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 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.
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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