EMEC 101 Electrical Fundamentals (Cr3) (2:2)
Provides a foundation of knowledge in electricity. Covers fundamental electrical concepts, EMF, current, resistance, power, AC and DC series and parallel circuit operation and analysis, inductance, capacitance, meter usage, schematics, and circuit component operation. Industrial safety stressed and math applications are reviewed. Practical lab application of concepts. Also available through Online Learning. Additional course fees: $20.00.

EMEC 105 Introduction to Fluid Power (Cr3) (2:2)
Description of basic fluid systems and introduction to hydraulic and pneumatic component hardware; work, energy, and power introduced and applied to the fluid power system. Prereq. - Appropriate competence as outlined in the Mathematics Placement Policy or MATH 022. Additional course fees: $20.00.

EMEC 107 Instrumentation Safety (Cr1) (1:0)
This course describes the importance of how an Instrumentation technician needs to perform the troubleshooting of instruments and associated circuitry commonly found in industry. Discussions and hands-on activities include electrical safety, stored energy and testing of lab demonstrations to simulate what an instrumentation technician will encounter while troubleshooting.

EMEC 110 Mechanical Components (Cr4) (3:2)
This course introduces the mechanical components and fasteners used in automated control systems. Discussions and hands-on activities include the use of hand tools, individual mechanical components and mechanical assemblies including: belts, chains, gears, gear drives, bearings, shafts, scales, seals and couplings. Pre- or Coreq. - ENGG 117. Additional course fees: $10.00.

EMEC 115 Mechanical Skills for Technicians (Cr1) (0:2)
Covers types of components and fasteners; hand tool usage; basic operation of hand power tools, measurement and layout applied to basic electromechanical projects. Only one of EMEC 110 or EMEC 115 may be applied to graduation in Electromechanical Technology. Offered spring semester only.

EMEC 117 Industrial Rigging (Cr1) (1:1)
The course provides basic rigging skills required for installation, setting or moving of industrial equipment and the use of ladders and scaffolding. This introduction stresses safe application of rigging techniques, the use of various devices in equipment installation, alignment, lifting and the calculation of load, center of gravity and proper material handling.

EMEC 118 Hand and Power Tools (Cr1) (1:0)
This course covers proper selection, safe use, care and maintenance of both hand and power tools. Also available through Online Learning.Additional course fees: $10.00.

EMEC 125 Process and Automation Diagrams - P&ID (Cr2) (1:3)
This course is an introduction to reading, interpreting and developing Process & Instrumentation Drawings (P&ID) also known as Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams or Process and Control Diagrams. The Identification of symbols and function labels commonly found on P&ID, description of how system components are related and tracing process piping and control loop functions are discussed and practiced.

EMEC 130 Introduction to Process Control (Cr3) (3:0)
This course introduces industrial process control and how instrumentation is needed to control the desired outcome. Discussions and online activities include instrumentation loops, instrumentation documents, principles of measurements, basic controller types, advanced control, and final elements.

EMEC 135 Electrical Motors and Controls (Cr4) (3:2)
Concepts of electricity, electronics and controls related to industrial applications; industrial control devices and sensors; relays and electromechanical control; electrical diagrams; transformers and power distribution; solid state power devices; motors, starters and drives; AC/DC motor control; process control fundamentals. Prereq. - EMEC 101. Additional course fees: $30.00.

EMEC 140 Sensors, Wiring and Troubleshooting (Cr1) (0:2)
This course covers the basic discrete sensors and an introduction to basic analog sensors used in automated manufacturing systems and processes. The student will be exposed to various sensor technologies, and through the use of hands-on labs and exercises, will determine sensor selection, applications, installation, wiring and troubleshooting. The proper use of hand tools and multimeter(s) are incorporated, along with appropriate industry safety standards. Pre- or co-req. EMEC101.

EMEC 220 Instrumentation I (Cr3) (2:3)
This is the first of two courses that teach process control instrumentation. The course covers temperature and pressure instruments and sensors, basic transmission signals and communications, safety and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS). Through the use of theory and hands-on practice, students will practice device installation, wiring and troubleshooting using current industrial equipment. Safety and all applicable industry standards are incorporated throughout the course. Prereq. - EMEC125 and 130. Additional course fees: $20.00.

EMEC 225 Instrumentation II (Cr3) (2:3)
This is the second of two courses in process control instrumentation. The course covers level and flow measurements and instruments, final elements such as valves, automatic and manual control and instrumentation and control applications. Through the use of theory and hands-on practice, students will practice device installation, wiring and troubleshooting using current industrial equipment. Safety and all applicable industry standards are incorporated throughout the course. Pre- or Coreq. - EMEC220. Additional course fees: $20.00.

EMEC 240 Industrial Control Systems I (Cr4) (3:3)
This is a first course in industrial control systems that covers programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and programmable automation controllers (PACs) operation, application, programming and troubleshooting. PLC/PAC hardware identification, input/output (I/O), network communications and I/O wiring is presented. I/O and internal addressing, tags, alias tags and data types are presented and practiced. The basic software instruction set is covered including contacts, coils, timers, counters, data manipulation, comparison and arithmetic. Program control using subroutines and controller organization is also incorporated. Prereq. - EMEC 101, Pre-or co-req EMEC 140. Additional course fees: $80.00.

EMEC 245 Industrial Control Systems II (Cr3) (2:3)
This is the second of two courses in Programmable Logic and Programmable Automation Controllers (PLC/PAC). The course covers the advanced instruction set including bit shifts, sequencers and advanced math instructions. Analog control systems are introduced taking the student from simple setpoint control to Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control. Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens are developed and interfaced to the PLC/PAC to form a complete control system. Prereq. - EMEC 240. Additional course fees $80.00.

EMEC 251 Mechanical Systems (Cr3) (2:3)
Operation, diagnostics, repair, and modification of automation with emphasis on advanced mechanical and fluidic systems found in industrial robotics, conveyors, CNC, packaging machinery, casing machinery, and plastics molding equipment. Preventative maintenance and applicable OSHA safety standards. Pre- or coreq. - EMEC 105, 110, and 135. Additional course fees: $10.00.

EMEC 253 Electromechanical Systems I (Cr4) (3:2)
Operation, diagnostics, repair, and modification of automation with emphasis on advanced mechanical and fluidic systems found in industrial robotics, conveyors, CNC, packaging machinery, casing machinery, and plastics molding equipment. Preventative maintenance and applicable OSHA safety standards. Pre- or coreq. - EMEC 105, 110, and 135. Final offereing Fall 2016.

EMEC 260G Electromechanical Technology Practicum (Cr2) (0:0:8 practicum)
Actual work shadowing experience in manufacturing or service organizations providing exposure to the maintenance and/or engineering functions involved in modern factory automation design, installation, and servicing; written analysis of equipment problems and maintenance planning. Pre- or coreq. - completion of all other technical courses in Electromechanical Technology degree program and ENGL 101.

EMEC 281 Independent Electromechanical Study (Cr1) (0:2)
Independent study in an advanced topic in electromechanical technology under close supervision of the Electromechanical Technology faculty; conducted primarily in a working lab environment, project requires the student to research information, collect and interpret data, and present the conclusions in written and oral form. Prereq. - EMEC 253.

EMEC 282 Independent Electromechanical Study (Cr2) (0:4)
Independent study in an advanced topic in electromechanical technology under close supervision of the Electromechanical Technology faculty; conducted primarily in a working lab environment, project requires the student to research information, collect and interpret data, and present the conclusions in written and oral form. Prereq. - EMEC 253.

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