ERIC Number: ED339882
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
CNC Programming I.
This document contains five units for a course in computer numerical control (CNC) for computer-aided manufacturing. It is intended to familiarize students with the principles and techniques necessary to create proper CNC programs manually. Each unit consists of an introduction, instructional objectives, learning materials, learning activities, and assignments. The units cover the following topics: Cartesian coordinates, absolute and incremental positioning, basic manual programming, polar coordinates and cutter compensation, and programming the Heidenhain controller. An appendix contains blank forms for CNC tool lists and operations and for numerical control programs. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Computer Software Development, Course Content, Electronic Control, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Machine Tools, Numerical Control, Programing, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI.