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Areas of Study | | MFRG110 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: MFRG110
COURSE TITLE:Maintenance Tools and Procedures
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will describe the tools and procedures typically utilized in the diagnosis, repair, installation, and set-up of industrial machinery. Through extensive hands-on exercises, students will learn the proper and accurate use of all types of precision measuring tools and equipment. In addition, the safe and proper use of hand tools, power tools, lifting equipment, rigging, and other maintenance equipment is covered. Finally, students will get extensive practice in the disassembly of industrial machinery and the procedures followed for accurate diagnosis of worn parts and components. This class will further develop logical diagnostic skills introduced in MFRG 105.

PREREQUISITES:
MFRG105

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Learn the proper use of precision measuring tools and equipment.
  • Learn the proper use of hand tools, power tools, lifting equipment, and other maintenance equipment.
  • Develop skill in the proper documentation and notation of machine and parts layout prior to disassembly.
  • Learn safe and correct machine disassembly techniques.
  • Develop logical, progressive, troubleshooting skills utilized in the successful diagnosis of production machinery problems.
  • Learn the proper use of precision measuring tools and equipment.
  • Learn the proper use of hand tools, power tools, lifting equipment, and other maintenance equipment.
  • Develop skill in the proper documentation and notation of machine and parts layout prior to disassembly.
  • Learn safe and correct machine disassembly techniques.
  • Develop logical, progressive, troubleshooting skills utilized in the successful diagnosis of production machinery problems.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • Precision Measuring Tools and Equipment
    • Using steel rules
    • Using Vernier, dial, and digital instruments for direct measurement
    • Using comparison measuring instruments
  • Maintenance Tools and Equipment
    • Hand tools
    • Power tools
    • Presses
    • Lifting equipment
  • Machine construction and operating characteristics
    • Vibration
    • Machine and equipment wear
    • Factory service and operating manuals
    • Strategies for development of in-house documentation
  • Machine disassembly techniques
    • Safety
    • Proper documentation and storage of components and fasteners
    • Steps to aid reassembly
  • Diagnostic Process development
    • Interpretation of existing documentation
    • Notation for future service and maintenance
    • Logical process development
    • Testing equipment and procedures

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

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

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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

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:
Spring 2019

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