Industrial Technology Courses

Manufacturing Technology Courses

MET 105 Geo Dimensioning and ToleranceCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course introduces the principles of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing of engineering drawing as applied to mechanical design, drafting, mechanical inspection, machining, and molding processing.

MET 110 Intro to Drafting AutoCAD AppCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None    Co-Req: None
This course provides knowledge and practice in the methods and standards employed to develop technical drawings and interpret blueprints for various electro-mechanical projects. Topics include drawing interpretation, drafting practices, line convention, dimensioning and tolerancing of technical drawings per ANSI Y14.5m-1994, orthographic projections, 2-d multi-view drawing and an introduction to basic Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT). This instruction will be based on the use of AutoCAD to perform these tasks.

MET 155 Manufacturing SeminarCredit Hrs: 5
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A course designed to offer seminars, workshops and other training specific to the interests of Industrial Technology students. Courses can be specialized to meet Industry needs.

MET 201 Intro to Autodesk InventorCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MET 110   Co-Req: None
This course introduces Autodesk Inventor. Topics include customizing menus, 3-D concepts, solid and surface modeling, and surface rendering. This course includes interactive computer drafting and design.

MET 205 Intro to Pro EngineerCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MET 110   Co-Req: None
This course is designed as an introduction to using Pro/Engineer. Topics include understanding geometric forms or terms (used to create Pro-E models), modifying commands, user-defined objects, printing / plotting, and saving drawings. Emphasis will be placed on students understanding and developing 2-D geometric profiles and extruding, revolving, sweeping, or blending a created profile into a third spatial dimension.

MET 211 Intermediate Pro EngineerCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MET 205 or permission of an IT faculty member   Co-Req: None
This course is an extension of MET 205. Topics include 3-D concepts, solid modeling, rendering, mechanical design, and parametric CAD programming. Primarily for students who desire to increase their capabilities using CAD from a mechanical design aspect.

MET 212 Materials and ManufacturingCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MET 201 or 205   Co-Req: None
This course focuses on the applications, types, and characteristics of ferrous and non- ferrous engineering materials, composites, and plastics. The course covers a wide range of manufacturing, production, and fabrication processes to include heat-treating, casting, forging, extruding, and welding. Field trips to local industry will be a significant part of this course.

MET 222 Metrology and Quality ControlCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course consists of a series of lectures and labs relevant to the principles of measurement and gauging as applied to the machine tool manufacturing environment. Topics covered are: calibration, proper application and documentation of precision hand and bench tools, SPC principles, surface texture characteristics and measurements. This course will also be covering Total Quality Management, Quality Auditing, Inspection & Testing, Problem Solving, Corrective/Preventive Actions, Quality Concepts, Quality Tools and Quality System. At the end of this course the students will have the training needed to pass the Certified Mechanical Inspector (CMI) and the Certified Quality Technician (CQT) given by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) at JSCC.

MET 230 Tool DesignCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: MET 201 or MET 205   Co-Req: None
Emphasis is in material selection, production and quality control, tooling requirements, assessment and design as applied to machining and fabrication (jigs and fixtures). Some overview of dies and molds is also included.

MET 240 Statistic Process Quality ContCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
The course design emphasis is on economic aspects of quality control by statistical methods. Various control charts for nonconformities (control charts examined include x-bar and r, p, and c charts). Additional coverage includes acceptance sampling procedures.

Industrial Technology Courses

IT 150 Industrial CircuitsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course will provide an overview of various industrial systems and applications used today. Topics include dc and ac theory, transformers, motors, PLCs, hydraulics, pneumatics, with emphasis on workplace safety and OSHA regulations.

IT 291 Industrial Tech Intern or CoOpCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
A supervised work program designed to provide students with a variety of practical on-the-job experiences within the industrial field (compensated or uncompensated). This will allow students to apply their knowledge to real world situations and to build relationships with companies prior to graduation.

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician Courses

EET 100 Electrical Circuits ICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course covers the principles of DC circuit analysis. Concepts of voltage and current sources, series and parallel circuits, equivalent circuits, and complex circuits are covered. Basic components and schematics are demonstrated.

