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IT 103 Industrial Pump Technology (1-4 credits)
A one-to-four-credit laboratory and lecture course covering various industrial pumps. Emphasis is on centrifugal pump maintenance and repair and introductory hydraulic engineering concepts that pertain to centrifugal pumps. Pump seals, packing techniques, and bearings are also discussed. Unlimited Repeatability. (Formerly IT 103B, Mill Pump Technology)

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 105 Mechanical Power Transmission (1-4 credits)
A one-to-four-credit lecture, demonstration, and laboratory course in the study and application of bearings, belt and mechanical drives, chain and chain drives, couplings, clutches, gears, and fluids in the transmission of power used in the industrial processes.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 106 Millwright and Process Terminology (1-4 credits)
A one-to-four credit lecture, discussion, and laboratory course designed to introduce students to millwright and process terminology. Students will learn basic terminology and functions of primary process equipment and their sub-components. This course will also cover parts of basic safety policies and procedures for use in the laboratory and also translate to the job or work site safety.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 201 Blueprint Reading and Measurement Fundamentals (1-4 credits)
A one-to-four credit laboratory and lecture course covering blueprint reading fundamentals for mechanical and construction drawings. Also, an introduction to different types of measuring instruments and their proper uses in industry.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 207 Boiler, Conveyor, and Pneumatic Systems (1-5.5 credits)
A one to five-point-five credit lecture, demonstration, and laboratory course in the study and application of boiler, conveyer, and pneumatic systems. The course will cover operation, maintenance, and repair of boiler, conveyer, and pneumatic systems. Safety is emphasized. Unlimited repeatability.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 208 Fluid Power (1-9 credits)
A review of fluid power mechanics with an emphasis on schematic symbols, circuit operation and design, hydraulic component theory and operation, and hydraulic terminology. Course may be taught in modules.

Prerequisite: Must have completed DT 100 or TA 100. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 209 Principles of Rigging (1-4 credits)
This is a laboratory and lecture course covering rigging practices, proper lifting techniques and safety. Hand signals based on national standards will be taught and practiced also.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 210 Failure Analysis and Predictive/Preventive Maintenance (4 credits)
A four-credit lecture, demonstration, and laboratory course in the study of predictive and preventive maintenance techniques. Emphasis will be placed on root cause analysis, vibration analysis, and the proper use of lubrication to prevent failures. Prevention of maintenance problems through predictive methods will be emphasized.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 212 Inventory and Planning (1-2 credits)
A one-to-two-credit lecture designed to acquaint the student with the principles of planned maintenance and inventory control as it relates industrial maintenance.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 214 Basic Electrical Theory for Industial Mechanics (4 credits)
A four-credit lecture, demonstration, and laboratory course in the diagnosis of common electrical problems associated with industrial equipment. The course covers basic AC/DC electrical theory, electrical motor maintenance, motor control, and uses of electrical tools for troubleshooting.

Prerequisite: Must have completed IT 216. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 216 Basic Metallurgy (4 credits)
A four-credit lecture, demonstration, and laboratory course which emphasizes the practical approach to the basic principles of metallurgy. The course explores the behavior of metals subjected to metallurgical processes and explains how desired material properties are attained.

Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 220 Alignment Principles (1-4 credits)
Study and practice and shaft and gear alignments using the four-step method to align and correct misalignments as a procedure to extend the life of bearings, couplings, and seals, and to reduce vibration in equipment and components and gears. Tools and equipment used in the course include dial indicators, and electronic and laser measuring devices. Safety is emphasized. Unlimited repeatability.

Prerequisite: Must have completed IT 103. Class Attribute: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree.

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IT 299 Special Topics in Industrial Technology (2 credits)
A special topics course in Industrial Millwright Technology to serve a variety of needs. Topics are determined by the course instructor.

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