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CAM 1214 Computer Numerical Control Mill Programming

This is an intermediate course covering the development of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programs for three axis milling machines including spindle controls, tool changes, linear and circular interpolation, drilling and tapping, subroutines, and G&M codes. Setup and operation of milling machines. Adjusting tool and work offsets to hold part tolerance. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Computer Aided Manufacturing
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: CAM 1109 OR CAM 1161 AND CAM 1116 


  • Students will analyze a part and develop an appropriate manufacturing operations process plan utilizing standard tooling for CNC Milling machine.
  • Student teams, utilizing a process plan and CNC program, will setup the CNC milling machine with all tools and fixtures, program and manufacture the part.
  • Students following an operations process plan will plan, write, and debug a CNC program for the CNC milling machine.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2