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INTC 1315 Final Control Elements.
CIP 1504040011
Various designs of final control elements including disassembly, assembly, calibration troubleshooting, and required documentation. Basic techniques and calculations for proper valve sizing. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab.)
    Prerequisite: Completion of INTC 1401.
    Required skill level: College level reading and writing. Beginning algebra
level math
    (placement code 2).
 
INTC 1325 Instrument Hardware Installation I.
CIP 1504040011
Introduces the industry accepted standards for installation of instruments in plant applications. Also addressed are aspects of introducing a piece of instrumentation equipment into the process environment. Topics covered include mounting and tagging of instruments, wiring and labeling in junction boxes, bending and installing tubing and conduit for instrument installation, instrument tool usage and safety, P& ID details, one line diagrams, and schematic diagrams. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
 
INTC 1343 Application of Industrial Automatic Control.
CIP 1504040011
A study of automatic process control in industrial plants including measuring devices, analog and digital instrumentation, signal transmitters, recorders, alarms, controllers, control valves, and process and instrument drawings. Hands on hookup and troubleshooting of a single loop to multicontrol loops will be included. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
    Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in INTC 1441. Student
    must
have made a "B" or better in INTC 1401 or PTAC 1432 in order to take
    concurrently with
INTC 1441.
    Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level
   
 math (placement code 2).
 
INTC 1401 Principles of Industrial Measurements.
CIP 1504040011
Principles and devices for the measurement of process variables such as temperature, pressure, flow, level, and basic control functions. PTAC 1432 is equivalent course. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)
    Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level
    math
(placement code 2).
 
INTC 1441 Principles of Automatic Control.
CIP 1504040011
Theory of control room operations, automatic control systems and design, closed loop control systems, recorders, controllers, positioners, feedback, on/off control, proportional, reset and rate responses, ratio and cascade controllers, including both pneumatic and electronic systems. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)
    Prerequisite: INTC 1401 or approval of the division chair.
    Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level
    math
(placement code 2).

INTC 1450 Digital Measurement and Controls.
CIP 1504040011
Basic digital concepts. Includes movement of digital data through common systems employing parallel and serial transfers. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)
    Prerequisite: Completion of PTAC 1432 or INTC 1401
    Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level
    math 
(placement code 3).

INTC 2330 Troubleshooting.
CIP 1504040011
A hands-on approach to the techniques of troubleshooting in a sophisticated instrumented environment. Laboratory exercises requiring students to troubleshoot upsets in actual chemical processes. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
    Prerequisite: PTAC 2420 or INTC 1343.
    Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level
    math
(placement code 2).

INTC 2333 Instrumentation and Installation.
CIP 1504040011
A capstone course in Instrumentation Technology that integrates material from previous courses. Students will design, size, install, connect, and start up a small pilot plant. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
    Prerequisite: INTC 1325 and INTC 1343 or approval of the division chair.
    Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level
    math (placement code 2).
INTC 2339 Instrument and Control Review.
CIP 1504040011
An overview of instrument control technology in preparation for industry employment and national testing. Review and preparation for ISA Associate CST, NCCER and EPRI exams included (3 SCH, 3 lecture, 0 lab)
    Prerequisite: Completion of INTC 1343.
    Required skill level: College level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level math
    (placement code 2).

ELPT 1341 Motor Control.
CIP 4603010008
Operating principles of solid-state and conventional controls along with their practical applications. Includes braking, jogging, plugging, safety interlocks, wiring, and schematic diagram interpretations. NCCER credit available. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

ELPT 1357 Industrial Wiring.
CIP 4603010008
Wiring methods used for industrial installations. Includes motor circuits, raceway and bus way installations, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures. NCCER credit available. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

ELPT 1419 Fundamentals of Electricity I.
CIP 4603010008
An introduction to basic direct current (DC) theory including electron theory and direct current application. Compares and contrasts DC and AC theory and applications such as power generation, distribution, transformers, and motors. For students who have no employment experience in industrial and commercial electricity. NCCER credit available. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)
    (Note: Students may not receive credit for both ELPT 1319 and ELPT 1419.)

ELPT 2319 Programmable Logic Controllers I.
CIP 4603010008
Fundamental concepts of programmable logic controllers, principles of operation, and numbering systems as applied to electrical controls. NCCER credit available
(3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

PTAC 1410 Process Technology I- Equipment.
CIP 4103010003
Instruction in the use of common process equipment. Laboratory exercises include the operation and maintenance of process equipment. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)
    Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Beginning algebra level
    math
 (placement code 2).
PTAC 2420 Process Technology II - Systems.
CIP 4103010003
Study of the interrelation of process equipment and process systems including related scientific principles. Laboratory exercises include operating small plants representing the following unit operations: distillation, extraction, demineralization, reactors, and waste treatment. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 4 lab)
    Prerequisite: Completion of PTAC 1432 and PTAC 1410 and a grade of C or
    better in
either high school
chemistry or CHEM 1305.
    Required skill level: College-level reading, writing and math.

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