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ENGR 248 and ME or IE pro-school admission
Brian Jensen
118 Rogers Hall

Course Description

Use of measuring and layout tools, interpretation of blueprints and drawings, identification of engineering materials. Operation of machine tools, including calculation of machining parameters. Operation of gas and MIG welding equipment.


  • Safety and measurement
  • Tolerance and fits
  • Layout and materials
  • Hand tools and sawing
  • Turning and milling

Learning Outcomes

The student, upon successful completion of this course, will be able to:

  1. Safely and properly use measuring and layout tools.
  2. Interpret blueprints and drawings, including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  3. Identify engineering materials including carbon steels, stainless steel, nonferrous metals and plastics.
  4. Calculate proper speeds, feeds and depths of cut for machining operations.
  5. Safely and properly operate machine tools including lathes, milling machines, drill presses, grinders and saws.