2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Courses

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IM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 4 cr.  (4-0-0)
  • Offered: Winter

This course will introduce students to various applied technical math concepts required to analyze and study topics of the industrial maintenance field. Topics will include fractions, measurement, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, graphs, and statistics. Topics are presented at the introductory level with an emphasis on applications. 

IM 110 Industrial Measurement and Print Reading 2 cr.  (1-0-2)
  • Offered: Fall Winter

This course will introduce students to safe use of equipment & tools used in the industrial maintenance field. Blueprint reading, precision measurement, steel identification, and fastener identification will be covered. Lab activities will reinforce theory discussions.

IM 115 Basic Electricity for Industrial Technicians 2 cr.  (1-0-2)
  • Offered: Fall Winter

An introduction to basic electricity concepts including both DC and AC circuits. Course content will include topics on safety, tools, conductors, insulators, series and parallel circuits, electromagnetism and electric power. Theory will be reinforced by practical laboratory experimentation emphasizing the use of basic electrical testing equipment. 

IM 125 Introduction to OSHA 3 cr.  (3-0-0)
  • Offered: Fall Winter

This course will introduce students to the history of workplace safety and its implications to workers and businesses in general industry. Cultural and ethical changes in safe work practices will be covered along with OSHA standards for General Industry, 29 CFR 1910. 

An OSHA 30-hour card for General Industry can be earned by the student if certain OSHA requirements have been met. The course may be offered as either face-to-face or distance learning, “WEB”. Due to OSHA requirements, students can only earn the OSHA 30-hour card in the face-to-face course; students in the distance learning “WEB” version of the course are not eligible to earn the 30-hour card.

IM 147 Rigging and Hoisting 2 cr.  (1-0-2)
  • Offered: Fall

Students will be introduced to the tools, equipment and techniques used in hoisting and relocating loads. Students will develop skills in load balance and control, hand signals and proper rigging methods.

Notes: IM 147 repeats WD 147 Construction Rigging and Equipment Installation.
IM 195A Contemporary Work Concepts 3 cr.  (3-0-0)
  • Offered: Contact department

Students will learn about contemporary work concepts of time management, work ethic and attitude, team building, and problem solving. This will be achieved by interpreting appropriate information and learning to make individual decisions to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, standards, or work policies. Students will also develop an understanding of the importance of how to communicate by telephone, in written form, e-mail, text, or in person with supervisors, peers, subordinates, or external customers. 

IM 195B Occupational Safety 2 cr.  (2-0-0)
  • Offered: Contact department

This course provides students with an understanding of occupational safety practices and requirements associated with working in an industrial setting. Students will learn how to apply standards such as ergonomic work envelops, machine safeguarding, temperature and pressure, noise and vibration, automaton and technology hazards, bloodborne pathogens, and following general safety practices and policies. 

Notes: Note: The Occupational Safety course will be delivered on-line.
IM 214 Alignment, Power Transmission and Conveyors 3 cr.  (1-0-4)
  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisites: IM 110 or instructor permission.

Principles of operation and applications of industrial conveyors, power transmission equipment and alignment. Component examples are couplings, sheaves, bushings, bearings, housings, belts, chains, sprockets, seals, variable-speed drives and gear reducers. Includes installation and maintenance.

IM 215 Maintenance Systems and Technical Communication 3 cr.  (2-0-2)
  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisites: IM 110 or instructor permission.

Students will study various preventive maintenance practices and philosophies in conjunction with troubleshooting and root cause analysis of deficiencies and failures of mechanical power transmission systems. Technical communication and its application to maintenance activities will be covered. Lab activities will reinforce theory discussions.

IM 220 Pumps, Piping and Valves 4 cr.  (2-0-4)
  • Offered: Winter
  • Prerequisites: IM 110 or instructor permission.

Principles of design, operation and maintenance of pumps, industrial valves and piping systems used to move liquids and materials in industry.

IM 298 Directed Study and Research 1-4 cr.
  • Offered: On demand
  • Prerequisites: Department permission.
Selection of problem in area of emphasis, specialized instruction and experiences to reinforce technical skill and knowledge. Written reports of work are required.