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NCT 221: Advanced Manual Programming and NC Tool Operation

This is the second of a two-course study of manual programming and CNC Machine Tool Operation. Complex cutter path generation, cutter compensation, repetitive programming, multi-quadrant circular interpolation, three axis interpolation, threading macros, and other advanced programming techniques are practiced. Geometry creation using CAD/CAM software will be presented and used in this class. The class format is similar to that of NCT 121. Students with experience equivalent to NCT 121 may contact the instructor for permission to waive the prerequisite.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 4; NCT 121 minimum grade "C"

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

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