2018-2019 Catalog

TECH - TECHNOLOGY

TECH 1000 INTRO TO TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS

This first course in technical mathematics is intended for students with minimal mathematics background, who wish to prepare for further study in technical areas. Topics include algebra, geometry, measurements, proportions and applied trigonometry. Use of the hand held calculator is emphasized throughout the course.

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Prerequisites

MATH 0900 (C or better); or MATH 0710 (B or better) and MATH 0740 (B or better) and MATH 0750 (B or better); or appropriate Math Placement Test Score

TECH 1550 GENERAL METALLURGY

This course introduces the student to the mechanical, physical and chemical properties of metals and the methods by which these properties can be changed by alloying, heat treating and mechanical deformation.

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TECH 1600 INDUSTRIAL SAFETY

This course will investigate several areas of occupational safety and industrial hygienes. Personal Safety including basic protection, safety hazards, safety equipment, lifting and good housekeeping; Fire Safety including fire chemistry, types of fire, portable and built in extinguisher systems; Respiratory Protection including respiratory hazards, air purifying respirators and use and care of apparatus; Hazardous Substances including common industrial hazards such as corrosive, flammable, explosive, toxic, radiological and biological hazards.

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TECH 1680 READING TECHNICAL SCHEMATICS

This course presents students with fundamental knowledge relative to reading and interpreting technical symbols used in industrial schematics. Specific topics addressed in this course are electrical, piping, and fluid power systems, and interpretation of basic assembly drawings.

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TECH 1681 READING TECHNICAL SCHEMATICS FOR INDUSTRY

This course presents students with fundamental knowledge relative to reading and interpreting technical symbols used in industrial schematics. This course concentrated on fluid power and electrical schematics.

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