ERIC Number: ED391901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Basic CNC Operation. Training Workbook [and] Assessment and Training Guide [and] Hands-on Assessment.
Anoka-Hennepin Technical Coll., Minneapolis, MN.
This workbook is intended for students taking a course in basic computer numerical control (CNC) operation that was developed during a project to retrain defense industry workers at risk of job loss or dislocation because of conversion of the defense industry. The workbook contains daily training guides for each of the course's 13 sessions. Among the topics covered in the course sessions are the following: CNC machine terms, machine specifications, the CNC coordinate grid system, and absolute/incremental programming; toolholder manufacturing processes, toolholding systems, and toolholder styles; functions and keys on CNC operator panels and writing/editing CNC programs; alarm codes and messages; program codes and preset tool methodology; operating CNC machines; using programming codes and locating errors in programs; operating a horizontal machine center; defining and determining machinability factors (speed, feed, and depth of cut); operating a CNC lathe; and troubleshooting CNC machine tools. Each daily training guide includes some/all of the following: session objectives, diagrams and specifications of the machine(s) introduced during the session, information sheets, and learning activities. An assessment and training guide and hands-on assessment for students in the course are also provided. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Anoka-Hennepin Technical Coll., Minneapolis, MN.
Note: For related documents, see CE 070 760, CE 070 763, and CE 070 765-768.