CNC101 - Computer Numerical Control

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Subject Title
Computer Numerical Control

Subject Description
This course focuses on the manual programming codes for a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Centre with a Fanuc and Haas control.  Although there are different formats used to program CNC equipment, the skills and concepts learned in this course will enable the student to quickly master other CNC controls. 
Equivalent to CAM902 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. Describe the function of "G" and "M" codes.

2. Calculate the "X" and "Y" coordinates necessary to program CNC machines in absolute and incremental modes.

3. Create a part drawing and show, with the assistance of a hole template, cutter paths.

4. Write a manual NC program for simple parts requiring linear and circular interpolation, canned cycles, tool length compensation, and cutter diameter compensation.

5. Prepare a tool and geometry list for NC programs.


Essential Employability Skills
Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

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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