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Tommy Arnold
Associate Professor, Machine Technology
(276) 223-4785
131 Grayson Hall
Office Hours: 
Monday: 7AM to 8AM & 11:10AM to 12:25PM
Tuesday: 7AM-8AM; 11:20AM-12PM; 1:15PM-2:15PM
Wednesday: 7AM to 8AM & 11:10AM to 12:25PM
Thursday: 7AM-8AM; 11:20AM-12PM
Friday: By Appointment Only

Personal Information

Hometown: 
Fries, VA
High School Attended: 
Fries High School
Degrees and Certifications: 
Postgraduate Professional License
M.S. Career and Technology Education
B.S. Vocational, Technical Education
A.A.S. Business Administration
Diploma, Machine Technology
Awards: 
Distinguished Service Award in Teaching 2005
Improvement of Instructions Award 2015
Community Service Activities: 
Church musician
Special Interests: 

Bluegrass music
Wood working
Metal working
Camping

The best thing about working at WCC is...: 
...the people that I work with.

Current Teaching Schedule

Machine Technology

MAC 122: Computer Numerical Control II

Computer Numerical Control II ( 2- 3 CR) Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup and operation. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
45563
Class Textbook and Course Materials for MAC 122 class section 1
3 ~~~R~~~ 2017-08-21 - 2017-12-18 08:00:00 - 11:20:00 MAIN Grayson Hall 0127 1 In Person Arnold,Tommy L

MAC 150: Intro To Computer Aided Manufacturing

MAC 150 Introduces computer aided manufacturing (CAM) with emphasis on programming of numerical control machinery. Teaches program writing procedures using proper language and logic and a CAM programming system to produce numerical control code for machines. Teaches basic computer usage, 2 1/2D and 3D CAD-CAM integration, and code-to-machine transfer. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
45561
Class Textbook and Course Materials for MAC 150 class section 1
3 ~T~~~~~ 2017-08-21 - 2017-12-18 08:00:00 - 11:50:00 MAIN Grayson Hall 0127 1 In Person Arnold,Tommy L

MAC 205: Advanced Machining Techniques

MAC 205 Offers advanced machine tool operations utilizing a variety of machine tools and related equipment. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 7 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
45558
Class Textbook and Course Materials for MAC 205 class section 1
3 M~W~~~~ 2017-08-21 - 2017-12-18 08:00:00 - 11:10:00 MAIN Grayson Hall 0131 1 In Person Arnold,Tommy L

MAC 209: Standards, Measurements and Calculations

MAC 209 Presents typical mathematical and mechanical problems requiring the use of reference standards such as the Machinery's Handbook for solution. Presents use of the Coordinate Measuring Machine for solution. Lecture 2-3 hours per week
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
45560
Class Textbook and Course Materials for MAC 209 class section 1
3 ~T~R~~~ 2017-08-21 - 2017-12-18 12:00:00 - 13:15:00 MAIN Grayson Hall 0131 1 In Person Arnold,Tommy L

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