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AICO 1010 - CAM Applications - Mastercam

Computer Aided Design & Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Presents the use of CAM software for automatically generating toolpaths such as 2D contouring, pocketing and drilling operations. Some programs may be proved out on BCIT's machine tools. A brief introduction to G-code programming will be included.

Prerequisite(s)

Familiarity with Microsoft Windows.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand CNC machine codes.
  • Edit CNC machine codes.
  • Use Vericut toolpath simulator.
  • Define tools and operations using the Operations Manager.
  • Establish job setup parameters using the Operations Manager.
  • Use MasterCAM's working environment for contour machining, hole operations, pocketing, roughing and finishing operations.
  • Transform toolpaths - move, rotate, mirror.
  • Edit part geometry and regenerate toolpaths.
  • Recognize important considerations for CAD model creation.
  • Understand MasterCAM's CAD to CAM conversion process.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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