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2022-2023 Catalog 
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MTX 120 - Mechatronics Technician 3

Credits: 1-13
Advanced knowledge and skills of hydraulic and pneumatic systems through instruction and hands-on experience. Students will develop an understanding of electro-fluid power. Students acquire industry and workplace safety standards and practices, as well as essential interpersonal communication skills. Basic computer skills are highly recommended: Windows, Internet, and Email.

Enrollment Requirement: MTX 110  with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or instructor consent.

Course Fee: $50.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify advanced hydraulic components and explain their functions.
  2. Build and test advanced industry-specific hydraulic circuits.
  3. Read, write, and explain advanced hydraulic schematics.
  4. Identify advanced pneumatic components and their functions.
  5. Build and test advanced industry-specific pneumatic circuits.
  6. Read, write, and explain advanced pneumatic schematics.
  7. Build and test electro-fluid power systems.

Program Outcomes
  1. Work as a mechatronics technician.
  2. Demonstrate OSHA and WISHA standards for safety in the workplace. 
  3. Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and electronic industrial equipment.
  4. Explain the consequences of failure to comply with company and basic safety principles.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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