PRINT READING AND PROBLEM SOLVING (30-45-3)
Prerequisite: Program admission
This course introduces practical problem solving techniques as practiced in an industrial setting. Topics include analytical problem solving, troubleshooting techniques, reading blueprints and technical diagrams, schematics and symbols, specifications and tolerances. The course emphasizes how the machine or mechanical system works, reading and engineering specifications and applying a systematic approach to solving the problem.
BASIC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS (45-90-5)
This course introduces direct current concepts and applications, alternating current theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include electrical laws and principles, magnetism, series, parallel, and simple combination circuits, inductance and capacitance, diodes and amplifiers, and semiconductor fundamentals.
DC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS (30-30-3)
This course introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include electrical principles and laws, batteries, DC test equipment, Series, parallel, simple combination circuits, laboratory procedures and safety practices.
AC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS (30-30-3)
This course introduces alternating current concepts, theory, and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, inductance and capacitance.
INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS I (30-75-4)
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls, theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.
BASIC INDUSTRIAL PLCs (15-105-4)
This course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.
INDUSTRIAL WIRING (30-75-4)
Teaches the fundamental concepts of industrial wiring with an emphasis on installation procedures. Topics include: grounding, raceways, three-phase systems, transformers (three-phase and single-phase), wire sizing, overcurrent protection, NEC requirements, industrial lighting systems, and switches, receptacles, and cord connectors.
MECHANICAL LAWS AND PRINCIPLES (45-45-4)
Introduces the student to fundamental laws and principles of mechanics. Topics include mechanical principles of simple machines; force, torque, velocity, acceleration, and inertia; rotational motion; work, power, and energy; matter; gases; fluid power; and heat. The course emphasizes understanding terminology and using related problem solving skills in everyday physical applications of mechanical technology. Competencies are reinforced with practical hands on lab exercises.
INDUSTRIAL MECHANICS (15-105-4)
This course introduces and emphasizes the basic skill necessary for mechanical maintenance personnel. Instruction is also provided in the basic physics concepts applicable to the mechanics of industrial production equipment, and the application of mechanical principles with additional emphasis on power transmission and specific mechanical components.
IDSY 1180 MAGNETIC
STARTERS AND BRAKING (15-60-3)
This course provides instruction in wiring motor control circuits. Emphasis is placed on designing and installing magnetic starters in across-the-line, reversing, jogging circuits, and motor braking. Topics include control transformers, full voltage starters, reversing circuits, jogging circuits, and braking.
FLUID POWER SYSTEMS (30-75-4)
This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of safely operating hydraulic, and pneumatic systems. Theory and practical application concepts are discussed. Topics include hydraulic system principles and components, and pneumatic system principles and components.
PUMPS AND PIPING SYSTEMS (15-60-3)
This course provides instructions in the fundamentals concepts of industrial pumps and piping systems. Topics include pump identification, pump operation, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting, piping systems and installation of piping systems.
INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS II (30-105-4)
Prerequisite: IDSY 1110
This course introduces the theory and practical application for two-wire control circuits, advanced motor controls, and variable speed motor controls. Emphasis is placed on circuit sequencing, switching, and installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques.
INTERMEDIATE INDUSTRIAL PLCs (15-105-4)
This course provides for hands on development of operational skills in the maintenance and troubleshooting of industrial control systems and automated equipment. Topics include data manipulation, math instructions, introduction to HMI, analog control, and troubleshooting discrete IO devices.
INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTATION (30-90-4)
Provides instruction in the principles and practices of instrumentation for industrial process control systems with an emphasis on industrial maintenance techniques for production equipment. Topics include instrument tags; process documentation; basic control theory; sensing pressure, flow, level, and temperature; instrument calibration; and loop tuning.
MAINTENANCE FOR RELIABILITY (45-45-4)
Applies advanced instrumentation in conjunction with principles of mechanical physics, vibration and particulate analysis, thermography, and advanced reliability concepts relative to precision/predictive maintenance of industrial equipment.
MACHINE TOOL FOR INDUSTRIAL REPAIRS (30-75-4)
Provides Industrial Mechanics the basic machine shop skills to perform common mechanical repairs such as: repair of scored pump shafts, motor shafts, conveyor shafts or valve stems; repair or fabrication of support brackets; fabrication of simple shaped (cylindrical or rectangular) parts; making or repairing keyseats and keys.
INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS REVIEW (30-45-3)
Prerequisite: Program Admission
This course provides an instructional review of the Industrial Maintenance Technology course of study with a comprehensive assessment of each area. The assessment will consist of a written, identification, and hands-on examination. Topics include direct current, alternating current, industrial wiring, AC-DC motors, motor controls, industrial hydraulics, industrial pneumatics, industrial mechanics, welding, safety, and programmable logic controllers.
HUMAN MACHINE INTERFACE (30-75-4)
Provides hand-on development of Programming skills for industrial HMI components used automated industrial systems. Emphasis is placed on applying skills developed in previous courses in programmable logic controls (PLCs) in an industrial setting. This course includes advanced skills and techniques the student can apply to HMI applications in an industrial environment.
ADVANCED PROCESS CONTROL (30-75-4)
Teaches advanced process control skills to include Process control drawings, PID control, advanced loops and tuning, Process controllers, DCS systems, and SCADA systems. The student will be introduced to the fundamentals, devices and methods use in todays advanced process systems.
INDUSTRIAL GRAPHICAL COMMUNICATION (30-75-4)
Provides hands on experience in the development and implementation of graphical computer based HMI (Human-Machine Interfaces) for control of automated machines and industrial manufacturing systems. This course is built on the user's knowledge/familiarity of programmable logic controls (PLCs) and demonstrates the capabilities and economic impact of PC based controls systems. The manufacturing industry's demand for low cost automated solutions has pushed the desktop PC into the plant floor. Areas such as front end creation, I/O assignments and communications, alarming, and acknowledgement, data trending and more are covered and explored throughout the course.