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3217. Metal Cutting Principles

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CE 3110, which may be taken concurrently.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examination of metal cutting processes including turning, shaping, drilling, grinding. Mechanics of two and three dimensional cutting. Principles and mechanisms of wear. Tool materials. Theoretical prediction of surface finish. Chemistry of cutting fluids. Laboratory period includes operation of machine tools. Experimental determination of cutting energies forces, stresses and strains. The interrelationship between these and practical metal cutting conditions.

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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2024 Storrs In Person Mealy, Thomas 001 Reg TuTh 11:00am‑12:15pm
E2 323 0/30
Fall 2024 Storrs In Person Mealy, Thomas 001L Reg Tu 2:30pm‑4:30pm
CAST 128 0/10
Fall 2024 Storrs In Person Mealy, Thomas 002L Reg Th 12:30pm‑2:30pm
CAST 128 0/10
Fall 2024 Storrs In Person Mealy, Thomas 003L Reg Tu 12:30pm‑2:30pm
CAST 128 0/10