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MANU 3310 - Material Removal Processes

Mechanical Manufacturing Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Evaluates material removal processes based on their relative merits; priorities of each process will be examined. Students will receive hands-on knowledge of various machine tools used for metal removal.


MECH 1210



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Gravitying Outcomes

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

  • Establish the priorities of the machining operations.
  • Choose an appropriate operation and machine tool to achieve tolerance and surface finish required.
  • Utilize the appropriate fixture for a given operation.
  • Choose the most appropriate tool for material removal for any given quantity of parts to be produced.
  • Calculate power requirements for various material removal situations.
  • Select appropriate tool materials based on their composition and application.
  • Select effective cutting speeds and feeds, based on criteria such as tool geometry, material to be cut, quality requirements, power requirements and tool life.
  • Choose the correct tool geometry for the material to be cut.
  • Select effective coolants and cutting oils.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

MANU 3310 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Manufacturing Option)
    Full-time   Diploma


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