EET 120 Digital CircuitsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
Principles of digital logic devices such as: and, or, nand, nor, xor, flip flops, ram and rom. Karnaugh maps, Boolean algebra and number bases are covered in detail. Modern digital circuits are studied and synthesized in the laboratory.

EET 130 DC AC CircuitsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-req.: Math Mods 1-7 or ACT Math 19    Description: This course covers the principles of DC/AC circuit analysis. Core concepts covered include voltage and current sources, series and parallel circuits, Ohm?s law, Kirchhoff?s voltage and current laws. In addition, single and three phase AC circuits are analyzed. Capacitors and inductors are studied in detail. Time constants, resonance, transient analysis and simple filters are covered.

EET 150 Electro-mechanical DevicesCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course is a survey of the major topics used in the design of electrical and mechanical devices used in the industrial setting. Electrical topics include motors, generators, transformers, programmable logic controllers, DC power supplies and circuit components. The mechanical side of the course concerns the design of machine parts such as gears, belts, shafting and clutches. Solutions to design process problems using applied engineering mechanics and strength of materials are addressed.

EET 160 Electrical Circuits IICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: EET 100 or permission of IT faculty member   Co-Req: None
A continuation of EET 100. Single and three phase AC circuits are analyzed, and capacitors and inductors are studied in detail. Time constants, resonance, transient analysis and simple filters are covered.

EET 170 Electronics ICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: EET 130 or EET 160 or permission of IT faculty member   Co-Req: None
This course covers basic semiconductor theory. Theory and applications of diodes and transistors are discussed in detail. The operation of rectifiers, filters, and amplifiers is also covered. Circuit analysis and troubleshooting techniques are developed in the laboratory.

EET 175 Electronics IICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: EET 170 or permission of IT faculty member   Co-Req: None
A continuation of EET 170. Thyristors and special devices are discussed. Operational amplifiers are studied in detail. Oscillators, active filters, and voltage regulators are analyzed.

EET 180 Programmable Logic Control ICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
An introduction to programmable logic controllers and their usage in modern industry is covered. Memory addressing schemes and ladder logic are covered in detail. Hands-on experience is emphasized in laboratory exercises.

EET 200 Motors and Motor ControlsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: EET 130 or EET 160 or permission of IT faculty member   Co-Req: None
Principles of converting mechanical work into electric power and electric power into mechanical work. The basic magnetic principles of motors and generators are studied in depth as well as efficiency and work.

EET 230 Programmable Logic Control IICredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: EET 180 or permission of IT faculty member   Co-Req: None
A continuation of EET 180. Advanced concepts and hardware details are discussed in depth. Analog I/O, encoders, PID controls, transducers, and internal file structures and usage are the main topics of interest. Hands-on experience is emphasized in laboratory exercises.

EET 240 Fluid PowerCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
The course covers pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Topics include air compression, air valves, cylinders, distribution and condensation criteria, usage and maintenance. Fundamentals of hydraulic pumps, control and servo valves, fluids, accumulators and energy and power in hydraulic systems are presented. The course will focus on fluid circuits and maintenance of fluid systems. Hands-on experience is emphasized in laboratory exercises.

EET 260 InstrumentationCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: EET 130 or EET 160   Co-Req: None
Instrumentation is used to measure and control manufacturing processes and the physical properties of materials. This course covers the principles, applications, and understanding of how instrumentation accomplishes this task from an industrial perspective. We also cover how modern instrumentation measures, controls, and interacts with computer, electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems. Some focus will be given to troubleshooting techniques on instrumentation devices like thermocouples, load cells, transducers, etc.

EET 270 Robotic SystemsCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None   Co-Req: None
This course is designed to introduce the concepts of servo control and automation systems uses in industry standard robot control systems.

EET 297 Automatic ProcessesCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: EET 230 or permission of IT faculty member   Co-Req: None
This course is designed to introduce the student to modern process controller uses and control schemes. The control and communication of complex processes are addressed along with sensory devices that pass data back to the controller. Hands-on experience is emphasized in laboratory exercises.