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2022-2023 Catalog 
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MTX 150 - Mechatronics Technician 6

Credits: 1-13
Continuation of PLC programming. Students will develop PLC troubleshooting skills through instruction and hands-on experience. Students will also gain the fundamental skills and knowledge to program multiple variations of PLCs. 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 140  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. Test, troubleshoot, and modify PLC systems.
  2. Perform intermediate PLC programming.
  3. Identify and understand the use of Siemen’s PLC’s components and their functions.
  4. Perform Siemen’s PLC programming.
  5. Troubleshoot a hydraulic system. 

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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