Course code MašZP017

Credit points 1

Practice in Metal Processing I

Total Hours in Course40

Independent study hours40

Date of course confirmation21.09.2011

Responsible UnitMotor Vehicle Institute

Course developer

author lect.

Mārtiņš Ziemelis

Master's study programme(līm.)

Course abstract

The aim of the study course is to acquire the first skills in turning, milling and locksmith work. The basics of metalworking take place in the institute's training workshops and laboratories.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge:
• cutting properties of steel and cast iron;
• cutting tools and their materials. Assessment - practice manager's reference.
Skills to turn, mill, file and solder simple parts. Assessment - practice manager's reference.

Competence: select the cutting mode depending on the material properties. A summary of the practice has been developed and defended. Test with a mark.

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Security equipment - 4h.
2. Lathe basic units - 2h.
3. Lathe accessories - 1h.
4. Cutting tools and cutting materials - 2h.
5. Turning - 5h.
6. Construction of a milling machine - 2h.
7. Auxiliaries for milling - 1h.
8. Cutter types and cutting materials - 1h.
9. Milling - 5h.
10. Locksmith works - 2h.
11. Locksmith tools - 2h.
12. Drill construction and tools - 2h.
13. Practical work in locksmith works - 6h.
14. Forging works - 3h.
15. Blacksmithing tools - 2h.

16. Test - 2h.

Requirements for awarding credit points

The details must be worked out according to the drawings.
Oral test on metalworking.

Test with a mark.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Preparation for the test - 40h.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The details must be worked out according to the drawings.
Oral test on metalworking.

Test with a mark.

Compulsory reading

1. Avotiņš J. Metālapstrāde. Jelgava: LLU, 2009. 400 lpp.

2. Vērdiņš G., Dukulis I. Materiālu mācība. Jelgava: LLU, 2008. 240 lpp.

Further reading

1. Avotiņš J. Metālapstrāde. Jelgava: LLU, 2009. 400 lpp.

Notes

Compulsory course for students of the professional bachelor study program “Agricultural Engineering”.