2015-2016 Catalog

INDM - INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE

INDM 1510 INDUSTRIAL MECHANICS I

The course will cover the use of hand tools, pneumatic and electric power tools, and measuring tools such as calipers, micrometers and torque wrenches. The course will also cover resurfacing techniques such as grinding, honing and lapping. Basic terms of mechanics will also be covered along with maintenance practices such as work orders, lagging procedures and troubleshooting.

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INDM 1520 INDUSTRIAL MECHANICS II

The course will cover basic and advanced rigging, forklift operation, components of bucket screw and flat belt conveyors and rolling and sliding bearings. Also covered will be terminology of bearings, types, fits, removal and installation and basic lubrication covering characteristics of oil, greases and synthetic lubricants.

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INDM 1521 BASIC BEARING AND LUBRICATION

This course will cover basic and advanced rigging; conveyor components of bucket, screw and flat belt conveyors; rolling and sliding bearings; terminology, types, fits and removal and installation of bearings; and characteristics of oil, grease and synthetic lubricants.

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INDM 1524 LUBRICATION PRINCIPLES & ANALYSIS

This course will cover the basics of lubrication and how it is used in industry. The course will cover the types of oils and greases used and how to select them, how to determine the contamination rate and size allowable for a certain application. Students will determine the required viscosity of a lubricant that is used to lubricate bearings, gears, and hydraulic systems. The course will cover the pros and cons of synthetic lubricants, as well as failures related to lubrication in bearings and gears.

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INDM 1525 BASIC HYDRAULICS

This course will cover the fundmentals of fluid power, hydraulic transmission of force and energy, operation at the suction side of the pump, petroleum base hydraulic fluids, fire resistant hydraulic fluids, flow rates and velocity, properties of hydraulic fluids, and an introduction to control valves. This class will also cover hydraulic symbols and prints used in industry.

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INDM 1530 INDUSTRIAL MECHANICS III

The student will develop skills in the operation and repair of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and manually operated brakes; coupling alignment with both dial indicator thickness gauges and laser alignment systems; and clutches.

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INDM 1531 BASIC ALIGNMENT

This is a one credit course designed to give students the basic knowledge and understanding of couplings. This course will cover the theory of alignment and the pre-alignment check. The different types of alignment methods will be covered and the different types of couplings used, and how to install the different types.

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INDM 1535 ADVANCED HYDRAULICS

Advanced Hydraulics is a continuation of Basic Hydraulics. Major topics of study include hydraulic actuators, control of hydraulic energy, check valves, accumulators and cylinders, flow control valves, and directional control valves.

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Prerequisites

INDM 1525

INDM 1540 INDUSTRIAL MECHANICS IV

Topics of study include installation and maintenance of v-belt drives, timing and flat belt drives, roller and silent chains, reciprocating, rotary screw and sliding vane air compressors, liquid ring and dynamic compressors, boiler maintenance and heat exchangers.

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INDM 1541 MECHANICAL DRIVES

The students will develop skills in the installation and maintenance of v-belt drives, timing belts (positive drive belts), and flat belts used in power transmissions in local industry; the installation and maintenance of chain drives, both roller and silent chains, as well as gears and gear drives will be covered.

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INDM 1542 INDUSTRIAL PUMPS

This course will cover Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, such as piston, internal gear, external gear, vane, and rotary pumps; this course will cover the operation, repair and troubleshooting of most of the pumps used in local industry. The course will also cover packing and mechanical seals used in these pumps.

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INDM 1550 INDUSTRIAL MECHANICS V

This course will cover centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, and troubleshooting and repair of end suction and split housing pumps used in all types of process industries. This course will also cover the sealing devices used to seal different types of pumps including packing and mechanical sealing devices. This course also covers piping and valves used in industry.

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INDM 1560 PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

This course will cover how to administer a preventive maintenance program, computerized maintenance, non-destructive testing, preventive maintenance of mechanical drives and preventive maintenance of fluid drives.

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INDM 1567 PRECISION MAINTENANCE BEST PRACTICES

This course will cover the major areas related to current Best Practices/Precision Maintenance (BPM) in industrial maintenance. Topics may include measuring, principles of mechanical power transmission, mechanical fasteners, bearings, lubrication and oil analysis, belt drives, chain drives, gears, couplings, and vibration measurement.

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INDM 1570 INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULICS I (FLUID POWER)

Upon completion of Industrial Hydraulics I, the student should know the fundamentals of fluid power, such as force, resistance, energy, work power, pressure and torque; how force and energy are transmitted through a hydraulic system; what liquids are used in a system; how Pascal's Law relates to hydraulics, the mechanical multiplication through hydraulics and the use of intensifiers; how atmospheric pressure is measured and the difference between absolute and gauge pressure; what causes cavitation and indications of cavitation during repair; what effects vacuum has on pump operations and how to measure vacuum; how to install seals and hoses on the suction side of a pump and check for leaks; how to identify, install and maintain hydraulic actuators; how to size a hydraulic cylinder, and how to regulate the speed of a hydraulic cylinder.

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INDM 1580 INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULICS II (FLUID POWER

Upon completion of Industrial Hydraulics II, the student should be able to identify, install and repair all two, three and four- way directional control valves; to measure and fit a valve spool to a valve body; identify valve centering conditions, such as open center, closed center, tandem center and float center; install and set system pressure on pressure relief valves; install and set system pressure on pilot-operatored pressure relief valves; disassemble and reassemble no less than gear pumps, one iston pump, and one vane motor; install and repair hydrostatic transmissions; build a hydraulic reservoir to meet MFPA requirements; mix fire resistant fluids used in unmanned hydraulic systems, such as a long wall system; and install and maintain a filtration system in most hydraulic systems.

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Prerequisites

INDM 1570

INDM 1585 INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULICS III

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to analyze and troubleshoot a hydraulic circuit. Including linear power transmission, cylinders with no motion, cylinders in motion, regeneration, speed control for hydraulic cylinders and motors. Students will cover the power sources used in hydraulic systems. Students will be required to couple a hydraulic pump to an electric motor, test the pump and analyze the results.

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Prerequisites

INDM 1580

INDM 1590 INDUSTRIAL PNEUMATICS

This self-paced course is offered both semesters as both day and evening class and those students employed in shift work may attend either session. Major topics of study include energy transmission using a pneumatic system, the control of pneumatic energy, compressors, after coolers, dryers, receivers and air distribution systems. Also covered will be check valves, cylinders and motors, directional control valves, flow control valves, silencers and quick exhaust valves.

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INDM 1595 SPECIAL TOPICS IN IND MAINT:

This variable credit course will provide an introduction to a variety of Industrial Maintenance areas. Specific subject matter will vary each semester, and may include topics such as rigging, thermography, oil analysis, or pneumatics.

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INDM 2980 CO-OP WORK EXPERIENCE: INDUSTRIAL & MINE MAINTENANCE

Students gain practical experience under the guidance of an industry mentor.
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Prerequisites

9 credits of INDM courses and Instructor Recommendation