Industrial Maintenance

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Course Descriptions

Campus Location(s):Business & Technology
Program Coordinator:Lou Tobin, 816.604.5441

Industrial Maintenance Classes

INTE 102 - Communication for Industry - 2.00 credits

This course will introduce the student to the requirements needed for good communication in the workplace environment. It will include the development of verbal, nonverbal, written and electronic communication skills. Students will practice communication in a simulated environment.

INTE 103 - Environmental Services for the Health Field - 4.00 credits

This course will introduce the student to the requirements needed for work in the environmental services housekeeping for the health industry. The student will learn general housekeeping skills, the proper safety and handling of biohazard materials and chemicals, basic Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) policies, and how safety and OSHA standards apply in the workplace.

INTE 107 - Industrial Electrical Safety - 1.00 credits

This course will introduce the student to electrical safety rules and procedures in the industrial arena. The student will learn the NFPA 70E requirements, meter safety and how to safely work around electrical circuitry in the workplace.

INTE 109 - Central Services Sterilization Process Lab - 2.00 credits

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment or completion of INTE 108 & COLL 100. This course will introduce the student to importance and requirements for working in the central services sterilization process services. The student will learn general sterilization skills, the proper safety and handling of biohazards materials and chemicals, preparation and packaging, basic instruments and inventory controls.

INTE 110 - Industrial Electrical Principles - 4.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 103 or higher. This course is an introductory course for the individual who is moving into an industrial maintenance or related activity. Behavior of electricity, sources of electricity, Ohms and Watts laws, electrical power distribution, transformers, electrical safety, electrical measurements and basic components are covered.

INTE 111 - Microcomputer Hardware Repair - 3.00 credits

This course introduces the student to maintenance, upgrading, setup, and expansion of industrial microprocessor hardware. Students will explore microprocessor architecture, functions, and components as well as methods and procedures for installation, troubleshooting, and modifications of industrial microprocessor systems. Emphasis will be on the use of microprocessor hardware and software used in an industrial setting.

INTE 112 - Industrial Electrical DC Principles - 2.00 credits

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment or completion of MATH 103R or higher & COLL 100. This course is an introductory course for the individual who is moving into an industrial maintenance or related activity. Behavior of electricity, sources of electricity, Ohms' and Watt's laws in DC circuits. The student will learn basic concepts in direct current circuits and applications.

INTE 113 - Industrial Electrical AC Principles - 2.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 112 or equivalent & COLL 100. This course is an introductory course for the individual who is moving into an industrial maintenance or related activity. This course will build on the concepts learned in INTE 112 and expand into alternating circuit concepts including introduction to transformers and 3 phase power distribution.

INTE 115 - Electrical Print Reading - 3.00 credits

This course is designed to teach the student to read and interpret electrical blueprints commonly found in residential, commercial and industrial maintenance settings. Topics include blueprint layout, symbols, projections, dimensions, tolerances, clearances, assembly and bill of material.

INTE 120 - Industrial Technologies Internship I - 3.00 credits

This course is designed to give the student real world experience in the industrial technologies field. The student will perfect techniques and job responsibilities learned in prior courses under the direction of a mentor.

INTE 121 - INTE Internship & Co-Op - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 107, INTE 115, INTE 110, EHSS 111, INTE 112, INTE 140, INTE 175, WELD 100, CIMM 130 and COLL 100. The student will get on-the-job work experience as an Industrial Maintenance worker. The student will attend class and work on specific skill development related to maintenance duties in industry.

INTE 124 - Employment Strategies for Technical Careers - 2.00 credits

Prerequisite: CSIS 100 or PCC Certification & COLL 100. This course prepares the student to use strategies for successful career goal setting, job seeking, obtaining, maintaining and terminating employment in technical areas. Topics include conducting a job search, preparing a resume and cover letter, and participating in job interviews.

INTE 131A - Special Problems and Projects - 1.00 credits

Independent study in Industrial Technologies related areas under the supervision of the faculty member.

INTE 131B - Special Problems and Projects - 2.00 credits

Independent study in Industrial Technologies related areas under the supervision of the faculty member.

INTE 131C - Special Problems and Projects - 3.00 credits

Independent study in Industrial Technologies related areas under the supervision of the faculty member.

