CNC Lathes-Horizontal Mill-4th Axis Rotary-Programming Operations

Course Description

CNC lathe tool path programming using G&M code format, including tool orientation, compensation and canned cycles. Programming for CNC horizontal machining centers and 4th axis rotary tables. Horizontal machining center and lathe controller functions, setup and operations. Fixture design for mills and lathes; base plate layout, supporting, locating, and clamping practices.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
44933 DMT 84C 1Z M······ 05:30 PM-08:20 PM Mike Appio ONLINE
M······ 08:30 PM-09:20 PM
··W···· 05:30 PM-10:20 PM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-04-05 to 2021-06-25.

Footnote Information

DMT-084C-01Z: This is an online CNC programming and Operation class with live lab CNC machine demos that meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests.The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at For more information contact Mike Appio at or call 408 864 8283

Course Details

5 Units
Three hours lecture, six hours laboratory (108 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


DMT 84A or equivalent work experience.
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