Spring 2017 Semester Courses
457-170 Computer Assist Prog Laser
This course is designed to prepare students for Computer Assisted programming of Laser machines. The course will focus on advanced concepts used to program complex parts in a manufacturing environment. Students will use Sigmanest software to generate the shapes and nest those shapes to optimize material usage to satisfy customer orders. The student will complete several exercises as part of the instruction and will be required to submit projects via email/electronic media. The instruction will require the student to generate and print detailed reports as well as monitor material usage and inventory. Students will be required to operate multiple pieces of equipment throughout the course of the semester. To be successful it is highly recommended that the student has completed or is currently enrolled in Blueprint Reading for Metal Fab, and Industrial Math 1.
Sections this Semester
Offering number: 457-170-001
Prerequisite(s): 457-110 Blueprint Reading - Fab (or concurrent) or 457-310 Blueprint Reading-Fab; and 457-121 Automated Cutting Processes 1 or 457-321 Thermal Cutting Processes II
Seats Open: 11
Instructor: Hayes, William P