Precision Machining

Precision Machining

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Precision Machining prepares students for employment in the metal working industry or transfer into Vincennes University’s Machine Trades Technology program. The curriculum covers manufacturing processes: measurement, layout and inspection, machine tool processes and operations, metallurgy welding, shop math, blueprint reading, and hands-on activities in the operation of the power saw, drill press, lathe, milling machine and surface grinder.

Precision Machining I

Course Title: PRECISION MACHINING I
Course Instructor: Greg Hill
Number of Credits: 3 per semester
Number of Semesters: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: Algebra I
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Vincennes University – 11 Credits
  • Develop skills to become employed immediately out of school
  • Prepare for employment within the metal working industry
  • Content includes measurement, layout and inspection; machine tool processes and operations; metallurgy, welding, shop math, and reading blueprints
  • Semester two activities: operation of band saw, drill press, lathe, milling machine and surface grinder
  • Transferable into Vincennes University’s Machine Trades Technology programs
  • Opportunity to obtain APICS Certificate: Logistics; APICS Certificate: Operations; MSSC Certificate: Certified Logistics Associate

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
PMTD 110 Manufacturing Processes 2 Credits Vincennes University
PMTD 110L Manufacturing Processes Lab 1 Credit Vincennes University
PMTD 120 General Machines 6 Credits Vincennes University
PMTD 105 Metallurgy & Industrial Blueprint 2 Credits Vincennes University

Precision Machining II

Course Title: Precision Machining II
Course Instructor: Mr. Duddleston
Number of Credits: 3 per semester
Number of Semesters: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: Precision Machining I
Eligible Grade Levels: 12th
Dual Credit: Vincennes University – 10 credits
  • Develop skills to become employed immediately out of school
  • Prepare for employment within the metal working industry
  • Content includes measurement, layout and inspection; machine tool processes and operations; metallurgy, welding, shop math, and reading blueprints
  • Semester two activities: operation of band saw, drill press, lathe, milling machine and surface grinder
  • Transferable into Vincennes University’s Machine Trades Technology programs

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
PMTD 115 CNC Set Up and Operation 2 Credits  Vincennes University
PMTD 116 Intro to CNC Programming 2 Credits Vincennes University
PMTD 120 General Machines 6 Credits Vincennes University

Academic Standards for Success

  • Solve problems based on understanding the properties of shapes, such as triangles and circles, and the spatial relationships between angles and lines.
  • Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.
  • Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.
  • Solve abstract and practical problems by applying and adapting a variety of strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate answers in terms of questions asked.
  • Solve problems using algebraic expressions and symbols to represent relationships, patterns and functions of different types.