This course is an introduction to electricity. The focus will be on direct current as used in industry. You will learn the basics of series, parallel and combination circuits. You will develop skills in circuit analysis, and electrical measurement using a digital multimeter.
This course is an introduction to alternating current electricity as used in industry. You will study series and parallel alternating current circuits that contain inductance and capacitance, as well as, single and three phase transformers, direct current, single phase and three phase motors. PREREQUISITE: 32414335 DC Electricity.
The student will learn the United States labor law and safe work practices with employee training requirements. The proper use of safety equipment and personal application of safe working habits will be emphasized. Students who work with chemical hazards and use power tools are exposed to a variety of safety concerns that require the use of guidelines and regulations. Medical attention and response to emergencies is also an important procedure to preserve human life and prevent disease.
This course develops the skills required for the implementation of vacuum, air, and oil used to transmit force for performing useful functions on machines. Students will apply symbols to components and connect components to understand the assembly, operation, and maintenance of fluid power systems. The transmission of force is used in a variety of applications and can be hazardous to individuals who do not understand the related laws of physics. COREQUISITE: 32449305 General Safety.
This course gives the students the opportunity to perform the selection, design, installation, and operation of control systems found on automated packaging machines. The student will work with many types of components to gain recognition and skill development in the correct installation of electrical control systems. The modern control system requires specialized skills that are useful for understanding high technology applications such as robotics and climate control. PREREQUISITES: 32449305 General Safety and 32414335 DC Electricity.
The learner will develop skills necessary to install, maintain, and repair mechanical drive system components. The learner will use machine components to develop skills for installing and repairing defective mechanical drive systems. The correct installation and maintenance is required for trouble-free operation. COREQUISITE: 32454345 Packaging Systems Equipment and Control.
Total: 15 Credits
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