Industrial

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES

Technical Mathematics I

Hrs: 30
Tuition: $325
Terms Offered: I, II, III IV
Course #: 5500
Days: T, Th
Time: 5:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Technical mathematics, or "shop math", is a course based upon the application of mathematic principles in an industrial environment. Exercises and examples are used to demonstrate how to apply mathematics in the workplace rather than "hands-on labs". Term I covers basic arithmetic, measurement, algebra and shop math formulas. Applications include machining, motor sizing, hydraulics and mechanical drives.

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Technical Mathematics II

Hrs: 30
Tuition: $325
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5505
Days: T, Th
Time: 5:30 - 7:45 p.m.

This course is a continuation of Tech Math I and deals with ratio, solids and various mathematical rules. It also covers several forms of trigonometry, including shop trig. Applications include tool sizing, graphics, sine bars and solutions for typical shop problems like dimensioning. The textbook also includes several appendices dealing with conversion factors, useful formulas and gage block sets.

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OSHA 10 General Industry/Safety

Hrs: 30
Tuition: $325
Terms Offered: I, II, III, IV, V
Course #: 6002
Days: T, Th
Time: 5:30 - 7:45 p.m

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s mission is to "assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance".  The 10-hour General Industry Outreach Training Program is intended to provide an entry level worker’s awareness in recognizing and preventing hazards in a general industry setting.

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Industrial Electricity I

Hrs: 45
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5101
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course serves as an entry level and prerequisite for more advanced training in the electrical field of the RCTC industrial program. It also provides valuable information for those technicians wanting to advance their current skills. Representative subject areas include electrical fundamentals, electrical versus mechanical power, alternating current principles and circuits, wiring considerations, transformer applications, lighting, and DC generators and motors.

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Industrial Electricity II

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5102
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course is a continuation of Industrial Electricity I. The subject areas offer an advanced and in-depth view of many technologies related to industrial electricity. Subjects include AC alternators and motors, motor controls, basic industrial electronics, AC/DC electronic motor drive systems and a programmable logic controller overview.

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Schematic & Multimeter Reading

Hrs: 12
Tuition: $100
Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5105
Days: M, T, W, Th (one week)
Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

A seminar based on Fluke training material and hands-on lab work presented in schematic and instructional form. Students learn to interpret and build electrical circuits, calculate circuit values, and measure the operational results. Troubleshooting techniques using circuit analysis and measured findings are also discussed.

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Electronics for Technicians I

Hrs: 30
Tuition: $325
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5564
Days: M, W 
Time: 5:30 - 7:45 p.m.

This course will expose students to the fundamentals of electronics. This course will include hands-on projects. All projects are geared toward the enhancement of the students' electronic knowledge and troubleshooting skills. Prerequisites include an understanding of basic electricity and basic motor control.

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Electronics for Technicians II

Hrs: 30
Tuition: $325
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5565
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 7:45 p.m.

This course will include hands-on projects involving digital electronics. All projects are geared toward enhancing the students' digital electronics troubleshooting skills.

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Electric Motor Control I

Hrs: 45
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5110
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course focuses on the principles of AC/DC motor control systems. Topics to be discussed include circuit layout, connections and symbols, control devices and circuits, voltage starters and motor drives. The student will work with both single and three-phase. This course is a must for the technician who will be involved with the installation and repair of control systems, including programmable logic controllers (PLC).

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Electric Motor Control II

Hrs: 45
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5111
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course is a continuation of course #5110.

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Programmable Logic Controllers I

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5112
Days: T, Th
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This entry level course for technicians provides training on Rockwell (Allen-Bradley) Micrologix 1100 hardware and RSLogix 500 software. Some of the areas covered are input/output card wiring, basic programming techniques, (I/O, timers, counters, etc.), PLC ladder logic and computer based programming. A machine design exercise uses all of the subject areas as a hands-on project. Prerequisites include basic electricity and basic motor control.

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Programmable Logic Controllers II

Hrs: 45
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5113
Days: T, Th
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

An advanced course based on Rockwell Compactlogix 1500 hardware and RSLogix 5000 software, designed to be more of a hands-on experience for the student. Various modules are presented that emphasize specific PLC integrated applications commonly used in industry. Exercises include advanced programming techniques, analog hardware applications and human machine interface. Subject areas include Allen-Bradley Flex 40 motor controller integration, pneumatic and hydraulic process control using hydraulic/pneumatic trainers and introduction to Panel View Plus graphic display terminal operations. Prerequisites include PLC I and exposure to hydraulic/pneumatic technology.

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Hydraulics I

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5120
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This technician-level course will provide students with the working knowledge of fluid power. Theory will include exposure to hydraulic schematics as well as detailed instruction on the operation of hydraulic pumps and motors, directional control valves, flow control valves, flow meters, relief valves and cylinders. Approximately 70% of each class will be hands-on. This course is perfect for the maintenance or automation technician.

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Hydraulics II

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5122
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course includes instruction on Electrical Control of Hydraulic Systems. This course will provide the student with the working knowledge of electrical control circuits used to control hydraulic circuits. Theory will include instruction on understanding electrical circuits and advanced hydraulic circuits. Hands-on training will covers areas starting with basic electrically-controlled hydraulic systems, hydraulic sequencing of cylinders, speed regulation and braking of hydraulic motors, drilling systems, safety circuits, counting of actuator cycles and troubleshooting electrical control circuits. Hydraulics I is a prerequisite for this course.

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Pneumatics

Hrs: 45
Tuition: $400
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5121
Days: T, Th
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course will provide students with an understanding of both basic pneumatic theory and application as related to compressors, air distribution systems, and pneumatic control devices. A significant amount of this course will focus on basic installation and troubleshooting of the following control devices: check valves, cylinders, motors, directional control valves, flow control valves, regulators, quick exhausts, and silencers. This course is a must for maintenance technicians working in an automation or pneumatic control environment.

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