Introduction to Machine Shop

Open to all Engineering students, including Coop

Introduction to Machine Shop will teach participants the fundamental skills required for basic machine shop operations. Through a combination of lectures and project work, students will learn how to use precision measurement tools such as micrometers and vernier calipers, learn the processes required for semi-precision layout, cutting speeds and feeds, Horizontal Band Saw operation, Sensitive Drill Press and drilling operations, threads types and thread cutting.

Comprised of theoretical lectures, demonstrations and videos, learning will be reinforced by building a project from start to finish using industry standard tools and methods.  The course Instructor is a Certified Machinist and Engineering Technician.

Introduction to Machine Shop – 3 Friday afternoons, total 9 hours
Friday afternoons:  dates will be announced soon
1:00-4:00 pm
$200 per student
Includes all materials needed for project and a handbook.