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MENG 0150 - Machining: Basic Skills

Marine Engineering Part-time Studies Course

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Course Details

Familiarize students with the basic machining and machine tools. Students are instructed on safe working practices and the different procedures used in the manufacture and repair of shafts and flanges. The safe use of machining machines and safely fabricating and repairing shafts, housings and flanges will be covered. Students will be evaluated by the final project incorporating diversified lathe operations including cutting thread.



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify workshop hazards and select appropriate shield for work being performed.
  • Identify and describe mechanics hand tools.
  • Identify and describe pneumatic and electric power tools.
  • Demonstrate tool sharpening skills.
  • Demonstrate turning between centres.
  • Demonstrate boring.
  • Demonstrate short and long taper.
  • Demonstrate internal and external threading operations.
  • Demonstrate short and long turning procedures.

Effective as of Fall 2007


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