CAM301 - Computer Assisted Machining Level II

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Subject Title
Computer Assisted Machining Level II

Subject Description
This subject is a continuation of CAM201 and is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to generate advanced programs for CNC milling machines using the PC-based Mastercam CAD/CAM software. Students will create solids and surfaces and use them to post process high-speed CNC milling machine routines.  Students will continue learning 3D-geometry creation and editing; tool path creation and editing; tool path simulation, and the post processing required to generate advanced G codes for vertical machining centres.  Consideration will be given to the planning process that takes place prior to machining a part on a numerically controlled machine tool.  

Credit Status
Full credit status towards a college program

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

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

  1. Create solid bodies using extrusions, fillets and chamfers
  2. Program high speed CNC milling toolpaths
  3. Create revolved surfaces
  4. Design parts with swept surfaces
  5. Work with wireframes
  6. Generate revolved surfaces
  7. Create draft surfaces and lofted surfaces
  8. Create, simulate, and edit all relevant toolpaths

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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