Industrial Systems

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

IDFC 1000 : Principles of Electricity I

Provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Credits

4

IDFC 1005 : Principles of Electricity II

This course introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current and solid state devices. Topics include magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, basic transformers, and introduction to semiconductor fundamentals, diode applications, basic transistor fundamentals, basic amplifiers, and semiconductor switching devices.

Credits

5

IDFC 1007 : Industrial Safety Procedures

Provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Credits

2

IDFC 1011 : Direct Current I

Introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MATH 1012/MATH 1012/MAT 102 or MATH 1013/MAT 1013/MAT 103.

IDFC 1012 : Alternating Current I

Introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include: magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

IDFC 1011 or IFC 101.

IDSY 1020 : Print Reading and Problem Solving

This course introduces practical problem solving techniques as practiced in an industrial setting. Topics include: analytical problem solving, troubleshooting techniques, reading blueprints and technical diagrams, schematics and symbols, specifications and tolerances. The course emphasizes how the machine or mechanical system works, reading and engineering specifications and applying a systematic approach to solving the problem.

Credits

3

IDSY 1100 : Basic Circuit Analysis

This course introduces direct current concepts and applications, alternating current theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, series, parallel, and simple combination circuits, inductance and capacitance, diodes and amplifiers, and semiconductor fundamentals.

Credits

5

IDSY 1101 : DC Circuit Analysis

This course introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; Series, parallel, and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

Credits

3

IDSY 1105 : AC Circuit Analysis

This course introduces alternating current concepts, theory, and application of varying sine wave voltages and current, and the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include, but are not limited to, electrical laws and principles, magnetism, inductance and capacitance.

Credits

3

IDSY 1110 : Industrial Motor Controls I

This course introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and devices involved in industrial motor controls, theories and applications of single and three-phase motors, wiring motor control circuits, and magnetic starters and braking. Topics include, but are not limited to, motor theory and operating principles, control devices, symbols and schematic diagrams, NEMA standards, Article 430 NEC and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.

Credits

4

IDSY 1120 : Basic Industrial PLC's

This course introduces the operational theory, systems terminology, PLC installation, and programming procedures for Programmable Logic Controllers. Emphasis is placed on PLC programming, connections, installation, and start-up procedures. Other topics include timers and counters, relay logic instructions, and hardware and software applications.

Credits

4

IDSY 1130 : Industrial Wiring

Teaches the fundamental concepts of industrial wiring with an emphasis on installation procedures. Topics include: grounding, raceways, three-phase systems, transformers (three-phase and single-phase), wire sizing, overcurrent protection, NEC requirements, industrial lighting systems, and switches, receptacles, and cord connectors.

Credits

4

IDSY 1160 : Mechanical Laws & Principles

Introduces the student to fundamental laws and principles of mechanics. Topics include: Mechanical Principles of Simple Machines; Force, Torque, Velocity, Acceleration, and Inertia; Rotational Motion; Work, Power, and Energy; Matter; Gases; Fluid Power; and Heat. The course emphasizes understanding terminology and using related problem solving skills in everyday physical applications of mechanical technology. Competencies are reinforced with practical hands on lab exercises.

Credits

4

IDSY 1170 : Industrial Mechanics

This course introduces and emphasizes the basic skill necessary for mechanical maintenance personnel. Instruction is also provided in the basic physics concepts applicable to the mechanics of industrial production equipment, and the application of mechanical principles with additional emphasis on power transmission and specific mechanical components.

Credits

4

IDSY 1190 : FluID Power Systems

This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of safely operating hydraulics and pneumatics. Theory and practical application concepts are discussed. Topics include hydraulic system principles and components and, pneumatic system principles and components.

Credits

4

IDSY 1195 : Pumps and Piping Systems

This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pump and piping systems. Theory and practical application concepts are discussed.

Credits

3

IDSY 1210 : Industrial Motor Controls II

This course introduces the theory and practical application for two-wire control circuits, advanced motor controls, and variable speed motor controls. Emphasis is placed on circuit sequencing, switching, and installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques.

Credits

4

IDSY 1220 : Intermediate Industrial PLC's

This course provides for hands on development of operational skills in the maintenance and troubleshooting of industrial control systems and automated equipment. Topics include data manipulation, math instructions, and introduction to HMI, analog control, and troubleshooting discrete IO devices.

Credits

4

IDSY 1230 : Industrial Instrumentation

Provides instruction in the principles and practices of instrumentation for industrial process control systems with an emphasis on industrial maintenance techniques for production equipment. Topics include: instrument tags; process documentation; basic control theory; sensing pressure, flow, level, and temperature; instrument calibration; and loop tuning.

Credits

4

IDSY 2500 : Industrial Environmental Internship/Practicum

This course allows the student to gain real-world experience by working with a local industry in the appropriate field for a minimum of 135 hours during the term or, alternatively, an equivalent number of hours on real-world projects at the college.

Prerequisites

Instructor Approval.