INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
  
      • Electrical Technology           • Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration       • Industrial Welding  

 

 

 

 ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

                

ELPT 1321   Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools    (3-3-1)           
Safety rules and regulations.  Includes the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of common tools for electricians.  
Pre-requisite: N/A  
   
ELPT 1325   National Electrical Code I    (3-3-0)  
An introductory study of the National Electric Code (NEC) for those employed in fields requiring knowledge of the Code.  Emphasis on wiring design, protection, methods, and materials; equipment for general use; and basic calculations.  
Pre-requisite: N/A  
   
ELPT 1311   Basic Electrical Theory    (3-3-0)  
Basic theory and practice of electrical circuits.  Includes calculations as applied to alternating and direct current  
Pre-requisite: N/A  
   
ELPT 1315  Electrical Calculations I    (3-3-0)                                           
Introduction to mathematical applications utilized to solve problems in the electrical field.  Topics include fractions, decimals, percentages, simple equations, ratio and proportion, unit conversions, and applied geometry.  
Pre-requisite: ELPT 1325  
   
ELPT 1429   Residential Wiring    (4-2-4)  
Wiring methods for single family and multi-family dwellings.  Includes load calculations, service entrance sizing, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.  
Pre-requisite: N/A  
   
ELPT 1345   Commercial Wiring      (3-2-4)                                                
Commercial wiring methods.  Includes over-current protection, raceway panel board installation, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.  
Pre-requisite: ELPT 1325  
   
RBPT 2345   Onsite Power Generation & Renewable Energy     (3-2-4)  
A study of the applications of residential onsite power generation with an emphasis on renewable energy.  Includes systems that produce electrical energy and thermal energy.  Also covers determination of residential energy leads and their comparison to onsite power generation and an explore of off-grid, net-zero, and distribution applications.  
Pre-requisite: N/A  
   
ELPT 2337   Electrical Planning and Estimating     (3-2-2)  
Planning and estimating for residential, commercial, and industrial wiring systems.  Includes a variety of electrical techniques.  
Pre-requisite: Students need to have completed 1st year.  
   
ELPT 1341  Motor Control      (3-2-4)  
Operating principles of solid-state and conventional controls along with their practical applications.  Includes braking, jogging, plugging, safety interlocks, wiring, and schematic diagram interpretations.  
Pre-requisite: Students need to have completed 1st year.  
   
ELPT 1281  Co-Op Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer     (2-1-8)   
Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and the student.  Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience.  Includes a lecture component.  
Pre-requisite: Students need to have completed 1st year.  
   
ELPT 1457  Industrial Wiring      (4-2-4)  
Wiring methods used for industrial installations.  Includes motor circuits, raceway and bus way installations, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.  
Pre-requisite: Students need to have completed 1st year.  
   
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 HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION

 

HART 1407   Refrigeration Principles     (4-3-2)  
An introduction to the refrigerant cycle, heat transfer theory, temperature/pressure relationship, refrigerant handling, refrigeration components and safety.  
Prerequisite: N/A  
   
HART 1401    Basic Electricity for HVAC     (4-3-4)  
Principles of electricity as required by HVAC, including proper use of test equipment, electrical circuits, component theory and operation.  
Prerequisite: N/A  
   
MAIR 1449    Refrigerators, Freezers, Window Air Conditioners     (4-3-4)  
Theory, sequence of operation, components and repair, electrical schematics, and troubleshooting electronic components in air conditioning and refrigeration.  Emphasis on safety for the electrical, mechanical, and sealed systems.  
Prerequisite: N/A  
   
HART 2438    Air Conditioning Installation & Startup      (4-3-4)  
A study of air conditioning system installation, refrigerant piping, condensate disposal, and air cleaning equipment with emphasis on startup and performance testing.  
Prerequisite: HART 1407, HART 1441  
   
HART 1356    EPA Recovery Certification Preparation      (3-2-4)  
Certification Training for HVAC refrigerant recovery, recycle, and reclaim.  Instruction will provide a review of EPA guidelines for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems.  
Prerequisite: N/A  
   
HART 1445    Gas and Electricity Heating      (4-3-4)                             
Study of the procedures and principles used in servicing heating systems including gas fired furnaces and electric heating systems.  
Prerequisite: HART 1391, HART 1401  
   
HART 2331    Advanced Electricity for HVAC     (4-3-3)  
Advanced electrical instruction and skill building in installation and servicing of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including detailed instruction in motors and power distribution, motors, motor controls, and application of solid state devices.  
Prerequisite: HART 1401  
   
