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2011 - 2012 General Catalog

 

 

Course Descriptions

Technical Education (TEED)

101:
Basic Electricity. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
Corequisite: TEED 101L.

Electron theory, basic circuits, cells and batteries, resistance networks, Ohm’s law, Kirchoff’s law, electromagnetism, alternating current, impedance, phase relationships, resonance, transformer, time constant principles and use of measuring instruments.
101L:
Basic Electricity Laboratory. (1-0-3)
Prerequisite: Registration in or credit for TEED 101.
Laboratory to accompany TEED 101.
102:
Semiconductor Electronics. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: TEED 101.
Corequisite: TEED 102L.

Semiconductor principles, power supplies, audio amplifiers, oscillators, and use of related electronic test equipment.
102L:
Semiconductor Electronics Laboratory. (1-0-3)
Prerequisite: Registration in or credit for TEED 102.
Laboratory to accompany TEED 102.
111:
Basic Electrical Theory. (3-2-1)
Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
Principles of electricity including proper use of test equipment, A/C and D/C circuits, and component theory and operation. End-of-Course Outcomes: Identify basic principles of electricity (A/C and D/C), describe voltage, current, and resistance; interpret schematics to trace circuitry; apply Ohm's law to electrical calculations; use test equipment to measure continuity voltage and current; demonstrate electrical safety practices..
132:
National Electrical Code I. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: TEED 101.
A course designed for industrial skill trade apprentices. This course is a study of the latest National Electrical Code manual for the practical safeguarding of persons and property from hazards arising from use of electricity.
133:
National Electrical Code II. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: TEED 132.
A continuation of TEED 132 with more topics from the latest National Electrical Code manual.
140:
Engineering Graphics. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: ACT score of 18 or higher, or grade of "C" or higher in MATH 099, or consent of instructor.
Lettering, use of instruments, sketching, geometric construction, orthographic projection, sectioning, dimensioning, primary auxiliaries, and pictorials.
142:
Industrial Graphics. (3-3-0)
A course for industrial trade apprentices and drafters who need expertise in interpreting industrial prints. Emphasis is placed on prints as related to an industrial setting. Topics include sketching, scales and precision measuring, notations and line types, symbolism, terminology, manufacturing materials and methods, dimensioning techniques, and types of drawings: multiviews, auxiliaries, fasteners, welding, sections, cams/gears/bearings, working, pictorials, sheet metal, hydraulic/pneumatic, and electrical. This course is offered fall and spring semesters.
143:
Introductory Computer Drafting. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129 or TEED 140.
A fundamental course in computer-aided drafting. Major topics include starting AutoCAD, working with multiview drawings and editing drawings.
144:
Intermediate Computer Drafting. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite: TEED 143.
A continuation of TEED 143 including AutoCAD applications, auxiliary views, isometrics, dimensioning, sectionals. Blocks and 3D.
145:
Industrial Mechanical Theory I. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
A course designed for industrial skilled trades apprentices. Content includes machinery and equipment installation, mechanical power transmission belt, gear, and chain drives, couplings, packs and seals, bearings, mechanical fasteners, pipe fittings, and valves.
146:
Industrial Mechanical Theory II. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite TEED 145.
A continuation of TEED 145, including screw threads, wood fastenings, rigging, pumps, and air compressors.
147:
Machine Shop Theory I. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite MATH 102 or MATH 129, TEED 140.
Corequisite: TEED 147L

An introductory course in machine tool technology. Major topics include the following: an introduction to machine tools, safety and maintenance procedures, job planning, measurement, layout tools and benchwork, metal cutting technology, metal cutting saws, drilling machines, and machine tool repair.
147L:
Machine Shop Theory I Laboratory. (1-0-3)
Corequisite: TEED 147

A hands-on course to supplement TEED 147 lecture, with emphasis placed on shop safety procedures, use of measuring devices, metal selection, benchwork, drill presses, and student projects.
148:
Machine Shop Theory II. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: TEED 147 and TEED 147L.
Corequisite: TEED 148L.

