Metals & Machining

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A two-part class that introduces the basics of metal science and machine shop practice. Introduces 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. 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 concepts by both classroom presentation and hands-on shop experiences.

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