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MTX 130 - Mechatronics Technician 4

Credits: 1-13
Applies skills and knowledge gained in previous courses to troubleshoot hydraulic systems. Students will begin to develop an understanding of power and control electronics and electrical relay controls. 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 120  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. Perform basic troubleshooting and fault identification in hydraulic systems.
  2. Identify and use basic power and electronic measuring equipment.
  3. Identify and use relay controls for industrial purposes.
  4. Read, write, and explain advanced hydraulic schematics.
  5. Read, write, and explain intermediate electrical schematics.

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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