A continuing introduction to machine shop theory. Major topics include the following: the lathe, milling machines, jig borers, jig grinders, computer age machining, grinding, metallurgy, hydraulics, and special processes. Safety procedures, care and maintenance of machine tools are especially emphasized.
148L:
Machine Shop II Laboratory. (1-0-3)
Corequisite: TEED 148.
A hands-on course to supplement TEED 148 lecture. Safety, care, operation, and maintenance procedures are emphasized in the use of metal lathes and milling machines. Completion of several student projects is required.
150:
Pneumatics. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
A course designed for the industrial skilled trades apprentices requiring a knowledge of air circuitry. Major topics include pressure units, behavior of gases, production mechanics, distribution mechanics, and the preparation, control, and use of air circuits. Emphasis is especially placed on symbolism and design of air circuit systems.
152:
Hydraulics. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
A course designed for industrial skilled trades apprentices. Major topics include pressure units applicable to hydraulics systems, Pascal’s Law, transmission of energy in hydraulic systems, mechanical advantage, pumps, motors, accumulators, cylinders, maintenance, safety, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting.
153:
Hydraulics/Fluid Dynamics with Lab. (3-2-2)
Prerequisites: MATH 102 or MATH 129 and TEED 101.
Major topics include pressure units applicable to hydraulics systems, Pascal's Law, transmission of energy in hydraulic systems, mechanical advantage, flow measurement, pumps, motors, accumulators, cylinders, pipe networks, open channels, dams, reservoirs and flow measurement devices. Students will learn to calculate properties of fluids such as velocity, pressure, density and temperature, and calculating and evaluating the characteristics of the flowing and static fluids in various tubular and annular systems. Curriculum presents a study of the functions and properties of the fluids used in drilling an oil or gas well, such as the various types of mud systems for different formations. Students will learn to perform and interpret basic calculations and tests that are performed on these fluids. Additional topics include maintenance, safety, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting.
154:
Metallurgy. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
This course emphasizes metallurgy theory, compatibility of metals in bond formation, and optimum conditions for maximum bond strength.
155:
Welding. (3-2-2)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
The course emphasizes welding theory and is designed to improve welding skills.
156:
Customizing AutoCAD. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite or corequisite: TEED 144.
An advanced course dealing with the following topics: external commands, scripts, slides, and customizing menus. Also, an introduction to AutoLISP program is included.
158:
Computer Drafting Applications. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite: TEED 144.
Project work with lab experience in one of the following drafting areas: architectural, structure, electronics, manufacturing, civil/mapping, or piping.
158L:
Computer Drafting Applications Laboratory. (1-0-3)
Prerequisite: TEED 144 and Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in TEED 158
Project work with concentrated lab experience in one or more of the following drafting areas: architectural, structural, electronics, manufacturing, civil/mapping, or piping. This course is offered spring semester.
160:
3D Computer Drafting. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite or corequisite: TEED 144.
An advanced course dealing with solid modeling. This course covers 3D drafting concepts and coordinate systems. Other topics include viewing, editing, dimensioning, and rendering objects.
171:
Graphics Modeling I. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite: TEED 144.
This course is an overview of BIM concepts and BIM editing tools using BIM software with other applications to prepare construction documents, to integrate annotations into the model, to use worksets, and to collaborate with other design professionals. This course is offered fall semester.
172:
Graphics Modeling II. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite : TEED 144 and TEED 171.
This course is a continuation of course TEED 171, Building Information Modeling I. The course is an overview of advanced BIM concepts, advanced BIM editing tools and using BIM software with other applications to prepare construction documents, to integrate annotations into the model, to use worksets, and to collaborate with other design professionals. This course is offered spring semester.
201:
Basic Digital Electronics. (3-2-1)
Prerequisite: TEED 101.
A course in basic digital circuits with emphasis on logic gates, truth tables, counters, binary code, hexadecimal code, decoder/driver, three-state logic, multivibrators, RAM, ROM, and registers.
202:
Introduction to Microprocessors. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: TEED 102 and TEED 201.
Corequisite: TEED 202L.

An introduction to microprocessors and robotics using PBASIC to program and build a robot.
202L:
Introduction to Microprocessor Laboratory. (1-0-3)
Prerequisite: Registration in TEED 202.
Laboratory to accompany TEED 202.
204:
Industrial Instrumentation. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129 and TEED 201.
An overview of instrumentation used for industrial automation and process control. Includes review of applicable DC and AC circuit theory, digital electronics, and closed-loop/open-loop control fundamentals. Also covers measurement and control of basic process variables such as pressure, level, flow, temperature, humidity, density and viscosity. Control related signal conditioning, signal transmission, programming techniques, actuators, and PID controllers are also included.
206:
Electronics Equipment and Repair. (3-1-2)
Prerequisite: TEED 102.
The use and calibration of electronic test equipment such as analog and digital meters, function generators, oscilloscopes, semi-conduct testers, frequency counters, and other test equipment. General troubleshooting techniques from soldering to repair of printed circuit boards.
208:
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: TEED 202.
Corequisite: TEED 208L.

An introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCs) covering topics such as installing, programming, and maintaining PLC systems. Lab activities using Allen-Bradley SLC 500/RS Logix to provide practical experience with PLCs.
208L:
Programmable Logic Controllers Laboratory. (1-0-3)
Prerequisite: TEED 202 and registration in TEED 208.
Laboratory to accompany TEED 208.
245:
Pumps and Compressors with Lab. (2-2-1)
Prerequisites: MATH 102 and OGPT 131 and TEED 153.
Study of types of pumps, compressors, and drivers and their common applications and range of operations; evaluation and selection of pumps and compressors and their drivers for long-term efficient operations; unit and station configuration including multiple trains in series and/or parallel operations; integration with upstream and downstream process equipment, local and remote control systems, and facilities utilities; key auxiliary systems including monitoring equipment, heat exchangers, lube and seal systems, and fuel/power systems; and major design, installation, operating, troubleshooting, and maintenance considerations.
250:
Refrigeration Fundamentals. (3-2-1)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
A basic course in refrigeration. Major areas of emphasis include terminology, system components, functions of components, control systems, dehydration, discharging and charging of systems, installation procedures, safety, and troubleshooting.
252:
Electric Motor Controls. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: TEED 102.
Corequisite: TEED 252L.

Basic theory of operation of electric motors with emphasis placed on tools safety symbolism and line diagrams. AC manual contactors and starters, magnetic solenoids, magnetic motor starters, installation of control devices and maintenance procedures.
252L:
Electric Motor Control Laboratory. (1-0-3)
Prerequisite: Registration in TEED 252.
Laboratory to accompany TEED 252.
263:
Pipefitting Theory. (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: MATH 102 or MATH 129.
This course is related training for apprentice industrial pipefitters. It encompasses a study of tools of the trade, safety procedures, pipe systems and controls, blueprint reading, plumbing code, and the installation, repair, and maintenance of plumbing systems.
280:
Engineering Graphics Internship. (3-0-32)
Prerequisite: Completion of all required TEED coursework with a grade of “C” or higher.
Completed during the student’s last semester, this is a job-shadowing experience where students will work under the direct supervision of an Engineering/CAD Manager while learning first-hand the day-to-day requirements of performing engineering graphics work. This is project-based work requiring the student to produce tangible output for the host business/individual. The student will prepare and annotate a Log of the activities of each project assigned, and success in the course will be based upon the annotated Log and the supervising manager’s evaluation.

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