BMM 140 - Principles in Manufacturing Mathematics

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course begins with a review of basic operations of numbers, fractions and decimals. It then covers the practical mathematics that every machinist is expected to use in the shop in the creation of machined parts and maintenance of tools and fixtures. This includes common fraction to decimal and vice-versa conversions, inch to metric and vice-versa conversions, calculating part and feature dimensions and locations, calculating speeds and feeds, calculating tap drill sizes with formulas and charts, converting surface feet per minute to RPM’s, calculating tapers for machine set-up, plane geometry calculations, sine bar set-up, measurements of right triangles, angular and simple indexing calculations. (F, Sp, Su)