NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Apr 18, 2024  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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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.

Credits: 3

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.

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