I. General Information
1. Course Title:
Machining Math
2. Course Prefix & Number:
CMAE 1530
3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:
Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
4. Course Description:
This math course is designed for students in a machine shop environment. The primary goal of this course is to help individuals acquire a solid foundation in the basic skills of math that relate to machine shop and industrial manufacturing. This course will show how these skills can model and solve authentic real world problems.
5. Placement Tests Required:
Accuplacer (specify test): 
Arithmetic 
Score: 
62 
6. Prerequisite Courses:
CMAE 1530  Machining Math
All Credit(s) from the following...
Course Code  Course Title  Credits 
CMAE 1502  Technical Math  3 
9. Corequisite Courses:
CMAE 1530  Machining Math
There are no corequisites for this course.
II. Transfer and Articulation
1. Course Equivalency  similar course from other regional institutions:
Name of Institution

Course Number and Title

Credits

St. Cloud Technical College

CMAE 1530 Technical Math

2

Northland Community & Technical College

CMAE 1530 Technical Math

2

St. Paul College

CMAE 1530 Technical Math

2

Northwest Technical College

CMAE 1530 Technical Math

2

3. Prior Learning  the following prior learning methods are acceptable for this course:
Advanced Standing
III. Course Purpose
1. ProgramApplicable Courses – This course is required for the following program(s):
Name of Program(s)

Program Type

360 Machine Technology

Certificate

IV. Learning Outcomes
1. CollegeWide Outcomes
CollegeWide Outcomes/Competencies 
Students will be able to: 
Analyze and follow a sequence of operations 
Solve practical machining problems utilizing a systematic approach to problem solving, related to machining processes 
2. Course Specific Outcomes  Students will be able to achieve the following measurable goals upon completion of
the course:
Expected Outcome

MnTC Goal Area

Define different types of tolerances


Calculate clearance and interference fits


Define right triangle relationships


Calculate Pythagorean therom


Calculate angles into minutes, degrees, and seconds


Calculate Sine, Cosine and Tangent applications


Calculate Cosecant, Secant, and Cotangent applications


Calculate tapers


Calculate Sine bar applications


V. Topical Outline
Listed below are major areas of content typically covered in this course.
1. Lecture Sessions
Problem Solving

Types of tolerances

Clearance and interference fits

Calculating tolerances

Right triangle relationships

Pythagorean therom

Included angles

Minutes, degrees, seconds

Sine, cosine, tangent applications

Cosecant, secant and cotangent applications

Taper calculations

Sine bar applications

Gage block applications

Gage pins applications

Inspection process

I. General Information
1. Course Title:
Machining Math
2. Course Prefix & Number:
CMAE 1530
3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:
Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
4. Course Description:
This math course is designed for students in a machine shop environment. The primary goal of this course is to help individuals acquire a solid foundation in the basic skills of math that relate to machine shop and industrial manufacturing. This course will show how these skills can model and solve authentic real world problems.
5. Placement Tests Required:
Accuplacer (specify test): 
Arithmetic 
Score: 
62 
6. Prerequisite Courses:
CMAE 1530  Machining Math
All Credit(s) from the following...
Course Code  Course Title  Credits 
CMAE 1502  Technical Math  3 
9. Corequisite Courses:
CMAE 1530  Machining Math
There are no corequisites for this course.
II. Transfer and Articulation
1. Course Equivalency  similar course from other regional institutions:
Name of Institution

Course Number and Title

Credits

St. Cloud Technical College

CMAE 1530 Technical Math

2

Northland Community & Technical College

CMAE 1530 Technical Math

2

St. Paul College

CMAE 1530 Technical Math

2

Northwest Technical College

CMAE 1530 Technical Math

2

3. Prior Learning  the following prior learning methods are acceptable for this course:
Advanced Standing
III. Course Purpose
1. ProgramApplicable Courses – This course is required for the following program(s):
Name of Program(s)

Program Type

360 Machine Technology

Certificate

IV. Learning Outcomes
1. CollegeWide Outcomes
CollegeWide Outcomes/Competencies 
Students will be able to: 
Analyze and follow a sequence of operations 
Solve practical machining problems utilizing a systematic approach to problem solving, related to machining processes 
2. Course Specific Outcomes  Students will be able to achieve the following measurable goals upon completion of
the course:
Expected Outcome

MnTC Goal Area

Define different types of tolerances


Calculate clearance and interference fits


Define right triangle relationships


Calculate Pythagorean therom


Calculate angles into minutes, degrees, and seconds


Calculate Sine, Cosine and Tangent applications


Calculate Cosecant, Secant, and Cotangent applications


Calculate tapers


Calculate Sine bar applications


V. Topical Outline
Listed below are major areas of content typically covered in this course.
1. Lecture Sessions
Problem Solving

Types of tolerances

Clearance and interference fits

Calculating tolerances

Right triangle relationships

Pythagorean therom

Included angles

Minutes, degrees, seconds

Sine, cosine, tangent applications

Cosecant, secant and cotangent applications

Taper calculations

Sine bar applications

Gage block applications

Gage pins applications

Inspection process

VI. Textbook and Supplemental Reading Materials
Textbooks

Author(s)

Title(s)

Publisher(s)

Edition/Date(s)


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