Manufacturing and Production Maintenance
150 clock hours
Course Description:The Manufacturing and Production Maintenance course prepares students for entry into the advanced manufacturing industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills key to the success of working in the manufacturing industry. Students study mechanisms; AC/DC electrical control; programmable logic control; fluid power; maintenance of technological systems; and exploration of career opportunities.
850-718-2321 (office), 850-703-2932 (cell)
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Shawn A. Ballee, Gary R. Shearer, Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics. G-W Publishing, ISBN: 9781635634273.
The lectures and lab skills will be content from Amatrol LMS.
This course is competency-based and self-paced using handouts, LMS, computer-assisted instruction and instructor demonstrations.
- Attending classes
- Completing reading and computer assignments along with laboratory work
- Keeping a course notebook
- Quizzes, tests, homework, and practical exam
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
This course introduces the basics of the manufacturing industry, terminology, and applications used in manufacturing. The topic coverage includes understanding technology, design manufacturing, personal safety, and workplace communication skills.
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Demonstrate an understanding of mechanisms
Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of AC/DC electrical and electrical control
Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of Programmable Logic Control
Demonstrate an understanding of fluid power
Demonstrate the abilities to use and maintain technological products and systems
Demonstrate an understanding of employability skills and career opportunities in the fields of advanced manufacturing and engineering technologies
Exhibit ability to measure and calculate data to install and use mechanisms
Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of electronics and electrical circuits
Apply programming skills to design, interpret, and operate a PLC
Demonstrate knowledge to design, connect and operate various fluid power circuits
Exhibit the ability to identify, diagnose and troubleshoot preventative maintenance procedures
Demonstrate the ability to communicate and document maintenance operations and procedures
Students exhibit employability and knowledge of skills as appropriate for employees in industry
|Tests, Quizzes, Final Exams, Skills Performance and Skills Demonstration, Projects, Skills Check|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
- In-class lecture and discussion
- On-line learning management systems
- Hands-on competency-based labs
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