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EST 115
Industrial Mechanics


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
This course addresses the needs of the multi-crafted maintenance technician and presents an all-encompassing view of the field of industrial maintenance, which covers a variety of technical skill areas. These include, but are not limited to safety, mechanical installation,fasteners and torque, fluid power, piping systems, power transmission, shaft alignment, vibration analysis, and print reading.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss workplace safety, personal protective equipment, best work practices, hazardous material handling, arc flash safety, electrical and general safety.
  • Use hand and power tools safely. Show others how to use the tools correctly and safely.
  • Identify the different types and classifications of fasteners, including bolts, nuts, screws and retaining rings. Be able to use taps and dies for the various fasteners installation. Name all the parts of the various threads of the fasteners.
  • Read and interpret mechanical and electrical prints to construct or assemble the related item(s).
  • Identify the particular parts, systems, and formulas for mechanical power transmission. This course includes belts and sheaves, chains and sprockets, gears and gearboxes, and the calculation for determining speed of the various ratio systems.
  • Identify the different types of mechanical bearings and their application.
  • Demonstrate how to align a coupled shaft with dial indicators, laser alignment tools, feeler gages, and reverse dial indicator method.
  • Discuss mechanical lubrication principles.
  • Identify the different types of seals, packing, and their installation.
  • Demonstrate how to use vibration analysis tools.
  • Demonstrate how to use various torque wrenches, which includes mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical.
  • Explain preventive maintenance systems and their application to today's maintenance field.

  • Course Topics
  • Safety
  • Tools
  • Fasteners
  • Torquing
  • Industrial print reading
  • Mechanical power transmission
  • Bearings
  • Coupled shaft allighment
  • Lubrication
  • Seals and packing
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Vibration analysis
  • Mechanical PM
  • Electrical PM

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 115
    Winter 2014
    0926
    Charles Miller
    EST 115
    Winter 2013
    0926
    James Bradshaw
    EST 115
    Winter 2012
    0927
    James Bradshaw
    EST 115
    Winter 2010
    0921
    Jeffery Hawkins


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.