MAI476 Processing of Parts with NC Tools

Code MAI476
Name Processing of Parts with NC Tools
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Toms Torims, Jānis Vilcāns
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Post-graduate course which provides comprehensive knowledge on CNC machines, their application and technological capabilities. CNC programming languages, basic principles of their writing and implementation are covered. An independent practical work is foreseen: CNC programme writing in order to produce a specific part. Course contains several seminars..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Study aims at giving knowledge of CNC machines and their classification and use. During the learning process student aquires skills of independent creation of numerical control program of medium complexity parts for the manufacture of CNC machine tools and expertise gained in designing the specifics of the technological process of working with numerically controlled machines.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Understanding of CNC machine classification and application - Seminars
Knowledge of CNC programming geometry - Practical work
Awareness of programming cycles: drilling, milling and turning - Laboratory work
CAD graphics and CAM software: comprehensive understanding of their application within CNC production - Seminars
Interdependent capability to write a programme for manufacturing of a medium complexity part - Practical work. Evaluation criteria: - program correspondence to the actual technology - volume of the work - complexity of the part - content and references - graphical information and design
Capability to provide comprehensive explanation accompanied by practical examples of any of this course topics. - Exam
Course prerequisites Manufacturing technology, materials and technology, computers

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