Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Program

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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Program
0.5 - 4.0 credits MECH-104: Spin: (special Interest)

Offered: DMND
4.0 credits MECH-235: Mechanical Drives I
This course teaches the fundamentals of mechanical transmission systems used in industrial, agricultural, and mobile applications. Students will learn industrial relevant skills including how to: operate, install, analyze performance, and design basic transmission systems using chains, v-belts, spur gears, bearings, and couplings. Vibration analysis will be used to determine when to perform maintenance of power transmission components.
Prerequisites: IPOP 165, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-236, MECH-237, MECH-261, MECH-262
Offered: FALL Faculty Permission Required
1.0 credits MECH-236: Lubrication
This course teaches the technical skills needed to operate, install, tune, maintain and troubleshoot automatic lubrication systems. Lubrication concepts, setup and tuning, pneumatic pumps, series progressive valve systems and microprocessor based lubrication controllers will be covered.
Prerequisites: IPOP-165, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-235, MECH-237, MECH-261, MECH-262
Offered: FALL Faculty Permission Required
2.0 credits MECH-237: Hydraulics I
This course teaches fundamentals of hydraulic systems used in industry mobile applications. Students learn industry-relevant skills including how to operate, install, analyze performance, and design basic hydraulic systems. This course will teach intermediate hydraulic components and system applications.
Prerequisites: IPOP-165, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-235, MECH-236, MECH-261, MECH-262
Offered: FALL Faculty Permission Required
4.0 credits MECH-261: Pumps I
This course teaches how to select, operate, install, maintain and repair the many types of pumps used by industry: centrifugal, diaphragm, gear, piston, and turbine pumps. Introduction to alignment, mechanical seals and packing.
Prerequisites: IPOP-165, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-235, MECH-236, MECH-237, MECH-262
Offered: FALL Faculty Permission Required
2.0 credits MECH-262: Piping Systems
This course teaches how to design, measure, cut and thread pipe, and bend tubing. How to use different types of measurement tools: rule, tape measure, micrometer and calipers. How to install, maintain and troubleshoot fluid systems.
Prerequisites: IPOP-165, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-235, MECH-236, MECH-237, MECH-261
Offered: FALL Faculty Permission Required
4.0 credits MECH-263: Mechanical Drives II
This course will build on MECH 235 and will focus on bearings and gears used in heavy-duty mechanical transmission systems. This course will emphasize linear axis drives, clutches, and brakes.
Prerequisites: MECH-262, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-264, MECH-265, MECH-266, MECH-267
Offered: SP Faculty Permission Required
2.0 credits MECH-264: Rigging
This course teaches how to safely move loads of different shapes and sizes using a variety of methods. Students will use hoists, slings, ropes, and fittings to learn how to safely lift a wide variety of loads.
Prerequisites: MECH-262, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-263, MECH-265, MECH-266, MECH-267
Offered: SP Faculty Permission Required
2.0 credits MECH-265: Hydraulics II
This course builds on the concepts learned in MECH 237 and teaches advanced hydraulic systems. Students will learn operation of advanced hydraulic systems application, equipment installation, performance analysis of motors and pumps, accumulators, control, relief and check valves, equipment maintenance, and system design.
Prerequisites: MECH-262, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-263, MECH-264, MECH-266, MECH-267
Offered: SP Faculty Permission Required
2.0 credits MECH-266: Pumps II
This course builds around the concepts learned in MECH 261. Disassembly, inspection and reassembly of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps will be covered. Troubleshooting pump systems, maintenance and laser alignment.
Prerequisites: MECH-262, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-263, MECH-264, MECH-265, MECH-267
Offered: SP Faculty Permission Required
2.0 credits MECH-267: Maintenance Project
This course is the final project in the AAS.MECH program. Students will utilize what they've learned in previous MECH courses to complete the project. This will include Safety, PPE, maintenance request orders, lockout/tagout, planning the job, rigging, pump disassembly, inspection and measurement, recommendations and assembly.
Prerequisites: MECH-262, minimum grade C.
Corequisites: MECH-263, MECH-264, MECH-265, MECH-266
Offered: SP Faculty Permission Required

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