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Advanced Mastercam
METM-221

  • Section Template
  • 4 Credits
  • 04/30/2013 to 01/01/2075
  • Modified 06/30/2022

Description

The student will learn the advanced CNC programming functions of the MasterCAM software. The successful student will be able to design, program, and run 3-dimensional CNC programs and check the toolpath using the MasterCAM verify toolpath function. (Sp)

Requisites

Prerequisite: Minimum 2.0 in METM 220 and Reading Level 3 and Writing Level 4 and Math Level 4

Contact Hours

Lecture

32 

Lab

64 

Other

0

Total Hrs

96 

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Practice safety and maintenance.
    1. Perform housekeeping, and practice maintenance and safety procedures, in all LCC laboratories and with all LCC equipment, according to published LCC Manufacturing Engineering Technology Department standards and according to equipment manufacturer's specifications.
    2. Explain lockout/tagout procedures.
  2. Create surface models using revolved, pocket, and parallel toolpath.
  3. Create ruled and flat boundary surfaces.
  4. Use radial and scallop toolpaths.
  5. Construct surface and pocket and flowline toolpaths.
  6. Construct swept surfaces for radial and flowline toolpaths.
  7. Draft and fillet surfaces for rough and finish contour toolpaths.
  8. Raise letters on a surface.
  9. Draft, sweep, revolve and fillet surfaces and pocket and contour using the shallow option.
  10. Mill rib profiles.
  11. Create machining documentation.
  12. Use automated drill software to plate machine holes, counterbores and slots.
  13. Perform CAM toolpath operations.
  14. Perform high precision machining.
  15. Setup a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill.
  16. Make part modifications on a CNC Mill.
  17. Perform CNC Mill operations.
  18. Program a CNC Mill.
  19. Program CAM software.
  20. Plan high speed work.
  21. Turn off parts (programmed).
  22. Program tool path.

Materials

Tools, Equipment or Apparel (Required of the Student)

Safety glasses
Hard soled leather shoes

Evaluation

Student Electronic Access to Grades

D2L is the College’s Course Management System which includes a gradebook function allowing students access to their grades in order to receive timely and meaningful feedback on their progress in the course at any time. These grades will align with the Evaluation Criteria listed in this syllabus. D2L is accessed through the MyLCC page.

Whenever practicable, results for graded items should be posted electronically within 48 hours after the instructor has completed the grading process for the items, and final grades for the course should be entered no later than the specified grading day.

Criteria

Types of evaluations and related weights
Type Weight Topic Notes
Class Participation 10%
Final Exam 10%
Projects 60%
Quizzes 20%

Breakdown

College Standard

 

 

 

College Grading Standards

Recommended Guidelines for Student Grades

4.0  --- Excellent

4.0     ---     91 – 100%

3.5  --- ---------

3.5     ---     86 – 90%

3.0  --- Good

3.0     ---     81 – 85%

2.5  --- ---------

2.5     ---     76 – 80%

2.0  --- Satisfactory

2.0     ---     71 – 75%

1.5  --- ---------

1.5     ---     66 – 70%

1.0  --- Poor

1.0     ---     60 – 65%

0.0  --- --------

0.0     ---       0 – 59%

Course Policies

Class Attendance/Participation

Other

Extra Credit

Extra credit may be available in this course. This information is provided by the section instructor.

Institutional Policies

Academic Success Coaches (ASC)

Student success is our first goal.  Our Academic Success Coaches mentor students to help them meet their educational, personal and career goals.  Faculty or staff may refer you to an ASC for help if you are not doing well in a class. Please watch your LCC email for a referral.

We also suggest you contact an ASC on your own if you need help or advice to reach your goals.  

To contact an ASC, call (517) 483-1422, email [email protected], or visit the Academic Success Coaching Team website for more information.

Disability Statement

Students with disabilities who may need accommodations in this class should contact the Center for Student Access (CSA). They are located in the Gannon Building, Star Zone - Center for Student Support.  You can also access the Center for Student Access website, or call (517) 483-5323.  Contacting the Center early helps ensure that accommodations are put in place as soon as possible.

Enrollment Verification

Instructors will verify participation in a course by the 8th day after the start date of sections less than 8 weeks long, and by the 15th day after the start date of sections 8 weeks or longer. Students who have not participated will be dropped from the course and may be responsible for any non-refundable fees.

Nondiscrimination Statement

LCC provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discriminatory practices based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the College.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Human Resource Manager/Employee Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1879; Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-9632.

Student Code of Conduct and General Rules and Guidelines

The College recognizes the value and importance of a safe and orderly learning environment that supports honesty, integrity, and ethical conduct. The Student Code of Conduct and General Rules and Guidelines ensure the protection of student rights and the health and safety of the College community.  The College has established procedures for reporting and addressing alleged violations.                 

Students must follow the Student Code of Conduct and the General Rules and Guidelines. Also, the instructor may establish reasonable guidelines within the classroom. Violations of the Student Code of Conduct and General Rules and Guidelines may be reported to the Office of Student Compliance.

Transfer

For transfer information, please consult the LCC Transfer webpage.  In addition, the Michigan Transfer Network website allows students to search how courses transfer to colleges and universities statewide.

The Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) simplifies the transfer of students from one Michigan institution to another. For the most current information, see the LCC General Education webpage.

Students interested in transfer should contact the Academic Advising Center in the Gannon Building - Star Zone, (517) 483-1904.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

All students, employees and visitors have a part to play in keeping LCC safe.  Anyone who enters campus must follow the safety measures outlined on the Keeping LCC Safe webpage. Reports of noncompliance with current work safety rules and public health orders will be sent to the Student Compliance Office for action.  Students with questions or concerns should email [email protected].

Media Release Statement

Photographs, pictures, slides, movies, video, or other media coverage of students may be taken for College-related business, in connection with their enrollment or participation in LCC activities without compensation from LCC, its Trustees, officers, directors, employees, students and agents of each of them.  Photographs, pictures, slides, movies, video, or other media coverage of students may be used for any legal purposes.

College Catalog

For rules and procedures on matters such as Academic Calendar, Withdrawals, Incompletes, Appeals, etc., please review the College Catalog, and contact your Academic Advisor or Academic Success Coach.

Additional Items

Course Practices

SAFETY RULES (see complete Safety Rules posted in lab):

  1. Leather type shoes are required to protect students (no canvas type or open type shoes will be accepted).
  2. Safety glasses are to be worn at all times. No Exceptions!!
  3. No student is to operate equipment without first checking with the instructor.
  4. Students must sweep and clean their work areas before leaving.

Any student not adhering to the safety rules will not be allowed to participate.