INTE 140 - Fundamentals of Industrial Maintenance - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: COLL 100. This course is designed to present the fundamentals of the care and maintenance on a wide range of industrial equipment, including chain and gear drives, couplings and fluid power equipment. Lubricants and lubrication will be covered. The replacement of seals and bearings will be covered. Correct application and selection of hand and power tools. Basic motor alignment including laser alignment will be introduced.

INTE 142 - National Electric Code (NEC) - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 110. The course is designed to present the requirements of the National Electric Code. Topics include requirements, codes, wiring requirements, conduit, hazardous locations, overcurrent protection, motor protection, installations and safety.

INTE 150 - Fundamentals of Hydraulics and Pneumatics - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: COLL 100. An introduction to fluid power and pneumatic concepts. Topics include the physics of fluid power, safety, hydraulic pumps, air compressors, actuators, pressure and flow measurement and regulation, basic maintenance, motors, coolers, and operation of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

INTE 151 - Industrial Rigging - 3.00 credits

This course is designed to demonstrate to the student safe and correct means of rigging and hoisting equipment. Topics will include wire rope, synthetic and chain slings. The student will learn the fundamentals of wire rope maintenance, center of gravity calculations and safe crane operation.

INTE 175 - Electric Motor Controls I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: HVAC 109 or INTE 115. The course is designed to present the fundamentals of electrical motor control components, circuits and systems. Topics include electrical control symbols, power distribution, control transformers, solenoids and relays, motor starters, pilot devices, timers and sequencers, dc and ac motor principles, proximity sensors and troubleshooting.

INTE 185 - Solar/Photovoltaic Systems - 3.00 credits

Solar radiation as applied to photovoltaic technology, photovoltaic system component selection, and introduction to safe design and installation of photovoltaic systems.

INTE 220 - Industrial Technologies Internship II - 3.00 credits

This course is designed to give the student real world experience in the industrial technologies field. The student will perfect techniques and job responsibilities learned in prior courses under the direction of a mentor.

INTE 221 - INTE Internship & Co-Op II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 121 and COLL 100. The student will get on-the-job work experience as an Industrial Maintenance worker. The student will attend class and work on specific advanced skills related to maintenance duties in industry.

INTE 224 - Energy Management, Efficiency, and Conservation - 3.00 credits

Introduces fundamental concepts of energy management, including energy production and costs, and efficiency/conservation methods available for energy use reduction. Analysis of methods by which energy is used, and its environmental and financial impacts and consequences. Investigation of methods to identify and assess energy conservation opportunities. Optional field trips.

INTE 225 - Industrial Electrical Print Reading - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 115. This course introduces the student to industrial prints. The student will become familiar with electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, one-line diagrams and P&ID¿s (Process & Instrumentation Diagrams). Upon completion of this class, the student will be able to demonstrate the ability to use these prints to maintain, troubleshoot and install electrical systems in the workplace. They will be able to determine safety hazards and proper procedures for guarding against those hazards.

INTE 230 - Solar/Photovoltaic Design and Installation - 4.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 142, INTE 185 & (HVAC 109 or INTE 110). Design, installation and maintenance of grid-tied and stand-alone photovoltaic systems. This course is designed to prepare the student for the NABCEP Entry-Level PV Installer Certification exam.

INTE 235 - Solar Photovoltaic Site Assessment - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 185 and COLL 100. This course covers how to perform a PV (photovoltaic) site assessment to determine whether a potential location for a solar PV array is suitable for maximum energy production. The array size will be calculated for the desired energy needs. Students will use common industry tools to determine load requirements, energy efficiency recommendations, options for placement of a PV array and resources to determine financial incentives.

INTE 242 - Master & Journeyman Electrical Exam Preparation - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 142 or instructor approval. The course is designed to present a review of electrical principles, the requirements of the National Electric Code for safe, code compliant electrical installations. Topics include: NEC (National Electrical Code) Overview, electrical math as it relates to electrical theory, conductor sizing, conductor box fill, conduit wire fill, electrical services, motor calculations and protection requirements. Service calculations and overcurrent protection, hazardous locations, overcurrent protection, single and multifamily dwelling, and commercial occupancies, single-phase and three-phase transformer calculations.

INTE 260 - Industrial Pipefitting and Plumbing Fundamentals - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 140. This course will teach the basic fundamentals of pipefitting and plumbing. The historical importance of these trades will be covered, as well as their modern day significance. Plumbing hardware and piping will be identified. Safety will be emphasized.

