Industry and Technology (ITEC)

ITEC 110 Electricity and Electronics 3 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
This course is an entry-level course in the Industrial Maintenance Program. Topics will include alternating and direct currents, including circuit basics, construction, and testing of industrial electrical circuits and applications for relays, transformers, and relay ladder logic. Fundamentals of industrial electronics and solid state devices will be studied, in addition to magnetism, dc and ac motors, and their applications. Other topics will be digital electronics, standards and codes.
ITEC 111 Manufacturing Processes 3 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
This course is an entry level course in the Industrial Maintenance Program. Topics to be studied will be industrial machining to include the lathe and milling machines. Other topics will be GMAW, STAW, and GTAW welding (mig, stick, and tig). Industrial safety and preventative maintenance are studied.
ITEC 112 Welding Principles 1 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
4 Lab
Topics will be GMAW, STAW, and GTAW welding (mig, stick, and tig). Industrial safety and preventative maintenance are studied. Practical applications will be in creating projects in steel and stainless steel using all three modes of welding. Students will become competent in all three modes.
ITEC 120 Programmable Logic Controllers 3 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
This is a course in industrial computers and Programmable Logic Controllers. The student will be able to use a personal computer to identify parts of a PLC, program and troubleshoot the PLC upon completion of this course.
Prerequisites: ITEC 110 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
ITEC 174 Programmable Logic Controllers for Industrial Automation 3 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
Equivalent Course: ITEC 274
The function and application of programmable logic controllers. Topics covered include bit-level instructions, timers, counters, I/O configuration, electrical wiring of PLC hardware, memory organization, documentation, and troubleshooting. Lab exercises will provide hands-on activities with hardware and software used in the industry.
Prerequisites: ITEC 110 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
Corequisites: ITEC 182, ITEC 184, and ITEC 283 must be taken concurrently.
ITEC 176 Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers for Industrial Automation 3 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
Equivalent Course: ITEC 276
Advanced course in the function and application of programmable logic controllers. Topics covered include arrays, analog and digital I/O configuration, memory organization, data manipulation, sequencer functions, math instructions, array instructions, subroutines, programs, tasks, produce/consume tags, and networked applications.
Prerequisites: ITEC 174 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
ITEC 182 Methods of Automatic Control 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
Equivalent Course: ITEC 282
Methods of automatic measurement and control used in industrial applications. Study of open and closed loop control systems. Loop controllers and programmable logic controllers. Closed loop control block diagrams. Sensing elements, transmitters, transducers, controllers, and final control elements. PID control theory, system response curves, and basic tuning principles. Wiring, programming, operating, and troubleshooting closed loop control systems and the devices they consist of.
Prerequisites: ITEC 110 or ITEC 100 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C or faculty approval.
Corequisites: ITEC 174, ITEC 184, ITEC 283 must be taken concurrently.
ITEC 184 Instrumentation 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
Equivalent Course: ITEC 284
The theory and application of instrumentation in the manufacturing industry. Interpreting process documentation such as P&IDs and loop diagrams. Measurement and transmission of process variables such as temperature, pressure, level, and flow. Analog signal transmission, engineering units, scaling, programmable logic controllers, instrument calibration, diagnostic strategies, control valves, and process safety.
Prerequisites: ITEC 110 or ITEC 100 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C or with faculty approval.
Corequisites: ITEC 174, ITEC 182, and ITEC 283 must be taken concurrently.
ITEC 213 Industrial Mechanics 5 unit(s)
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
4 Lab
This course is designed to instruct the student in the design, repair, and specification of the industrial mechanical equipment. Topics to be studied will be mechanical power transmission equipment, gear reducers, chains and belts, pumps, compressors, and motors. The student will learn to repair equipment according to new equipment manufacturers standards.
ITEC 220 Water Treatment Fundamentals 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
The course provides an introduction to the basic methods used to treat water supplies for domestic drinking water purposes. The course introduces and works with the supporting water treatment principles, operations and maintenance considerations and water-related mathematics. The course fulfills the specialized education/training requirement that is necessary for water treatment plant or distribution system operator certification by State Water Resources Control Board. The course prepares students for the Grade T1 and T2 water treatment plant operator certification exams.
ITEC 221 Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
The course provides an introduction to the basic methods used to treat domestic and industrial wastewater prior to disposal and/or reuse. The course introduces and works with the supporting wastewater treatment principles, operations and maintenance considerations and wastewater related mathematics. The course fulfills the educational point requirement that is necessary prior to State Water Resources Control Board operator certification. The course prepares students for the Grade 1 and 2 operator certification exams.
ITEC 222 Automated Controls 5 unit(s)
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
4 Lab
This course offers theory and application of solid state devices used to control industrial machinery. The devices include power supplies, smart relays, variable frequency drive motor controllers, DC motor controllers, sensors, and discrete and analog input and output modules. Programming of the common proprietary languages will be covered as well as troubleshooting and repair of the devices.
Prerequisites: ITEC 112 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
ITEC 223 Welding Principles 2 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
4 Lab
This course offers instruction in the practice and theory of SMAW (stick) welding. This course also offers practice and theory in gas and plasma arc cutting. The student will be able to make welds in mild steel and stainless steel.
Prerequisites: ITEC 213 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
ITEC 224 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 3 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
This course offers instruction in fluid power as used in an industrial environment. The course covers theory of fluid power, system design, troubleshooting, and repair of both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. A hands-on lab provides job-ready experience and skills for students.
Prerequisites: ITEC 111 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
ITEC 270 Programmable Logic Controllers for Technicians 2 unit(s)
Hours: 1 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
This course in PLC is for technicians and will involve wiring, installation, and programming at an intermediate level.
ITEC 283 Industrial Motion Control 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
This course covers methods of industrial motion control using induction motors, variable frequency drives, stepper motor controllers and drives, servo motor controllers and drives, and other motion control devices. Lab activities will be provided with equipment and software used in the industry.
Prerequisites: ITEC 110 or ITEC 100 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
Corequisites: ITEC 174, ITEC 182, and ITEC 184 must be taken concurrently.
ITEC 285 Industrial Networks 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
The theory and implementation of industrial automation networks, including digital data, industrial control networks, instrumentation and process control bus and network standards.
Advisory on Recommended Preparation: ITEC 174 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
ITEC 286 Human-Machine Interfacing 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
Programming of operator interface touch screen displays using hardware and software used in industry. The student will program, operate, and troubleshoot a touch screen display as used in industrial applications.
Prerequisites: ITEC 174 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.
ITEC 287 Industrial Automation Capstone Project 4 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion Hours:
3 Lab
This is a capstone course which utilizes the knowledge and skills gained from all of the courses of the Industrial Automation program. The student will design and implement an automated process that incorporates the program curriculum to produce a functional industrial automation system using hardware and software used in industry.
Prerequisites: ITEC 174, ITEC 182, ITEC 283, and ITEC 184 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C.