Material Removal

Material Removal
Methods and procedures to shape materials using basic machine tools; cutting theory, tool selection, metrology methods, and machine operation. Introduction to computer numerical control.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMath 111 or equivalent; MFG 130 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Spring Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining MFG 220
Course Outcomes


Students will understand and be able to apply correct shop safety principles and precautions while working with or around metal cutting machinery.

Metal Removal

Students will understand and be able to apply the correct principles of cutting metals and non-metals with various machine tools and a variety of cutting tools.


Students will learn to work on teams while preparing presentations on new metal removal manufacturing processes, and while developing a manufacturing plan for a proposed production run.