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Mechanical Engineering Technology (MEC)

MEC 103 Electronic Circuits and Instrumentation (4 cr.) Designed for non-majors. Covers electronic circuits, devices, instrumentation and basic communications, DC and AC theory, introduction to power supplies, amplifiers, and measurement devices. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

MEC 111 Materials for Industry (3 cr.) Studies the nature, structure, properties, and typical applications of metallic, polymeric, ceramic, and composite materials. Focuses on applications of materials as well as the behavior of materials subjected to external stresses. Addresses as  required the earth's limited material resources, energy efficient materials, dependence on foreign sources of materials, material systems, thermal processing, and electronic-related materials. Lecture 3 hours per week.

MEC 113 Materials and Processes of Industry (3 cr.) Studies engineering materials and accompanying industrial manufacturing processes. Investigates nature of materials structure and properties from a design standpoint. Analyzes the effects of various processes on materials, and the processes themselves. Includes machining, casting, forming, molding, hot/cold working, cipless machining, and welding. Addresses quality assurance and inspection procedures. Lecture 3 hours per week.

MEC 133 Mechanics III - Dynamics for Engineering Tech (3 cr.)Focuses on rigid body mechanics including Kinetics, Kinematics, and applications to machine  elements. Lecture 3 hours

MEC 140 Introduction to Mechatronics (3 cr.) Presents foundational concepts in mechatronics including analog and digital electronics, sensors, actuators, microprocessors, and microprocessor interfacing to electromechanical systems. Surveys components and measurement equipment used     in the design, installation, and repair of mechatronic equipment and circuits. Prerequisite: divisional approval. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

MEC 210 Machine Design (3 cr.) Studies the design of machine elements for producing and transmitting power. Includes additional material in statics, strength of materials, dynamics, engineering materials and industrial processes, including lubrication and friction. Emphasizes graphical kinematics of mechanisms, and discusses analytical design of machine components. Requires preparation of weekly laboratory reports. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

MEC 266 Applications of Fluid Mechanics (3 cr.) Teaches theory of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits including motors, controls, actuators, valves, plumbing, accumulators, reservoirs, pumps, compressors, and filters. Lecture 3 hours per week.