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Industrial Technology (IND)

IND 103  OSHA 10-Hr Healthcare  (1)  

Safety Orientation/OSHA 10 provides the student with an overview of the OSHA standards relevant to the construction industry. Various topics are presented in a 15-hour format. Among the subjects covered in the course are: an introduction to OSHA, electrical safety, fall protection, and excavation and trenching safety.

IND 104  Basic Electricity I  (3)  

This course is an introduction to electricity, basic electrical components and their characteristics, circuit schematics and basic analysis of series and parallel DC circuits. Hands-on labs help guide student learners to assimilate this material.

IND 105  OSHA - 10 Hr Gen Industry Cert  (1)  

This course is offered in an online or face-to-face format. For the online course, all course activities are completed through an interactive self-paced website. In the face-to-face format, a variety of classroom and/or lab learning and assessment activities are used to present the material. In both formats students in this course will: explain job/site safety and precautions for job/site hazards; determine the uses of personal protective equipment (PPE); identify the safety equipment and procedures related to safe work practices and environment; identify fire prevention and protection techniques; explore Hazardous Communications (HazCom) including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

IND 107  OSHA - 10 Hour Const Ind Cert  (1)  

This course provides the student with an overview of the OSHA standards relevant to the construction industry. Various topics are presented in a 10-hour format. Among the subjects covered in the course are: and introduction to OSHA, electrical safety, fall protection, excavation and trenching safety.

IND 108  Mechanical Systems I  (3)  

This course provides understanding of mechanical energy transmission concepts along with lab experience to operate, install, analyze performance, and design basic mechanical transmission systems using chains, v-belts and spur gears. Students also learn to safely move loads of different shapes and sizes using a variety of methods.

IND 109  OSHA - 30 Hour Const Ind Cert  (2)  

Students will learn basic OSHA regulations and safety. The students will also learn how to read the OSHA manual properly. The course will stress the importance of personal protective equipment; fall protection, hazard recognition and other topics connect to on the job site safety. The course will also provide the student with an understanding of current safety regulation, established safety practices, and the impact of behavior and environment on injury prevention.

IND 111  OSHA - 30 Hour Const Ind Cert  (3)  

This course provides an overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Construction Training Topics. This course is intended to provide entry level construction workers a broad awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. This course will also address real world challenges that electrical workers face on a daily bases. It will introduce avoiding oversights that could result in shock and arc flash accidents. The material presented will emphasize the rules specified by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) using NFPA 70E standards. After taking this course, students will be able to take the arc flash certification test.

IND 112  Fluid Power I  (3)  

This course provides fundamentals of pneumatics, air compressors, control valves, pneumatic cylinders, and electro-pneumatic controls; and basic pump principles, centrifugal pumps, magnetic drive pumps, diaphragm pumps, metering pumps and pump seals. Students learn how to operate, install, troubleshoot, analyze performance, and design basic pneumatic systems and pump systems.

IND 115  ARC Flash  (1)  

This course will address real world challenges that electrical workers face on a daily basis. It will introduce avoiding oversights that could result in shock and arc-flash accidents. The material presented will emphasize the rules specified by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) using the NFPA 70E standards. The delivery method will include videos of real accidents due to arc flash in the manufacturing environment. It will cover first-time coverage of direct current (DC) shock protection boundaries, hazard and risk categories for specific electrical tasks such as full-head protection against arc flash by eliminating the second task designation protocol stated by the NFPA. After taking this course, students will be able to take the arc flash certification test.

IND 116  Lathe/Mill/Grind for I.M.  (3)  

This course covers fundamental manual machine operator skills and basic precision measuring techniques. Specific course topics include machines, tools and measurements to produce an end product. Participants work independently and as small teams in completing the hands-on lab activities.

IND 127  Mechanical Systems  (3)  

This course provides understanding of mechanical energy transmission concepts along with lab experience to operate, install, analyze performance, and design basic mechanical transmission systems using chains, v-belts and spur gears. Students also learn how to safely move loads of different shapes and sizes using a variety of methods.

IND 144  Basic Electricity II  (3)  

This course provides understanding of analysis of series and parallel DC and AC circuits; combination of resistive, inductive and capacitive circuits and industrial applications of these circuits. Hands-on labs help guide student learners to assimilate this material.

IND 146  Industrial Welding Basics  (3)  

This course introduces basic concepts of Industrial welding. Hands-on lab activities are provided for the participant to apply knowledge and develop skills in the following areas: Shop Safety, basics into GMAW and GTAW welding. Participants will work independently and as small teams in completing the lab activities.

