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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Machine Shop I, II, III (FMG-0111, FMM-0304, FMM-0305)

Formerly Machine Shop I, II, III (PG-037-1,2,3)
Location: 
Power Generation Service Training Center, 910 East 134th St., Bronx, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993).
Length: 

Version 1, 2, or 3: 120 hours (3 weeks).

Dates: 
Version 1: March 1987 - June 1993. Version 2: July 1993 - October 1998. Version 3: November 1998 - July 2009.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: use hand tools, measuring instruments, grinders, a drill press, and a lathe for performing layout work and various machining operations. Version 2: Students will be able to: perform proper layout techniques using layout tools; use hand tools, measuring instruments, grinders, a drill press, and a lathe for performing various machining operations. Version 3: Course 1: Students will be able to: perform proper layout techniques using layout tools; use hand tools, measuring instruments, grinders, and a drill press for performing various machining operations; and perform practical shop metallurgical techniques. Course 2: Students will be able to use grinders, a drill press, and a lathe for performing various machining operations. Course 3: Students will be able to use grinders, a drill press, and a lathe for performing various machining operations.

Instruction: 

Version 1: Major topics include: hacksaw; twist drills; filing; reamers; taps; dies; broaching; layout work; all standard lathe terminology and operations, including boring and thread cutting; shop safety practices. Version 2: Types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, heat treating of metals; layout work; hacksaws; band saws; filing; twist drills; reamers; taps; dies; broaching; grinding wheels; all standard lathe terminology and operations, including boring, thread cutting, taper cutting, and knurling; cutting speeds and feeds; sharpening tool bits, boring bars and drills. Practical shop exercises for hands-on experience; shop safety practices. Version 3: Course 1: Practical shop metallurgy; grinding wheels; hacksaws; twist drills; filing; taps; layout work; reamers; dies; broaching; handling of waste and used oil; shop safety practices. Practical shop exercises for hands-on experience. Course 2: Grinding wheels; tool bits; all standard lathe terminology and operations, including boring, drilling, taper cutting; cutting speeds and feeds; thread forms and calculations; shop safety practices. Practical shop exercises for hands-on experience. Course 3: Grinding wheels; tool bits; lathe operations; thread cutting; knurling; boring bars; shop safety practices. Practical shop exercises for hands-on experience.

Credit recommendation: 
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Machine Processes. NOTE: All three courses must be completed to receive credit (5/89). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Industrial Technology or Machine Processes (6/94 revalidation). NOTE: All three courses must be completed to receive credit. Version 3: Course 1: 1 semester hour (shop) in Industrial Technology, Mechanical Technology,  or Machine Tool Technology; Course 2: 1 semester hour (shop) in Industrial Technology, Mechanical Technology,  or Machine Tool Technology; Course 3: 1 semester hour (shop) in Industrial Technology, Mechanical Technology,  or Machine Tool Technology (5/99 revalidation) (7/04 revalidation).

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