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Course Listing

Maintenance

Electrical Theory 1

The foundation for safely working with electrical equipment is a sound understanding of electrical theory. Electrical theory involves the study of atoms, their reactions, and their involvement in electrical circuits. Technicians must understand electrical theory to fully understand the roles that voltage, current & resistance play in electrical systems. The primary action in any designed electrical circuit or system is the controlled flow of electrons. Technicians must know what electrons are, what makes them flow, how their flow is controlled, and how this flow is used to perform work. In addition, they must know what to expect if an unintentional or catastrophic flow of electrons should occur. Having a solid understanding of electrical theory enables technicians to work safely with electrical equipment, and understand when electrical equipment is malfunctioning. These skills are fundamental for a successful career as technicians.

Craft Math

Topics: • Terminology • Adding Fractions • Subtracting Fractions • Multiplying Fractions • Dividing Fractions • Changing Fractions to Decimals • Changing Decimals to Fractions • Calculating Percentages • Calculating Area • Calculating Volume • Calculating Weight • Metric Measurements • Metric Conversions

Alternating Current

Topics: • Introduction • Sine Wave Generation • Sine Wave Terminology • AC Phase Relationships • Nonsinusoidal Waveforms • Resistance in AC Circuits • Inductance in AC Circuits • Capacitance • LC & RLC Circuits • Power in AC Circuits • Transformers

Systematic Problem Solving

This course provides students with information on the concepts associated with systematic troubleshooting.

Basic Motor Controls

This course provides students with information on the concepts associated with AC and DC motor fundamentals, motor control fundamentals, control of motor starting, and motors and motor controllers. The lessons cover a wide range of topics such as motor enclosures, nameplate data, AC motors, DC motors, magnetic contactors, control circuits, Wye-Delta starters, speed controllers, AC/ DC machine maintenance, and motor control circuit maintenance.

AC/DC Drives

This course provides students with information on the concepts associated with generators, generator function, generator design, three phase voltage, and load sharing.

P&ID

After completing this course, students should be able to understand and perform the following tasks: • Background and reason for P&ID sympbols • Read and understand P&IDs. • Recognize symbols accepted by the Process Industry Practices (PIP) • Interpret equipment pictures with drawing Standards and Practices • Understand how to mark-up Red-line drawings.

Test Equipment

This course provides students with information on the four categories of testing, safety precautions associated with testing, and the use and care of different test equipment to include Doble test sets, megohmmeter function and operation, and various applications for thermography and infrared scanning. There are hands-on exercises for inspection and use of given test equipment.

Electrical Schematics

This course provides students with information on the concepts associated using graphic symbols. Shows the electrical connections and functions of a specified circuit arrangement.

Fundamentals of Electricity

This course provides basic electricity knowledge to the novice. Basic electricity theory is explored identifying component operations in energized and de-energized states. The course includes safety fundamentals and safe operation awareness.

Mechanical Troubleshooting

This course will provide students with an understanding of mechanical components and troubleshooting mechanical systems.

Automated Systems Troubleshooting

This course will provide students with an understanding of troubleshooting an integrated system that has electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and PLC.

PLC Basics & Troubleshooting

This course will provide students with an understanding of PLC components, systems, basic programming and troubleshooting.

Electrical Systems Troubleshooting

The course will provide students with an understanding of electrical components, wiring and troubleshooting electrical systems.

"The Mechatronics training classes helped Monin decrease machinery down-time, find new efficiencies, increase productivity and reduce operating cost."

– Mike Brewster, Vice President-Plant Operations, Monin