INTE 270 - Instrumentation and Process Controls - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: HVAC 201 or INTE 271. This course is designed to introduce the individual to various types of instrumentation and control schemas. This course will primarily cover pressure, temperature, level and flow detection and calculations. Lab activities will include calibration, tuning and installation of various analog and smart equipment used in industry.

INTE 271 - Programmable Logic Controller I - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 110, 175 & CSOF 100. The course is designed to provide the individual with an ability to understand the various output methods, programming and troubleshooting techniques using the programmable controllers (PLC). I-O methods for dc and ac and analog, ladder programming and analysis, logical functions, timers and counters, forcing and troubleshooting techniques are among the specific topics covered. The student will be able to correlate motor control systems to PLC systems.

INTE 272 - Programmable Logic Controller II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 115 & INTE 271. This course is designed to provide the individual with the skills needed to study process control, motion control, addressing Input/Outputs and intercommunications. Topics include: advanced instruction sets for applications, analog, stepper, searching, on-line editing, cross referencing and ControlLogix software.

INTE 273 - Variable Speed Motors and Drives - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 175 & INTE 271. The course will cover the theory and application of AC and DC Motors and their uses in industry. Theory and application of the various methods to control the speed of AC and DC electric motors using solid state devices will also be covered including thyristor and transistor controlled circuits, three phase triggered circuits, variable phase, frequency and voltage circuits.

INTE 275 - Electric Motor Control II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 175. Installation and maintenance of electrical control equipment, timing devices, solenoids, limit switches, electrical power distribution, reduced voltage motor starting, overcurrent protection and preventative maintenance are covered.

INTE 276 - Electrical Troubleshooting - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 275. The course is designed to present the systematic approaches to electrical troubleshooting. An emphasis is placed on electrical and electromechanical controls. Discussions of trouble analysis will be followed by the student analyzing various introduced troubles into control systems. Replacement of components are covered.

INTE 277 - Programmable Logic Controller Troubleshooting - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 115 & INTE 271. This course is designed to provide the individual the skills needed to troubleshoot and repair Programmable Logic Controllers in the workplace. Topics include: Hardware, searching, documentation, fault routines, Preventative maintenance, wiring and schematic diagrams and communication problems.

INTE 280 - Networking - HMI for the PLC - 4.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 272. This class will assist the student in developing and creating graphical user interfaces to use as a front end for PLC applications. They will learn the basics for the most common HMI software in use. They will learn Ethernet and serial communication protocols and how to set up PLC networks using TCP/IP and RS-232.

INTE 290 - Programmable Logic Controller Capstone - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: INTE 277. This course will assist the student in developing and creating documentation to support a portfolio to present to prospective employers. The student will use the skills they have acquired in previous classes to convert several Motor Control relay logic systems to the most current PLC programming software. They will create safety procedures to use in the workplace related to Programmable Logic Controllers. The student will learn how to use function block diagram programming in PLC¿s.

INTE 291 - Process Controls Capstone - 4.00 credits

Prerequisites: INTE 270 and 272. The course is designed to provide the individual with an ability to understand the various control schemas found in industrial settings. The course covers different control schemas, pressure, temperature, level and flow detection and calculations. Lab activities will include calibration, designing and implementing different control loops with hands-on labs. Using PLC and stand-alone control devices.

INTE IDMECH - Apprenticeship - Industrial Mechanic - 29.00 credits

Independent study in HVAC/R related areas under the supervision of the faculty member.

INTE INMNEL - Apprenticeship - Industrial Maintenance Electrician - 29.00 credits

Independent study in HVAC/R related areas under the supervision of the faculty member.

INTE INWELD - Apprentiiceship - Industrial Welder - 29.00 credits

Independent study in HVAC/R related areas under the supervision of the faculty member.

INTE LNCABL - Apprenticeship - Lineman Technician/Cable Splicer - 30.00 credits

Independent study in HVAC/R related areas under the supervision of the faculty member.

INTE PIPESP - Apprenticeship - Pipefitter/Sprinkler Fitter - 29.00 credits

Independent study in HVAC/R related areas under the supervision of the faculty member.

INTE PLUMB - Apprenticeship - Plumbing - 29.00 credits

Apprenticeship - Plumbing

INTE SHTMTL - Apprenticeship - Sheet Metal - 29.00 credits

Apprenticeship - Sheet Metal

INTE WIRING - Apprenticeship - Inside Wiring - 42.00 credits

Apprenticeship - Inside Wiring

 

Last Modified: 5/21/14