Metals & Machining

Metals & Machining

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A two-part class which introduces the basics of metal science and machine shop practice. Metallurgical concepts of steel and iron production, properties of metals, testing of metals, carbon and its rule, heat-treating, steel designations, and cast iron and non-ferrous metals are introduced. Students participate in lab exercises examining the properties of metal, an introduction to machine shop practices of safety, measurement, and machining through the use of hand tools, drilling machines, saws, and engine lathes. Students are introduced to those concepts by both classroom presentation and hands-on shop experiences. Prerequisite: Admission to Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician 324121, Industrial Mechanical Technician 104621, Instrumentation & Control Engineering Technology 106054, Welding 314421, Solar Electric Technician 104822, Sustainable Heating & Cooling Technician 104831, Machine Tool Technician 324201 programs


Prerequisite: Admission to Diesel & Heavy Equip Tech 324121, Industrial Mech Tech 104621, Instrumentation & Control Eng Tech 106054, Welding 314421, Solar Electric Tech 104822, Sustainable Htg & Cooling Tech 104831, Machine Tool Tech 324201 programs

Upcoming Schedule:

Spring 2017

01/16/2017 TO 05/18/2017

Summer 2017

06/05/2017 TO 08/04/2017

Fall 2017

08/24/2017 TO 12/20/2017