CIMTA-112: System Technology

School
Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Department
CNTR for Innov Manuf Educ
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Trade & Apprenticeship
Course Number
112
Course Title
System Technology
Credit Hours
1.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
23.50 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
23.50 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Catalog Course Description

Provides an overview of the technology found in the integrated systems of today’s manufacturing facilities. Examines the symbols, functions, and circuits associated with fluid power, electrical, mechanical, control, and communications found in modern integrated systems.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

To provide students the opportunity to learn basic fluid power, electrical and PLC, components symbols and functions.

Core Course Topics
  1. Common fluid power component
  2. Common electrical components
  3. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  4. Input and Output PLC modules
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Visually examine an integrated system and identify all fluid power actuators and control elements for troubleshooting activities.
  2. Visually examine an integrated system and identify all electrical actuators and positional feedback devices for troubleshooting activities.
  3. Visually examine an integrated system and identify the PLC elements and communication components for troubleshooting activities.
  4. Visually examine an integrated system and locate all Input/output connections to the (PLC) elements for troubleshooting activities.*

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

Pre and Post exams. Completion of all assigned labs evaluated using standard Rubrics (see Division for details).

Texts

See Division for required texts/materials.

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2014
ILT Approval Date
12/16/2013
AALC Approval Date
01/15/2014
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
01/15/2014