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Industrial Technology

Industrial Technology Division

INDT-10 INDUSTRIAL TECHNICAL SKILLS (CAN AG 4)
(Also: MECH-10)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course provides an introduction to basic technical skills required throughout the industrial areas. The course includes identification and use of tools and materials, tool sharpening and care, hot and cold metal work, pipefitting, electrical wiring fundamentals, basic woodwork, concrete materials and mixes, and sketching and estimating.

INDT-15 SMALL GAS ENGINES (Also: MECH-15)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-A; MATH-83.
This course is a complete introduction to the operation, construction, maintenance, repair, and adjustment of two-cycle and four-cycle engines. It is designed for persons without prior experience in small engines. Theory and practical work including safety and the care and use of specialized tools used in small engine repair and maintenance will be covered. Examples of types of engines to be used will include lawn mower, power saw, pump, conveyor, self-propelled small carts, and any other small engines. (10/04)

INDT-20 MICROCOMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS FOR INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY
[CILC areas A,B] 1 unit: 1 hour lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course will provide students with a working knowledge of file manipulation and DOS operating systems as related to AutoCAD, Windows applications, and technical software. Features such as the basic commands, file management, control of the work flow, print control functions, file configurations, and pathing as related to AutoCAD and associated industrial technology software will be discussed and explored. (2/00)

INDT-25 FLUID POWER
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-A; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course covers the operational theory and practical applications of hydraulics, pneumatics, and vacuum components and systems. This includes adjustment, service, and functional operation of pumps, controls, transmission systems, actuators, and fluidics. The design and application of fluidic systems as they relate to industrial machinery will be covered together with systematic methods of troubleshooting. (4/99)

INDT-32 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CONCEPTS
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL 84; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course will provide the student with an understanding of construction concepts by building scaled modulars of each area of house construction (floor, wall, and roof framing; installation of windows and doors). The student will learn the concepts of stairwell and fireplace framing. (11/99)

INDT-36A-Z ELECTRICAL WIRING: RESIDENTIAL AND INDUSTRIAL
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course covers basic residential and industrial theory. Topics include electrical theory, wiring in accordance with the latest version of the National Electrical Code, blueprint reading, layout of electrical circuits according to blueprints, switches, electrical connections, grounding and electrical safety, materials, appliance connections, industrial wiring and components, power poles, and low voltage remote control devices. This course may be repeated when the course number letter changes that reflects National Electrical Code changes. (1/00)

INDT-38 INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER APPLICATIONS AND LITERACY
[CILC areas A,B,C,D,E,F] 3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41; MATH-80 or MATH-83 (preferred); OFCT-50.
This course explores computer usage in the workplace with emphasis on industrial technology (IT) situations and applications. Computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation managers will be covered. Included will be methods of accessing information through various formats and levels including standard print resources and the Internet. Also included will be an introduction to web page design and other software and hardware appropriate to industrial technology. (2/02)

INDT-40 COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS: INSTALLATION SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
This course presents commercial refrigeration systems to students. Systems studied will range from fractional to large tonnage refrigeration units. Medium and low temperature units, multiple defrost methods, and energy efficiency will be studied. Diagnostic and repair procedures on commercial systems and related equipment will be covered. (2/97)

INDT-41 POWER TRANSMISSION
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84: MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course covers theory and application of power transmission through chains, belts, gear trains, and augers, including system layout, setup, alignment, adjustment, timing, and maintenance. The student will study peripheral components and systems typical of industrial applications and their related components, such as bearings, seals, shafts, and safety devices. Requirements of preventive maintenance, system troubleshooting, and lubrication schedules are also covered. (2/00)

INDT-42 PROCESS VACUUM TECHNOLOGY (Also: LEOT-42)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisory: INDT-25 or PHYS-10.
This course is designed to provide the student with classroom and laboratory experience in creation and control of the vacuum process environment. The course will cover rough to ultra-high vacuum environments used in the fluid power, semiconductor manufacturing, and laser generation processes. Instruction includes vacuum safety, gas laws, vacuum measurement, pressure and flow control, viscous flow, molecular flow, conductance, pumping systems, connectors, base pressure, cleanliness, vacuum gauging, mass flow control, vacuum processes, residual gas analysis, and process troubleshooting. (2/02)

INDT-49A-Z ELECTRICAL CODES AND ORDINANCES
3 units: 3 hours lecture. Advisory: ENGL-A.
This is a course in the interpretation and application of the National Electrical Code (NEC), and other national, state, and local electrical codes and ordinances which regulate the installation, alteration, and maintenance of electrical circuits, systems, and equipment. Each letter (i.e., A,B,C, etc.) may be taken only once and represents, when changed, the latest version of the National Electrical Code being taught. (3/05)

INDT-50 HVAC -- HEATING AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
6 units: 4 hours lecture, 6 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course will enable students to identify and understand the operation of the various components found in heating and air conditioning units. Students will perform diagnostic and repair procedures on the above units and apply basic electrical concepts as they relate to HVAC industry heating and control technology. (11/02)

INDT-51 HVAC -- VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS
6 units: 4 hours lecture, 6 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; INDT-50, INDT-52;
MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course will enable students to identify and understand the operation of various components and systems found in air conditioning refrigeration systems. Students will perform diagnostic and repair procedures on air conditioning refrigeration systems and related equipment. Thermodynamic and psychometric principles as they relate to air conditioning systems will be covered. (11/02)

INDT-52 REFRIGERANT USAGE CERTIFICATION -- ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA) REQUIREMENTS
1 unit: 1 hour lecture.
This course prepares students for EPA certification in refrigerant handling. The Clean Air Act and Montreal protocol will be discussed. EPA testing will be accomplished as a component of the course. There will be an EPA testing fee. (2/97)

INDT-62 BASIC ELECTRONICS FOR INDUSTRY
(Also: AUTO-62, ELCT-62, MECH-62)
3 units: 2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-83; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course is designed to provide the automotive student and heavy-duty mechanic with a strong background in basic electrical concepts. This will allow the student to troubleshoot electrical system problems with the aid of technical information and test equipment. The class will also provide the necessary electrical theory for the more advanced electrical classes. (4/04)

INDT-71AA-ZZ INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SPECIAL TOPICS
0.5-4 units: lecture/lab hours will vary, depending on topic. Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This course is the study of basic principles, processes, and theories of the special topic being presented during the semester. (11/90)

INDT-85 BASIC INDUSTRIAL TECHNICAL SKILLS (Also: MECH-85)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite/Advisory: None.
This course provides an introduction to basic technical skills required throughout the industrial areas. The course includes identification and use of tools and materials, tool sharpening and care, hot and cold metal work, pipefitting, electric wiring fundamentals, basic woodwork, concrete materials and mixes, and sketching and estimating. (3/00)


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