Industrial Maintenance Technology

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

INT 101 : DC Fundamentals

NOTE: There is an approved standardized plan-of-instruction for this coruse. This course provides an in depth study of direct current(DC) electronic theory. Topics include atomic theory, magnetism, properties of conductors and insulators, and characteristics of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. Inductors and capacitors are introduced and their effects on DC circuits are examined. Students are prepared to analyze complex DC circuits, solve for unknown circuit variables and to use basic electronic test equipment. This course also provides hands on laboratory exercises to analyze, construct, test, and troubleshoot DC circuits. Emphasis is placed on the use of scientific calculator and the operation of common test equipment used to analyze and trouble shoot DC and to provce the theories taught during classroom instruction. This is a CORE course.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

INT 102 : Industrial Maintenance Cutting/Welding

This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of acetylene cutting and the basic SMAW (stick) welding. Topics covered are acetylene torch cutting equipment, safety and use; welding safety, welding hand tools, type of welding machines and welding rods, determining types of metal, welding passes, beads, and joints.

Credits

2

INT 103 : AC Fundamentals

NOTE: There is an approved standardized plan-of-instruction for this coruse. This course provides an in depth study of alternating current (AC) electronic theory. Students are prepared to analyze complex AC circuit configurations with resistors, capacitors, and inductors in series and parallel combinations. Topics include electrical safety and lock out procedures, specific AC theory functions such as RLC, impedance, phase relationships, and power factor. Students will be able to dfine terms, identrify waveforms, solve complex mathematical problems, construct circuits, explain circuit characteristics, identify components, and make accurate circuit measurements using appropriate measurement instruments. They should also be able to perform fundamental taskes associated with troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining industrial AC systems. This is a CORE course.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by college.

INT 106 : Elements of Industrial Mechanics

This course provides instruction in basic physics concepts applicable to industrial mechanics. Topics include mechanical principles with emphasis placed on power transmission and specific mechanical components. Upon course completion, students will be able to apply principles relative to mechanical tools, fasteners, basic mechanics, lubrication, bearings, packing and seals.

Credits

3

INT 113 : Industrial Motor Control I

This course is a study of the construction, operating characteristics, and installation of different motor control circuits and devices.  Emphasis is placed on the control of three phase AC motors.  This course covers the use of motor control symbols, magnetic motor starters, running overload protection, pushbutton stations, multiple control stations, two wire control, three wire control, jogging control, sequence control, and ladder diagrams of motor control circuits.  Upon completion, students should be able to understand the operation of motor starters, overload protection, interpret ladder diagrams using pushbutton stations and understand complex motor control diagrams. 

Credits

3

INT 117 : Principles of Industrial Mechanics

This course provides instruction in basic physics concepts applicable to mechanics of industrial production equipment. Topics include the basic application of mechanical principles with emphasis on power transmission, specific mechanical components, alignment, and tension. Upon completion, students will be able to perform basic troubleshooting, repair and maintenance functions on industrial production equipment. This is a CORE course.

Credits

3

INT 118 : Fundamentals of Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics

This course is a study of the construction, operating characteristics, and installation of different motor control circuits and devices.  Emphasis is placed on the control of three phase AC motors.  This course covers the use of motor control symbols, magnetic motor starters, running overload protection, pushbutton stations, multiple control stations, two wire control, three wire control, jogging control, sequence control, and ladder diagrams of motor control circuits.  Upon completion, students should be able to understand the operation of motor starters, overload protection, interpret ladder diagrams using pushbutton stations and understand complex motor control diagrams. 

Credits

3

INT 121 : Industrial Hydraulics Troubleshooting

This course provides instruction in maintenance and troubleshooting procedures needed for safe and proper repair of hydraulic systems used with industrial production equipment. Topics include maintenance and troubleshooting procedures, hydraulic system maintenance and troubleshooting techniques, effects of heat, leakage, and contamination on components and system operation, component maintenance and troubleshooting, reading and interpreting system diagrams, and design and troubleshooting of hydraulic circuits and systems. Upon course completion, students will demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and repair industrial hydraulic systems.

Credits

3

INT 127 : Principles of Industrial Pumps and Piping Systems

This course provides information in the fundamental concepts of industrial pumps and piping systems. Topics include pump identification, operation, and installation; maintenance and troubleshooting; and piping systems and their installation. Upon course completion, students will be able to install, maintain, and troubleshoot industrial pumps and piping systems.

