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Mechanical Maintenance

20-628-5 Certificate (C) 9 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Prepare to enter the ever-evolving field of Mechanical Maintenance. In this introductory program, you’ll focus on hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical machine concepts, drawings and print reading. Once you’ve completed this certificate, use what you’ve learned towards an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic technical diploma, Electro-Mechanical Technology associate degree or Automated Manufacturing Systems Technology associate degree.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Fluid Power 1
10-620-111
1
Provides an introduction to fundamental principles and laws of fluid power. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: College Technical Math 1 (10804115) OR College Algebra and Trigonometry with Apps (10804197) OR College Technical Math 1A (10804113) OR Industrial Maintenance Math (31804308)
Fluid Power 2
10-620-112
1
Introduces intermediate fluid power systems. Students examine how fluid power components operate and how they interact within fluid power systems. This course will primarily deal with hydraulic systems. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: Fluid Power 1 (10620111)
Elements of Machines 1
10-620-164
1
Emphasizes the mechanical elements of industrial machines. Principles of leveling motors, fasteners, bearings, and couplings are covered. Terminology, selection, and proper installation and maintenance are stressed.
Elements of Machines 2
10-620-165
1
Emphasizes the mechanical elements of industrial machines. Principles of power transmission, belt drives, and chain drives are covered. Terminology, selection, and proper installation and maintenance are stressed.
Coreq: Elements of Machines 1 (10620164)
AutoCAD Fundamentals
10-628-187
1
Teaches students to draw, edit, dimension, and plot drawings with the AutoCAD software.
Blueprint Reading & AutoCAD
10-628-188
1
Introduces students to reading both electrical schematics and mechanical prints, while utilizing the AutoCAD software.
Coreq: AutoCAD Fundamentals (10628187)
College Technical Math 1A
10-804-113
3
Included topics are solving linear equations; graphing; percent; proportions; measurement systems; computational geometry; and right triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Math 1A and College Technical Math 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Math 1.
Prereq: ACCPL Arithmetic >= 65 OR ACT Math >= 18 OR Program Prep OR Not pursuing a degree.

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