This course will enable students to learn the terminology, basic electrical skills, and the use of hand tools and electrical materials. Students will cover basic electrical theory and perform basic mathematical computations, learn layout for installation, repair of electrical fixtures, installation of fixtures, basic wiring, light fixtures, safety procedures, and more. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Edgewood Hall, Rm. 143
Basic Electricity/ Electronics for Engineering Technicians
This course covers the basic concepts of electronics: Semiconductor and zener diodes, junction field-effect and metallic-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors, bipolar and unijunction transistors. An introduction to electrical systems as they relate to electronics is also covered. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course is an introduction to the basic hydraulic and pneumatic systems and devices found in advanced manufacturing facilities. Students obtain knowledge of hydraulic pumps, fluid conductors, connectors, and means of transmission. Learn to perform work safely by promoting a safe work environment.
This course provides an introduction to a variety of material-working processes that are common to the machining industry. Topics include safety, process-specific machining equipment, measurement devices, set-up and layout instruments, and common shop practices. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate basic machining operations, accurately measure components, and effectively use layout instruments. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
Learn about the physics of water; heat transfer; boiler types; construction classification and parts; boiler accessories; operation of boilers; feedwater treatment; safety features of controls, pumps, valves, and burners; fire safety devices and sprinkler systems; stream traps; basic refrigeration; and commercial air conditioning units. The successful completion of this DLLR-approved course will qualify the student to take the PSI examination to obtain a Fourth Grade stationary engineers license. This license permits the holder to take charge of any boiler plant from 30 to 99 horsepower in any building. Next, after two years, an applicant may apply to take the examination to obtain a Third Grade license. This license permits the holder to take charge of boilers from one to 299 horsepower. Text required. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course examines the basic principles of blueprint reading. Topics include line types, orthographic projections, dimensioning methods, and notes. Students learn how to interpret different types of blueprints and schematics used in various engineering, technical or industrial environments. Students interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on the drawings and schematics, such as electrical or mechanical drawings and wiring diagrams.
Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
This program prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in developing control and measurement systems and procedures. Includes instruction in instrumentation design and maintenance, calibration, design and production testing and scheduling, automated equipment functions, applications to specific industrial tasks, and report preparation. Successful graduates will be prepared to work as an entry-level technician equipped with skills required for testing, installing, inspecting, calibration, maintaining, and troubleshooting process-controlled systems. Senior Adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
An introduction to arc welding machines and accessories, oxyacetylene cutting equipment, and types and uses of electrodes. Learn flat welds, types of joint design (butt, lap and T-joints), basic welding symbols, and safety practices. Safety equipment and metal supplied during class time. Class size is limited to 7 students due to equipment constraints. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
This hands-on course covers basic electrical control equipment that is used in manufacturing. Topics include: sensors, relays, starters, motors, motor drives and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s). PLC topics include various numbering systems, PLC- fundamentals, hardware, input and output module wiring, Installation and startup, communications, and programming. The student's will take apart motors, wire motor starters, operate motor drives, and program programmable logic controllers (PLC’s). Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Havre de Grace, Rm. 112
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