MCHT 1630 - Tools, Instruments & Machines
This course is a one semester course designed to teach the learner proper care and use of basic tools, measuring instruments and safety procedures. Precision measuring and basic operational procedures on drill presses, power saws, and the correct use of hand tools are covered.
Instructional Method Lecture
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MCHT 1630 Tools, Instruments & Machines, the student will:
Model a neat and orderly work area.
Identify commonly used measuring instruments.
Demonstrate the ability to calibrate precision measuring tools.
Select proper tools to do semi-precision layout.
Demonstrate the proper use of hand tools.
Demonstrate the proper use of precision measuring tools.
Identify the parts and names of precision measuring tools.
Explain the terms: tolerance, allowance, limits of size, fit.
Interpret the effects of temperature changes of metal with the direct relationship to measurement.
Machine Tool Technology
PO#1 Perform safety skills in an industrial setting.
PO#2 Interpret information from a blue print.
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