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2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog
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IND 183 - Industrial Machine Maintenance

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021

4 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 15
Total Lab Hours: 90
Course Description:
This course will introduce the student to a practical hands-on approach to the basic principles of industrial mechanics. The student will develop safety and troubleshooting skills needed to solve problems on real-life equipment used in industry today. Students in this course will gain literacy in part terminology which is a skill that is beneficial in many technical careers in maintenance. This course will also help students make life decisions understanding mechanical configurations.

Corequisites: None
Prerequisites: None
Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: Traditional/Face-to-Face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): All assessments are common amongst all course sections

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives:

1. Identify the principles of lifting and rigging.

a. Calculate approximate weights of equipment according to their make-up. b. Select and apply the proper equipment to do a safe lift.

2. Rebuild industrial mechanical equipment.

a. Dismantle industrial machines and identify worn components

b. Make new parts to original specifications.

c. Measure shafts and bearings to identify proper fits and tolerances. d. Install new parts, resemble main components, and test run.

3. Develop troubleshooting skills.

a. Verify that something is actually wrong.

b. Identify and locate the cause of the trouble.

c. Correct the problem.

d. Verify that the problem has been corrected.

e. Follow up to prevent further trouble.

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