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Factory Automation Basic Certificate

Manufacturing Factory Automation

Basic Certificate (BC)

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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

Credit Hours (CH)

Program/Plan Number

726

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

22  CH
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Manufacturing Tech TC1
340MFGT 151
Introduction to Welding 3
This is a beginning welding course that teaches basic welding skills that lead to an American Welding Society qualification Gas Metal Arc Welding (GNAW or MIG). Topics include metallurgy, welding processes, welding safety, and steel designations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 191
Industrial Electricity 4
A study of DC and AC electricity as applied to industrial circuits. The topics include: fundamentals of circuit analysis, single and three phase circuits; and parameters, safety issues in industrial electricity, such as current, voltage and power and troubleshooting methods using test equipment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 99 and Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 253
Pneumatics 3
Study of the basic principles of pneumatics with emphasis on schematics, valves, actuators, compressors, instrumentation, applications, and troubleshooting. Course also includes the use of supplier catalogs and technical manuals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 98 and Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 255
Industrial Hydraulics 3
This course is a study of basic principles of hydraulics. The topics in this course include schematic interpretation, valves, actuators, compressors, line sizing, fluid viscosity and reservoir capacity. This course will also includes the use of supplier catalogs and technical manuals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 98 AND Reading 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 291
Programmable Logic Controllers 3
This course covers the basic concepts and skills needed to program and use programmable logic controllers (PLC's) in automated systems in industry. The topics include an overview of basic terminology, ladder logic programming, memory structure, and processing. Students will use PLC's to control electro-mechanical devices, pneumatic actuators, and other industrial components. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 191 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 292
Principles of Mechanisms 3
This course covers the basic principles of industrial mechanisms. The motion characteristics of drive mechanisms, bearings, lubricants, cams, gears, pulleys are covered in the context of manufacturing processes and factory automation. Troubleshooting and maintenance procedures used in industrial settings are stressed throughout. Students completing the course will be prepared to earn the Manufacturing Skill Standard Council's Maintenance Awareness module of the Certified Production Technician credential. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for Math 99 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley
340MFGT 295
Electrical Motor Controls 3
A study of different types of electrical motor controls as they are applied to industrial circuits. The topics include safety issues, instrumentation, and the interpretation of line diagrams. An overview of different types of motor controls is also provided. The student will be able to troubleshoot and repair problems associated with different motor control applications of the industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 340MFGT 191 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley

Additional Requirements

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Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

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