ATQT 1060 - Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) Introduction
Credit Hours: 3.00
(formerly ATQT 2911)
ATQT 1060 covers Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) configuration, probing systems, part corrdinate system, alignments, tolerancing, editing, and report generation and interpretation.
Billable Contact Hours: 3
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the components and functions of a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM).
- Describe the CMM and identify its main components and functions.
- Identify common types of CMMs.
- Identify the kinds of software used on a CMM and describe their purposes.
- Identify the machine coordinate system.
- Identify the part coordinate system.
Outcome 2: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to measure accurately on a CMM.
- Describe the different methods of programming a CMM.
- Identify the probe components and build a probing system
- Demonstrate probe calibration
- Create an inspection plan
- Establish a Datum Reference Frame and Origin on the part
- Construct a measurement from previously measured features
- Demonstrate size and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
Outcome 3: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to modify, edit, and interpret a program on a CMM.
- Demonstrate the ability to edit a program successfully without a crash.
- Edit a program.
- Save a program.
- Recall a program.
- Generate a report.
- Interpret a report.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- The CMMs main components and functions
- Common types of CMMs
- Types of software used on a CMM
- Purposes of software used on a CMM
- The machine coordinate system
- The part coordinate system
- Different methods of programming a CMM
- Probe components
- Building a probing system
- Probe calibration
- Inspection plans
- Datum Reference Frame and Origin
- Measuring from previously measured features
- Size and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
- Editing a program
- Saving a program
- Recalling a program
- Generating a report
- Interpreting a report
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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