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COURSE NUMBER: MFRG105
COURSE TITLE:Mechatronics I (Intro to Maintenance)
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Online, In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introduces the basic principles and practices of mechanical technology used in advanced manufacturing and mechatronics systems. This course will examine the appropriate procedures for the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical machine components. Issues including; material properties, surface finish, lubrication, and preventive maintenance of mechatronic systems will be discussed. This is the fourth course of a four course sequence.

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NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair
  • Monitor indicators to ensure corrective operations
  • Perform all housekeeping to maintain production schedule
  • Recognize potential maintenance issues with basic production systems, including knowledge of when to inform maintenance personnel about problems with:
    • Electrical systems Pneumatic / Hydraulic systems
    • Machine automation systems
    • Lubrication processes
    • Bearings and couplings
    • Belts and chain drives

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Maintenance awareness introduction and welding
  2. Basic electrical circuits
  3. Electrical measurement
  4. Electrical power
  5. Pneumatic power systems
  6. Hydraulic power systems
  7. Lubrication concepts
  8. Bearings and couplings
  9. Belt drives
  10. Chain drives
  11. Machine control concepts
  12. Machine automation

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance--Chastain/Pearson

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EVALUATION:
Classroom participation, attendance, quantity of work, quality of work, weekly progress grades and written assessments.

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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
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DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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