Grenada

Maintenance Technology is a technical instructional program that prepares individuals to work in a variety of roles including, but not limited to, industrial maintenance and engineering support positions. Students receive instruction in maintaining and troubleshooting electrical, automation, and mechanical systems; instruction in continuous improvement methods including quality systems, facility layout, workstation design, and lean manufacturing techniques; and instruction in the operation of basic machine tool equipment, computer numerical controlled equipment, welding equipment, and metal fabrication. This program is offered in a completely hybrid format as well as a face-to-face classroom format.

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Maintenance Technology

I liked learning about the maintenance world. The classes are great as well as the teachers who teach them. The Grenada Campus is full of nice people, and it is small and convenient.

Austin Brower, Grenada Campus

Course Descriptions

ENT 1313 - Principles of CAD.
This course is designed to teach students the basic operating system and drafting skills. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three hours credit.

ENT 2363 - Computer Numerical Control (Prerequisite: ENT 1313).
A course designed to introduce the students to the basics of computer numerical control machines. Two hours lecture. Three hours credit.

ENT 2273 - Facilities Planning.
This course deals with the techniques and procedures for developing an efficient  facility  layout  and  introduces  some  of  the  state-of-the-art  tools involved, such as 3D design and computer simulation. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1113 - Industrial Maintenance Core & Safety.
This course includes basic safety, introduction to construction math, introduction to hand and power tools, blueprint drawings, and employability and communications.

IMM 1153 - Electrical Industrial Maintenance I (Prerequisite: IMM 1113 or IMM 1143).
This course includes Industrial Safety, Introduction to the National Electric Code, Electrical Theory, Alternating Current, E&I Test Equipment, and Flow, Pressure, Level, and Temperature. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1163 - Electrical Industrial Maintenance II (Prerequisite: IMM 1153).
This course includes process mathematics, hand bending, tubing, clean purge, and test tubing and piping systems, instrument drawings and documents (part one), conductors and cables, and conductors terminations and splices. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1214 - Introduction to Industrial Maintenance.
This course includes basic tools of the trade, fasteners and anchors, oxyfuel cutting, gaskets and packing, craft-related mathematics, construction drawings, pumps and drivers, introduction to valves and test equipment, material handling, mobile and support equipment, and lubrication. Two lectures. Four hours laboratory. Four hours credit

IMM 1243 - Mechanical Industrial Maintenance I (Prerequisite: IMM 1113 or IMM 1143).
This course includes advanced trade math, precision measuring tools, installing bearings, and installing couplings. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1313 - Principles of Hydraulics & Pneumatics.
Instruction in basic principles of hydraulics and pneumatics, and the inspection, maintenance, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1323 - Motor Control Systems (Prerequisite: IMM 1153 or by permission of instructor).
This course includes the Installation of different motor control circuits and devices. Emphasis is placed on developing the student's ability to diagram, wire, and troubleshoot the different circuits and mechanical control devices. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three hours credit.

IMM 1373 - Robotic Controls and Applications.
This course is designed to introduce the student to industrial robots. Topics to be covered include robotics history, industrial robot configurations, operation, and basic programming and how they relate to the electrical industry.  Two lectures. Two  hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 1913 - Special Project in Industrial Maintenance Mechanics (Prerequisite: Consent of instructor).
Practical applications of skills and knowledge gained in other Industrial Maintenance Mechanics courses. The instructor works closely with the student to insure that selection of a special project enhances the student's learning experiences. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 2113 - Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, & Repair. Maintenance and troubleshooting techniques, use of technical manuals and test equipment, and inspection/evaluation/repair of equipment. One lecture. Four hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 2213 - Advanced Electrical Industrial Maintenance. This course includes hazardous locations, electronic components, E & I drawings, motor controls, distribution equipment, transformer applications, and conductor selection and calculation.   Two lectures. Two  hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 2223 - Advanced Mechanical Industrial Maintenance. This course includes temporary grounding, layout and installation of tubing and piping systems, machine bending of conduit, hydraulic controls, pneumatic controls, and motor-operated valves. Two lectures. Two  hours laboratory. Three hours credit. 

IMM 2613 - Programmable Logic Controllers. This course includes of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in modern industrial settings. This course also includes the operating principles of PLCs and practice in the programming, installation, and maintenance of PLCs. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

IMM 2623 - Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers (Prerequisite: IMM 2613 & IMM 1323).
Advanced PLC course that provides instruction in the various operations, installations, and maintenance of electric motor controls. Also, information in such areas as sequencer, program control, introduction to function blocks, sequential function chart, introduction to HMI, and logical and conversion instructions. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

INT 1214 - Fluid Power.
This basic course provides instruction in hydraulics and pneumatics. The course  covers  actuators,  accumulators,  valves,  pumps, motors,  coolers, compression  of  air,  control  devices,  and  circuit  diagrams.  Emphasis  is placed   on   the   development   of   control   circuits   and   troubleshooting techniques. Three lectures. Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

INT 2114 - Control Systems I.
This   is   an   introductory   course   to   provide   information   on   various instrumentation  components  and  processes.  Topics  include  analyzing pressure  processes,  temperatures,  flow,  and  level.  Three  lectures.  Two hours laboratory. Four hours credit.

MFT 2113 - Manufacturing Process I. 
The course would require study in manufacturing techniques from both a historical   perspect ive   and   modern   process   improvement   systems including  plant  layout,  material  handling,  work  station  design,  Kaizen, KanBan and Value Stream Mapping. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MFT 2123 - Manufacturing Process II.
The course would be a continuation of the previously listed, and introduce equipment and operations required to produce various products, including metal, wood and plastics processing. Also included would be an introduction to various material handling devises and process automation. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MFT 2213 - Organizational Behavior.
The course would help prepare students for their roles as change agents within an organization by identifying some of the potential issues that will be faced. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

MFT 291(1-3) - Special Problem in Automation and Control Technology.
A course to provide students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other Automation and Control Technology courses. The  instructor  and  student  work  closely  together  to  select  a  topic  and establish criteria for  completion of the project. Two-six hours laboratory. One-three hours credit.

ROT 2413 - Automated Manufacturing Controls.
This course is designed to teach the students the integrated control systems found in automated systems. Emphasis will be placed on encoders, optical devices, servo motors, stepper motors, computerized numerical control (CNC), vision and sensing systems, lasers, programmatic controllers, motor speed controls, and other similar devices. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.

ROT 2613 - Mechanical Systems. 
This course introduces the students to mechanical components and drive systems commonly used in the industry.  Emphasis is placed on installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of these components and systems. Two lectures. Two hours laboratory. Three hours credit.