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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions for: MEC
Mechanical Engineering Tech
MEC 103 - Electron Circuit & Instrumenta
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
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 133 - Mechanics III - Dynamics
Focuses on rigid body mechanics including Kinetics, Kinematics, and applications to machine elements. Lecture 2 hours per week.
MEC 140 - Introduction to Mechatronics
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 161 - Basic Fluid Mech-Hydr/Pneum
Introduces theory, operation and maintenance of hydraulic/ pneumatics devices and systems. Emphasizes the properties of fluids, fluid flow, fluid statics, and the application of Bernoulli's equation. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
MEC 190 - Coordinated Internship in MEC
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
MEC 253 - Preventative and Predict Main
Presents the concepts of preventative and predictive maintenance needed to increase machine up-time and reliability, product quality, and plant productivity. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.