Mechatronics Technician Certificate (MT21)  Technical Certificate of Credit


(Stand- Alone)

Program Description:

The Mechatronics Technician TCC is designed to provide students with entry level understanding and skills to perform duties on Mechatronic equipment and industrial automation. Topics include safety procedures, mechanics, fluid power, and pumps and piping system maintenance. Students will obtain knowledge which will provide an understanding of the basic technologies used in industry to achieve automated processes.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION– Reading 224 ACCUPLACER- Sentence Skills 60
Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 12

Courses 12 credits
IDSY 1005

This course provides an introduction to the field of mechatronics and automation technology. Topics include automation technology as a part of engineering sciences, fundamentals of electrical engineering, sensors, fundamentals of pneumatics, electrical drives, applications of relays in electropneumatics, and programmable logic controllers.

4
IDSY 1170

This course introduces and emphasizes the basic skill necessary for mechanical maintenance personnel. Instruction is also provided in the basic physics concepts applicable to the mechanics of industrial production equipment, and the application of mechanical principles with additional emphasis on power transmission and specific mechanical components.

4
IDSY 1190

This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of safely operating hydraulic, pneumatic, and pump and piping systems. Theory and practical application concepts are discussed. Topics include hydraulic system principles and components, pneumatic system principles and components, and the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pump and piping systems.

4
Faculty
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Program Chair

Chair/Instructor Mechatronics Technology
Manufacturing Technology Building, Room 115

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