestoga College. By the end of this course, students will understand the academic expectations of the Conestoga learning environment, as well as the supports available to ensure their academic success. Students will also be able to identify on-campus services that support their health and wellness, and explore ways to get actively involved in the Conestoga community through co-curricular learning opportunities.

  • Hours: 1
  • Credits: 0
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Mechanical Engineering Drawings
DRWG1330

Description:

This course provides the student with the necessary skills to read shop-related blueprints. The student will be able to transfer dimensioned information to measurements on a workpiece, identify the features of a workpiece by interpreting a two or three view mechanical drawing, sketch to scale the three principle views of a workpiece or a pictorial view, and demonstrate layout procedures.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Precision Machining Theory I
MACH1940

Description:

This course will introduce students to the theory involved in the safe and efficient operation of conventional machine tools used in a manufacturing environment as well as the application of metallurgy, metrology and industrial safety regulations.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Precision Machining Practice I
MACH1955

Description:

This course will introduce the student to hands on machining processes and applications involved in the safe operation of machine tools.

  • Hours: 154
  • Credits: 8
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Applied Technical Mathematics
MATH1040

Description:

This course will provide an understanding of terminology, basic concepts and applications of algebra, geometry and introductory trigonometry in solving technical problems pertaining to metal machining. The fundamentals of International System of Units (SI) will be discussed to assist students in developing a functional knowledge of the metric system. Students will perform occupational calculations in the Imperial and Metric systems to solve technical problems and will read and interpret data pertaining to metal machining.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Level 2

Course Details

CNC Manual Programming
MACH1165

Description:

This course introduces the student to manual CNC programming. Students will be required to produce CNC turning/machining center programs then verify programs utilizing CNC simulation software and CNC machine tools.

  • Hours: 84
  • Credits: 5
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Precision Machining Theory II
MACH1965

Description:

This course continues with precision theory for general machining and tool and die. Advanced turning, milling and grinding theory as well as the principles involved in metal cutting will allow the student to machine complex components.

  • Hours: 56
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites: MACH1940 AND MACH1955
  • CoRequisites:

Precision Machining Practice II
MACH1975

Description:

This course continues with advanced practice for general machining and tool and die. Advanced turning, milling and grinding processes will be utilized to allow the student to machine complex components.

  • Hours: 140
  • Credits: 7
  • Pre-Requisites: MACH1940 AND MACH1955
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Electives: General Education
Student must complete a minimum of 42 Hours

Program outcomes

  1. Complete all work in compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
  2. Contribute to the application of quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
  3. Comply with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
  4. Support sustainability best practices in workplaces.
  5. Use current and emerging technologies to support the implementation of mechanical and manufacturing projects.
  6. Troubleshoot and solve standard mechanical problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanics.
  7. Contribute to the interpretation and preparation of mechanical drawings and other related technical documents.
  8. Perform routine technical measurements accurately using appropriate instruments and equipment.
  9. Assist in manufacturing, assembling, maintaining and repairing mechanical components according to required specifications.
  10. Select, use and maintain machinery, tools and equipment for the installation, manufacturing and repair of basic mechanical components.