Credits

3

INT 134 : Principles of Industrial Maintenance Welding and Metal Cutting Techniques

This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of acetylene cutting and the basics of welding needed for the maintenance and repair of industrial production equipment. Topics include oxy-fuel safety, choice of cutting equipment, proper cutting angles, equipment setup, cutting plate and pipe, hand tools, types of metal welding machines, rod and welding joints, and common welding passes and beads. Upon course completion, students will demonstrate the ability to perform metal welding and cutting techniques necessary for repairing and maintaining industrial equipment.

Credits

3

INT 158 : Industrial Wiring I

This course focuses on principles and applications of commercial and industrial wiring. Topics include electrical safety practices, an overview of National Electric Code requirements as applied to commercial and industrial wiring, conduit bending, circuit design, pulling cables, transformers, switch gear, and generation principles.

Credits

3

INT 161 : Blueprint Reading for Industrial Technicians

This course provides the students with terms and definitions, theory of orthographic projection, and other information required to interpret drawings used in the manufacturing and industrial trade areas. Topics include multiview projection, pictorial drawings, dimensions and notes, lines and symbols, tolerances, industrial applications, scales and quality requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret blueprint drawings used in the manufacturing and industrial trades. This course may be tailored to meet specific local industry needs. This is a CORE course.

Credits

3

INT 184 : Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers

This course provides an introduction to programmable logic controllers. Emphasis is placed on but not limited to, the following: PLC hardware and software, numbering systems, installation, and programming. Upon completion, students must demonstrate their ability by developing, loading, debugging, and optimizing PLC programs.

Credits

3

INT 206 : Industrial Motors I

This course focuses on basic information regarding industrial electrical motors. Upon completion, students will be able to troubleshoot, remove, replace, and perform routine maintenance on various types of motors.

Credits

3

INT 207 : Industrial Automatic Controls

This course focuses on the function of automatic controllers in different modes: on-off, proportional, reset, derivative, ratio, and cascade. Topics include operation of pneumatic, electronic, and computer process control equipment; service of basic process equipment and instrumentation; correct operation and maintenance of valves and pumps; recognizing patterns from data; developing and interpreting control charts; determining control limits; and performing root cause analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to write start-up and shut-down procedures, and operate, monitor, and control continuous and batch model plants.

Credits

3

INT 211 : Industrial Motors II

This course focuses on advanced information regarding industrial electrical motors. Upon completion, students will be able to troubleshoot, remove, replace, and perform advanced maintenance on various types of motors.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

INT 213 : Industrial Motor Control II

This course is a continuation of INT 113 focusing on additional theory and practice regarding industrial motor control schematics and wiring. Included are multispeed and softstart wiring techniques for industrial motors and synchronous motor control. The student will also be exposed to the theory, setup and programming of variable speed drives. Upon completion, students will be able to remove, replace, and wire different types of resistors, reactors and transformers similar to those used in the control of industrial polyphase motors and large DC motors.

Credits

3

INT 254 : Robot Maintenance and Troubleshooting

This course introduces the principle concepts in troubleshooting and maintenance of robots. Topics include recognizing and describing major robot components. Students will learn to diagnose robot mechanical problems to the component level; to replace mechanical components and perform adjustments; to troubleshoot class 1,2, and 3 faults; to manipulate I/O for the robot; and periodic and preventive maintenance. Students will learn how to safely power up robots for complete shutdown and how to manipulate robots using the teach pendant. Upon completion students will be able to describe the various robot classifications and characteristics, explain system operations of simple robots, and maintain robotic systems.

Credits

3

INT 261 : Mssc Safety Course

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills related to safety in a manufacturing environment. Topics covered include: • Work in a safe an productive manufacturing workplace • Perform safety and environmental inspections • Perform emergency drills and participate in emergency teams • Identify unsafe conditions and take corrective action • Provide safety orientation for all employees • Train personeel to use equipment safely • Suggest process and procedures that support safety of work environment • Fulfill safety and health requirements for maintenance, installation and repair • Monitor safe equipment and operator performance • Utilize effective, safety-enhancing workplace practices

Credits

3

INT 280 : Special Topics Computer Fundamentals

This course introduces the student to applications of computers in the laboratory setting. It will cover the computer from a hardware standpoint and introduce the operating system. Application software will include word processing, spreadsheets, database managers, and other electronic related software. Upon completion, students should be able to operate a personal computer in the technical setting.

Credits

3

INT 284 : Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers

This course includes the advanced principles of PLC’s, including hardware, programming, and troubleshooting. Emphasis is placed on developing advanced working programs and troubleshooting hardware and software communication problems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate their ability in developing programs and troubleshooting the system.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

INT 291 : Cooperative Education

This course provides students work experience with a college-approved employer in an area directly related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom experiences with work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competences.

Credits

3