CAM201 - Computer Assisted Machining

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Subject Title
Computer Assisted Machining

Subject Description
 This subject is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to generate programs for CNC milling machines using the PC-based Mastercam CAM software. Students will be introduced to the menu structure; 2D-geometry creation and editing; tool path creation and editing; tool path simulation, and the post processing required to generate ?G? codes for a vertical machining centre.  Consideration will be given to the planning process that takes place prior to machining a part on a numerically controlled machine tool.   Equivalent to CAM900 in part-time studies.

Credit Status
Full credit status towards a college program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Create part drawings using a CAM application software.

2. Edit drawings produced on a CAM system.

3. Select the necessary tools to machine parts.

4. Select post processors for specific machine tool controls.

5. Create CAM machining programs.

6. Produce CNC ("G" codes) machine program files from the CAM machining application software.

7. Create and save part programs using accepted file management procedures.locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Essential Employability Skills
Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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