NCT 221: Advanced Manual Programming and NC Tool Operation

This is the second of a two-course study of manual programming and CNC Machine Tool Operation. Complex cutter path generation, cutter compensation, repetitive programming, multi-quadrant circular interpolation, three axis interpolation, threading macros, and other advanced programming techniques are practiced. Geometry creation using CAD/CAM software will be presented and used in this class. The class format is similar to that of NCT 121. Students with experience equivalent to NCT 121 may contact the instructor for permission to waive the prerequisite.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 4; NCT 121 minimum grade "C"

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
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The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 60
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 90

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