HART 1441    Residential Air Conditioning      (4-3-4)  
A study of components, applications, and installation of mechanical air conditioning systems including operating conditioning, troubleshooting, repair, and charging of air conditioning systems.  
Prerequisite: HART 1407, HART 1401  
   
HART 2436    Air Conditioning Troubleshooting      (4-3-4)  
An advanced course in application of troubleshooting principles and use of test instruments to diagnose air conditioning and refrigeration components and system problems including conducting performance tests.  
Prerequisite: HART 1441, HART 1445  
   
HART 1451    Energy Management      (4-3-4)  
Study of basic heat transfer theory; sensible and latent heat loads; building envelope construction; insulation, lighting, and fenestration types; and conduct energy audit procedures.  The course also develops energy audit recommendations based on local utility rates, building use, and construction.  Laboratory activities include developing energy audit reports, installing energy saving devices, and measuring energy consumption.  
   
HART 2280    Cooperative Education-Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (Capstone)      (2-1-8)  
Career-related activities encountered in the students’ area specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student.  Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience.  Includes a lecture component.
This cooperative education course is a learning experience of the courses in the program in consolidation of a student's educational experience. 
 
Prerequisite: HART 1391, 1441, 2436, 2349  
   
HART 2349    Heat Pumps       (3-2-4)  
A study of air conditioning system installation, refrigerant piping, condensate disposal, and air cleaning equipment with emphasis on startup and performance testing.  
Prerequisite: HART 1407, HART 1441  
   
 HART 2341    Commercial Air Conditioning      (3-2-4)   
A study of components, applications, and installation of air conditioning systems with capacities of 25 tons or less.  
Prerequisite: HART 1407, HART 1441, HART 2436  
   
HART 2442    Commercial Refrigeration     (4-3-4)    
 Theory and practical application in the maintenance of commercial refrigeration; medium and low temperature applications and ice machines.  
Pre-requisite: HART 1407, MAIR 1449  
   
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INDUSTRIAL WELDING 

                          

WLDG 1425   Introduction to Welding and Cutting        (4-3-4)       
An introduction to oxy-fuel welding and cutting, safety, set-up, and maintenance of oxy-fuel welding, cutting equipment and supplies  
Prerequisite: N/A  
   
WLDG 1417   Introduction to Layout and Fabrication   (4-3-4)  
A fundamental course in layout and fabrication related to the welding industry.  Major emphasis on structural shapes and use in construction.  
Prerequisite: N/A  
   
WLDG 1428   Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)     (4-3-4)  
An introduction to shielded metal arc welding process.  Emphasis placed on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-fuel cutting, and various joint designs.  Instruction provided by SMAW fillet welds in various positions.  
Prerequisite: N/A  
   
WLDG 1407   Introduction to Welding using Multiple Processes     (4-3-4)  
Basic welding techniques using some of the following processes: Oxy-fuel welding (OFW) and cutting, shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux cored arc welding (FCAW), and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW).  
Prerequisite: WLDG 1425  
   
WLDG 1453   Intermediate Layout and Fabrication      (4-3-4)  
An intermediate course in layout and fabrication.  Includes design and production of shop layout and fabrication.  Emphasis placed on symbols, blueprints, and written specifications.  
Prerequisite: WLDG 1417  
   
WLDG 1434   Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)     (4-3-4)  
Principles of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), including setup, GTAW equipment.  Instruction in various positions and joint designs.  
Prerequisite: N/A  
   
WLDG 2451   Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding     (4-3-4)  
Advanced topics in GTAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions.  
Prerequisite: WLDG 1434  
   
WLDG 1557   Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)     (4-3-4)  
A study of the production of various fillets and groove welds.  Preparation of specimens for testing in all test positions.  
Prerequisite: WLDG 1428  
   
WLDG 2443   Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)       (4-3-4)  
Advanced topics based on accepted welding codes.  Training provided with various electrodes in shielded metal arc welding processes with open V-groove joints in all positions.  
Prerequisite: WLDG 1428, WLDG 1457  
   
WLDG 2406   Intermediate Pipe Welding     (4-3-4)  
A comprehensive course on the welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and/or other processes.  Welds will be done using various positions.  Topics covered include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices.  
Prerequisite: WLDG 2443  
   
WLDG 2453   Advanced Pipe Welding       (4-3-4)  
Advanced topics involving welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process.  Topics include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices.  Emphasis on weld positions 5G and 6G using various electrodes.  
Prerequisite: WLDG 2406  
   
WLDG 2435   Advanced Layout and Fabrication     (4-3-4)  
Advanced course in layout and fabrication.  Includes production and fabrication of layout, tools, and processes.  Emphasis on application of fabrication and layout skills.  
Prerequisite: WLDG 1453, WLDG 2406  
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