Introduction to fundamental mechanics.
Includes: Safety, Measurement, Tools, Physical Properties, Structures, Mechanical Drives, Fabrication, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting.
In this course concepts from arithmetic, elementary algebra, geometry and scientific notation are reviewed, extended and applied to problems from areas of technology, including electronics, facilities operation, manufacturing, welding and building energy systems.
Introduction to welding and cutting processes. Covers qualification and certification standards for entry level welders as established by The American Welding Society.
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
Overview of basic pressurized fluid systems in engineering, manufacturing, robotic and industrial equipment systems are presented.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as safety for general industry and health principles. Topics include scope and application of the OSHA for general industry.
Intro to Automated Warehousing
The basic knowledge that a supply chain technician needs to learn to be successful working in a high-tech distribution center. Ideal for postsecondary lower division or as a high school survey course. A free e-textbook currently in development.
Beginning course in blueprints and their interpretation.
Programmable Logic Controllers
Fundamentals of programmable logic controllers. Programming, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of PLC systems.
Procedures for organizing and presenting technical data.
Introduction to microprocessors and microcontrollers.
AC Electrical / Electronics
Alternating Current (AC) theory, devices, circuits, applications, calculations and measurements of various parameters.
DC Electrical / Electronics
Basic DC electrical theory, devices, circuits and applications including resistors, capacitors, coils and motors.
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