Washtenaw Community College

Search Washtenaw Community College

Classes

NCT 121: Manual Programming and NC Tool Operation

This is the first in a two-course study of manual programming of CNC milling and turning centers. Students experience the entire process of part manufacturing by processing working drawings of sample parts, writing and editing of programs, set up and operation of CNC machine tools, and inspection of the finished products. Feeds and speeds, fixed cycles, program editing, set up procedures, and tape preparation are major topics presented. Laboratory time is required outside of class time. Students with experience equivalent to NCT 101 and NCT 110 may contact the instructor for permission to waive the prerequisites.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 4; MTT 102, NCT 101 and NCT 110, minimum grade "C"; NCT 101 and NCT 110, may enroll concurrently

Credits
4
Lecture Hours
30
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
60
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
90

Some classes are not offered every term. To see if this class is currently available, check the schedule.

Get Advising From Home

Save a trip to campus. Just fire up your computer webcam and microphone to talk to an advisor online.

more »

Books Delivered to You

Save time and gas: Get your books online through WCC’s Barnes & Noble Bookstore.

more »

What Students Say About Online Classes

“When I took an online class for the first time I was amazed at how organized it was. It was so easy to navigate and provided me with all the links and tools I needed to complete my course.”

—Mary Beth H., 30

Feedback & Suggestions | Social Media Directory