Introduction to Machining and Fabrication

Introduces machining and fabrication through hands-on experience. Provides an introduction to use of a mill, lathe, band saw, plasma and oxyacetylene torch, welding equipment and other common machining and fabrication tools. Also introduces use of precision measurement tools and mechanical drawing. Using these tools, students will complete an independent project. The course will lead to an understanding of possibilities, limitations and tolerances for custom machined and fabricated parts. Such knowledge is essential for experimental scientists designing equipment, entrepreneurs designing prototypes, and others who work with machinists. Extended format.

.5 unit — Burt

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 1 Introduction to Machining and Fabrication Steve Burt Olin Hall SHOP 152 8 / -1 06/28/2022
Spring 2022 Block 5 Introduction to Machining and Fabrication Steve Burt TBA 8 / 1 06/28/2022
Spring 2023 Block 5 Introduction to Machining and Fabrication Steve Burt TBA 8 / 8 06/28/2022
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