Alamance Community College
2023 Calendar Year

Industrial Systems Technology Basic Certificate

Course
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Course
TITLE
contact
hours
Credit
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ELC-112 DC/AC Electricity 9 5
ELC-112   DC/AC Electricity PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of and computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits, components, operation of test equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, verify, and analyze simple DC/AC circuits.

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ELC-120 Introduction to Wiring 4 3
ELC-120   Introduction to Wiring PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is an introduction to wiring concepts for non-electricians. Topics include safety, tools, materials, techniques and terminology associated with electrical wiring. Upon completion, students should be able to use and/or identify wiring tools, materials and procedures at an introductory level.

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ELC-128 Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller 5 3
ELC-128   Introduction to Programmable Logic Controller PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the programmable logic controller (PLC) and its associated applications. Topics include ladder logic diagrams, input/output modules, power supplies, surge protection, selection/installation of controllers, and interfacing of controllers with equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to understand basic PLC systems and create simple programs.

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MEC-130 Mechanisms 4 3
MEC-130   Mechanisms PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the purpose and action of various mechanical devices. Topics include cams, cables, gear trains, differentials, screws, belts, pulleys, shafts, levers, lubricants, and other devices. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, maintain, and troubleshoot the components of mechanical systems.

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Semester Total 22 14