Engineering and Mechatronic Technology
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EGR-010: Introduction to Engineering (3.0 Units/1.0 Unit) (Min Credits: 4.0)
Advisory MAT 903 or Advisory MAT 903M Students explore the field of engineering and develop skills to succeed in engineering. Hands-on design projects introduce engineering design and evaluation as well as the problem-solving process. Tours and guest speakers are included.
EGR-010H: Introduction to Engineering - Honors (3.0 Units/1.0 Unit) (Min Credits: 4.0)
This course is the honors version of Introduction to Engineering. Students explore the field of engineering and develop skills to succeed in engineering. Hands-on design projects introduce engineering design and evaluation. Tours and guest speakers are included. Students may not receive credit for both ENGR 010 and ENGR 010H. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.
EGR-023: Mechanics - Statics (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Prerequisite MAT 003B or any higher level math, and Prerequisite PHY 004A This course applies the principles of mechanics to evaluate the static equilibrium of two- and three- dimensional engineering structures.
EGR-024: Introduction to Circuit Analysis (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Prerequisite MAT 003B , Prerequisite PHY 004B Advisory MAT 004A This is an introductory course in the analysis of DC and AC electric circuits using techniques based on Kirchoff's laws, Ohm's law, and Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems.
EGR-024L: Introduction to Circuit Analysis Lab Laboratory (1.0 Unit) (Min Credits: 1.0)
Prerequisite MAT 003B Prerequisite PHY 004B Corequisite EGR 024 This course is an introduction to the construction and measurement of electrical circuits. Students use electrical test and measurement instruments including multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, and function generators. Some labs require the use of circuit simulation software. This course is primarily for engineering transfer students.
EGR-025: Engineering Graphics and Design (3.0 Units/1.0 Unit) (Min Credits: 4.0)
Prerequisite MAT 000D ; or Prerequisite MAT 002 ; or Prerequisite MAT 003A ; or Prerequisite MAT 003AH Engineering graphics based on conceptual sketching and computer aided design (CAD) are used to develop visualization tools for design. Graphics principles are taught and integrated into the design projects.
EGR-026: Engineering Materials (3.0 Units/1.0 Unit) (Min Credits: 4.0)
Prerequisite CHM 001A Prerequisite PHY 004A This course presents the internal structures and resulting behaviors of materials used in engineering applications, including metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, and semiconductors. The emphasis is upon developing the ability both to select appropriate materials to meet engineering design criteria and to understand the effects of heat, stress, imperfections, and chemical environments upon material properties and performance. Laboratory work is included.
EGR-030: Introduction to Computing for Engineers (3.0 Units/1.0 Unit) (Min Credits: 4.0)
Advisory:Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054, CIS 002, MAT 003A. This course introduces students to engineering problem solving using computer programming. A high level language, such as C/C++, is used. Pass/No Pass Option.
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MTT-010: Introduction to Technology and Careers (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 18 hours, Total Lab: 54 hours. This course exposes students to the field of mechatronics and control system disciplines. The course presents basic skills necessary to succeed as mechatronics student. The nature of control system in different process industries and the role of mechatronics technicians are explored. Communication skills for reports are developed. Guest speakers from local process firms and tours to local companies are included. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-012: Electronic Systems Measurement and Troubleshooting (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 18 hours, Total Lab: 54 hours. Advisory: MTT 010. This course covers the measurement and characterization of electronic systems, data collection, and reporting results in industry-accepted formats. System and component performance are compared to published specifications and troubleshooting techniques are developed. Laboratory practice includes the proper use of standard test instruments. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-020: Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 18 hours, Total Lab: 54 hours. Advisory: MTT 010. This course covers Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems, function, interrelationship, and troubleshooting of systems components. PLC input/output systems and requirements are also discussed. Ladder logic programming is studied using basic I/O instructions, logic instructions, timers, counters, and comparison functions. Students will also develop an understanding of Piping/Process and Instrumentation Diagrams. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-022: Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Robotic System Components (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Advisory: MTT 020. This course explores the integration of sensors, indicators, controllers, and final control elements for Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and robotic systems. Closed loop control theory, Process/Piping and Instrumentation Diagram, loop tuning, and control loop troubleshooting are also covered. Students will also learn process control system design and Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) tuning. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-030: Electrical Motors and Control Systems (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 18 hours, Total Lab: 54 hours. Advisory: MTT 020 and MTT 022. This course covers electrical motors and controls for commercial and industrial applications. Motor types include: Direct Current (DC), stepper, single-phase and three-phase Alternating Current (AC) motors, including Variable-Frequency Drives (VFD). Students will also develop motor theory knowledge through hands-on applications. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-032: Microcontroller Systems (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 18 hours, Total Lab: 54 hours. Advisory: MTT 010. This course explores single-chip microcontroller architecture. Students will apply their skills by programming microcontrollers and hone their troubleshooting skills on single-chip microcontroller electronic systems. Digital building blocks, number systems, and programming in high-level and assembly language is also covered. Students will also learn about interfacing the microcontroller for practical applications, measurement techniques, and instrumentation. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-034: Fluid Power Systems (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 18 hours, Total Lab: 54 hours. Advisory: MTT 010. Introduces fluid power systems used in industry. The advantages and disadvantages of fluid power compared to other power transmission systems are examined. The potential dangers are explored and the safety procedures related to fluid power are reviewed and implemented. The application of principles of fluid power transmission and the formulas used in fluid power system analysis and design are experienced in the lab. The fundamental principles, components, symbols and applications of hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power applications are introduced. Basic power and control circuits are developed using computer aided design. The characteristics and dangers of using air as a fluid power force are explored. Pneumatic system components are studied including: compressors, linear actuators, rotary actuators and pneumatic tubing. The relationship between electrical signals and pneumatic controls for process industry. Hands-on activities using various pneumatic components are assembled in the lab. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-040: Analog Circuits and Semiconductor Devices (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Advisory: MTT 012. This course covers analog circuits, including: amplifiers, oscillators, and filters, using single-chip analog devices, operational amplifiers, field-effect transistors, bipolar transistors. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-042: Digital Logic Systems (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Total Lecture: 18 hours, Total Lab: 54 hours. Advisory: MTT 032. This course explores the architecture, programming, application, and troubleshooting of complex programmable logic device (CPLD) electronic systems. CPLDs will be programmed in VHDL (VHSIC-HDL, Very High Speed Integrated Circuit Hardware Description Language). Fundamentals in number systems and Boolean Algebra are studied while combinational and sequential logic are used to design digital systems. The course also covers integrated logic families, digital circuit measurement techniques and instrumentation, and allows students to develop troubleshooting techniques. Pass/No Pass Option.
MTT-050: Digital Manufacturing (2.0 Units) (Min Credits: 2.0)
Advisory: EGR 025. Introduction to manufacturing with two-dimensional and three-dimensional digital layout input. Creating designs using standard Two-Dimensional (2D) and Three-Dimensional (3D) design software, e.g. AutoCAD and SolidWorks, and 3D scanner. Optimization of project design for construction on 3D printers. Examination of materials available for 3D printing. Pass/No Pass Option.