CNC Programming and Operation; Intermediate Mill

Course Description

Intermediate CNC Mill tool path programming using word address format, including coordinate system, cutter compensation and canned cycles. Intermediate mill programming using sub programs, alternate work coordinate systems and macros. Program entry, editing, and back plotting. Machine controller functions and operations. Single point threading and Unified thread form classes and measurement. Indexable tool insert selection.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
47346 DMT 84B 1Z ·T····· 05:30 PM-08:20 PM Mike Appio ONLINE
·T····· 08:30 PM-09:20 PM
···R··· 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-084B-01Z: This is an online advanced 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 with a grade of C or better.
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