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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

31-462-2 Technical Diploma (TD) 26 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

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

This career field offers plenty of opportunity to problem solve and work with your hands. You’ll gain a high level of technical skills to prepare you for an entry-level position working with industrial machinery. Your training will include an introduction to electrical motors and safety, control devices and power systems. You’ll also learn about blueprints, rigging and lifting, and computer-aided design. You’ll get hands-on experience applying what you’ve learned in the machine shop.

COURSE LIST

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

Occupational Specific (26 Credits)

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)
Concepts of Programming for Technicians
10-628-101
1
Introduces students to programming fundamentals necessary in automation related careers. Students will discuss proper programming structures and components as well as create and troubleshoot programs.
AutoCAD Fundamentals
10-628-187
1
Introduces students to creating and editing CAD drawings utilizing AutoCAD software. Students will learn to draw, edit, dimension, and plot drawings.
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)
DC Circuits 1
10-660-110
1
Introduces electrical safety and program procedures. The course covers Ohm's Law, power law, series circuits, and voltmeter, ammeter and ohmmeter applications. Number powers, electronic notations, circuit component recognition and diagrams, resistor power ratings, color code, Kirchhoff's voltage law and atomic structure are also included.
Coreq: College Technical Math 1 (10804115) or College Technical Math 1A (10804113) or Industrial Maintenance Math (31804308) or College Algebra and Trigonometry with Applications (10804197)
DC Circuits 2
10-660-111
1
Covers basic parallel and series-parallel circuits and their properties. Examines the theory, application and design of series-parallel circuits, such as loaded and unloaded voltage dividers and the Wheatstone bridge. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: DC Circuits 1 (10660110)
DC Circuits 3
10-660-112
1
Covers capacitors and inductors including time constants and instantaneous voltage and current values of RC and RL circuits. Applications and various types of capacitors and inductors are discussed. Magnetism, electromagnetism, and devices, such as relays and solenoids, are also presented. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: DC Circuits 2 (10660111)
AC Circuits 1
10-660-114
1
Covers AC waveforms and different voltage values including Peak, RMS, Average and Peak to Peak. The operation of transformers is also included. Laboratory activities using the oscilloscope are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: DC Circuits 3 (10660112) OR enrolled in the Manufacturing Engineering Tech program (106233) and Coreq: DC Circuits 2 (10660111)
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.
PLC 1
10-628-151
1
Introduces student to the Allen Bradley SLC-500 PLC platform and hardware configurations. Students will create, organize, edit, download, test, and debug RSLogix500 projects using latches, counters, comparing and forcing concepts. Additionally, students will wire industrial sensors as inputs along with various output devices.
Ladder Logic & Control Devices
10-660-170
1
Introduces ladder logic diagrams used to document power control networks. Discrete industrial devices are also studied including switches, contactors, relays, timers, and motor starters. Students will design, construct, and troubleshoot ladder logic circuitry following safe working procedures. Memory addressing schemes and PLC hardware of an Allen-Bradley SLC-500 is introduced. Students taking this course should have a working knowledge of DC and AC circuits.
Electrical Power Distribution 1
10-620-131
1
Describes hazards of electrical work and basic approaches to working safely Students learn skills to recognize, evaluate, and control electrical hazards. Students will learn how to install and troubleshoot industrial machine safety devices such as safety switches, safety relays, light curtains, and scanners.
Coreq: Ladder Logic and Control Devices (10660170)
Electrical Power Distribution 2
10-620-132
1
Requires students to work with industrial power distribution systems. This course focuses on in-plant distribution of single-and three-phase systems as applied to automated manufacturing systems, It introduces the student to the National Electrical Code and how it applies to the electrical distribution in a plant setting. It also introduces OSHA mandated Lockout/Tagout procedures and prepares learners for additional safety training.
Coreq: Electrical Power Distribution 1
Motors and Drives 2
10-620-142
1
Evaluates the operation of AC induction motors and drives. Theory and labs will include operational controls, characteristics, setup, wiring, controlling, troubleshooting and testing of both AC motors and drives.
Coreq: Motors and Drives 1 (10620148)
Motors and Drives 1
10-620-148
1
Evaluates the operation of DC generators, DC motors, DC drives, and AC synchronous motors. Theory and lab will include operational controls, characteristics, setup, wiring, controlling, troubleshooting, and testing of both DC motors and drives.
Prereq: AC Circuits 1 (10660114)
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)
System Troubleshooting
10-620-188
1
Develops troubleshooting skills by using several closed-loop systems on a level and flow process trainer. Students identify faults electrically inserted into this trainer by recognizing symptoms, creating and using flow charts for analysis, and finding the problem with test instruments.
Coreq: Ladder Logic and Control Devices (10609170) OR Ladder Logic and Control Devices (10660170); AC Circuits 1 (10660114)
Electronic Construction Applications
10-628-113
1
Demonstrates how to lay out, install and mount industrial electronic equipment on electrical panels. Students create wiring diagrams of each electronic device and eventually wire all devices in a cabinet. Quality workmanship and craftsmanship are emphasized.
PLC 2
10-628-152
1
Introduces students to the ControlLogix PLC platform and hardware configurations. Students will create, organize, edit, download, test, and debug RSLogix5000 projects using bit operations, timers, and counters. Additionally, students will wire industrial sensors as inputs along with various output devices.
Coreq: Programmable Logic Controllers (10609173) OR PLC 1 (10628151)
PLC 3
10-628-153
1
Introduces advanced programming and configuration of the ControlLogix Programmable Automation Controllers. Students create ladder programs using bit, math, logic, comparison, and file instructions with both digital and analog inputs and outputs.
Coreq: PLC 2 (10628152)
Operator Interfaces
10-628-159
1
Focuses on programming and integrating color touch screens for I/O and operator information and control. Rockwell ControlLogix PLC's and touch panels are used.
Prereq: Programmable Logic Controllers 1 (10609173) or PLC 1 (10628151); Coreq: Programmable Logic Controllers 2 (10620182) or PLC 2 (10628152)
Technical Software Essentials
10-660-181
1
Introduces students to the Microsoft Office family of products. Students will create and edit Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and Access databases.

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