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International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course provides secondary school teachers with an overview of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) milling operations. Topics include CNC applications and programming as well as the safe set-up and operation of a machining centre. Students will import geometry from CAD systems to create programs to manufacture simple parts using CNC machining centres. Quality control, troubleshooting, simulation and verification are also covered.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Students should have experience with Fusion 360 design software and be familiar with manual machining and precision measurement.

Credits

4.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss applications of CNC machines and programs
  • Identify the components of a CNC machining centre
  • Interpret CNC part programs
  • Establish work coordinate systems
  • Select and inspect tooling and tool holders
  • Set up tooling and offsets
  • Install and align work-holding devices and fixtures
  • Create and simulate milling toolpaths
  • Transfer programs to and from the machine control
  • Verify the execution of CNC programs
  • Troubleshoot CNC program errors
  • Safely operate a CNC machining centre
  • Conduct quality control measures

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2021

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