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Course Description

This training specializes in high-demand career areas expecting a critical shortage of qualified workers. Mechanical Systems covers the principles and applications of the most commonly found mechanical drive components in an industrial manufacturing environment.  Topics include mechanical power transmission devices through an intermediate level along with related construction and troubleshooting techniques.  All course material is supplemented with practical hands-on exposure to the items. 

Course Outline

1.Basic safety rules
2.Speed, torque, power, pitch, ratio, mechanical efficiency, and motor current 
3.Shafts, bearings, keys, and couplings
4.Electric motors using shafts, bearings, keys, and couplings
5.Bushings; sheaves; idlers; conventional, multiple, wedge, notched, and variable speed belt systems
6.Preventive and reactive maintenance 
7.Construction and operation of sprockets; master links; single roller, multiple strand and silent chain drives
8.Chain drive systems
9.Maintenance and troubleshooting

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this class, students should be able to :
1. Apply basic safety rules for working with mechanical equipment
2.Calculate speed, torque, power, pitch, ratio, mechanical efficiency, and motor current in both English and S.I. units for a variety of drive types and configurations
3. Measure speed, torque, power, pitch, ratio, mechanical efficiency, and motor current in both English and S.I. units for a variety of drive types and configurations
4. Describe the function and application of shafts, bearings, keys, and couplings
5. Install and align electric motors using shafts, bearings, keys, and couplings
6. Describe the construction and operation of bushings; sheaves; idlers; conventional, multiple, wedge, notched, and variable speed belt systems
7. Demonstrate how to select, install, align and tension bushings; sheaves; idlers; conventional, multiple, wedge, notched, and variable speed belt systems
8. Describe preventive and reactive maintenance steps and troubleshooting procedures for v-belt drive systems
9. Perform preventive and reactive maintenance steps and troubleshooting procedures for v-belt drive systems
10. Describe the construction and operation of sprockets; master links; single roller, multiple strand and silent chain drives 
11. Demonstrate how to remove, install, align, adjust sag and lubricate these chain drive systems
12. Describe maintenance and troubleshooting operations on chain drive systems
13. Perform maintenance and troubleshooting operations on chain drive systems

Notes

Textbook, notebook and safety goggles will be provided

Prerequisites

None.
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Section Title
Mechanical Systems
Type
Lecture
Days
W, Th, M, T
Time
5:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 17, 2021 to Nov 24, 2021
Type
Lecture
Days
M, T, W, Th
Time
5:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 29, 2021 to Dec 09, 2021
Type
Lecture
Days
M
Time
5:00PM to 10:00PM
Dates
Dec 13, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
57.0
Location
  • Main
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,140.00
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