IND 147  Mechanical Systems Reliability  (3)  

This course provides understanding of mechanical energy transmission concepts along with lab experience to operate, install, analyze performance, and design mechanical drive systems using right angle gears, bearings and couplings. Students learn how to setup and operate laser shaft alignment and apply vibration analysis to various power transmission systems. Prerequisite/Corequisite: Mechanical Systems or consent of instructor.

IND 148  Mechanical Systems II  (3)  

This course provides understanding of mechanical energy transmission concepts along with lab experience to operate, install, analyze performance, and design mechanical drive systems using right angle gears, bearings and couplings. Students learn how to setup and operate laser shaft alignment and apply vibration analysis to various power transmission systems.

IND 152  Electrical Control Systems I  (3)  

This course is an introduction to electrical control systems with focus on control devices, electric motors, manual/electric/magnetic motor control and overload/over current protection and monitoring. Lab experience helps develop skills to operate, install, design, and troubleshoot AC electric motor control circuits for various applications.

IND 156  Welding SMAW  (3)  

This course introduces basic concepts of general welding. Hands-on lab activities are provided for the participant to apply knowledge and develop skills in the following areas: Shop Safety, Cutting (oxy/acetylene) SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding). Participants work independently and as small teams in completing the lab activities.

IND 204  Electrical Control Systems II  (3)  

This course provides an understanding of Reversing Motor Circuits, Solid State Devices and System Integration, Timing and Counting Functions, Relays and Solid State Starters, Sensing Devices and Controls. Hands-on labs help guide student learners to assimilate this material.

IND 207  Fluid Power II  (2)  

This course focuses on understanding of hydrodynamics, hydraulic principles, hydraulic circuitry and diagrams, piping, hydraulic valves and actuators, accumulators, hydraulic circuit maintenance and fluid maintenance. Students learn to operate, install, analyze performance, and design hydraulic and electrohydraulic systems. Prerequisite: Fluid Power I or consent of instructor.

IND 208  Fluid Power II  (3)  

This course focuses on understanding of hydrodynamics, hydraulic principles, hydraulic circuitry and diagrams, piping, hydraulic valves and actuators, accumulators, hydraulic circuit maintenance and fluid maintenance. Students learn to operate, install, analyze performance, and design hydraulic and electrohydraulic systems.

IND 212  Electrical Control Systems III  (3)  

This course focuses on motion and position control systems; servo motors and servo system feedback devices. Hands on labs help develop skills to operate, install, tune, and troubleshoot major types of AC and DC drives.

IND 213  Advanced ECS  (3)  

This course focuses on motion and position control systems; servo motors and servo system feedback devices. Hands on labs help develop skills to operate, install, tune, and troubleshoot major types of AC and DC drives. Prerequisite: IND152 or consent of instructor.

IND 216  Prog Logic Controllers I  (3)  

This course is an introduction to programmable logic controllers and PLC control of analog input and output devices. The course covers basic PLC programming and troubleshooting with live devices and their use in industrial, commercial, and residential applications.

IND 217  Indust Prog Logic Controllers  (3)  

This course is an introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and PLC control of analog input and output devices. The course covers basic PLC programming and troubleshooting with live devices and their use in industrial, commercial, and residential applications. Prerequisites/Corequisites: Electrical Control Systems II, Fluid Power I, or consent of instructor.

IND 223  Commercial & Industrial Wiring  (3)  

This course covers the routing, labeling, and the installation of wiring and components in an electrical control panel as well as wiring electric motors and external devices. This course also includes basic conduit bending and installation, selecting wire for an application, soldering, running network cables, and learning techniques to keep wiring and control panels tidy and organized.

IND 244  Process Control  (3)  

This course provides understanding of different types of process control systems like temperature, flow and level control. The course includes process control principles, thermocouples, RTD's, temperature measurement devices, On/Off temperature controllers, programmable process heat controllers, transmitters, process loop test equipment and final control elements. Using this information students learn to construct, test and operate systems found in industrial applications.

IND 247  Industrial Process Control  (3)  

This course provides understanding of different types of process control systems like temperature, flow and level control. The course includes process control principles, thermocouples, RTD's, temperature measurement devices, On/Off temperature controllers, programmable process heat controllers, transmitters, process loop test equipment and final control elements. Using this information students learn to construct, test and operate systems found in industrial applications. Prerequisites: Electrical Control Systems I, Fluid Power II, or consent of instructor.

IND 252  Robotics I  (3)  

This course is an introduction to robotics which provides an understanding of basic robotics principles, parts of robots, degrees of freedom, programming methods and languages. Students learn to home a robot, test teach points, construct flow charts and design simple robot programs for different applications.

IND 256  Robotics II  (3)  

This course builds on the knowledge gained in 'Robotics I' and focuses on sensors, end effectors, control systems and maintenance. Students learn advanced commands and operators, create simulation objects, configure objects and design work cells.