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MAC 131-132: Machine Lab I-II (3 cr.) — Teaches fundamental machine shop operations, bench work, layout, measuring tools, and safety. Lecture 0-2 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 1-5 hours per week.

MAC 161: Machine Shop Practices I (3 cr.) — Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.

MAC 209: Standards, Measurements and Calculations (2-3 cr.) — Presents typical mathematical and mechanical problems requiring the use of reference standards such as the Machinery’s Handbook for solution. Presents use of the Coordinate Measuring Machine for solution. Lecture 2-3 hours per week. 2-3 credits.

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