ARET1130 Maintenance Operations

In this course the student will learn about drills, drill sharpeners, drill presses, bandsaws, pedestal grinders, sandblasters, oxy-acetylene MIG and Arc welding, and lubrication. Students will build a project from a blueprint. This course also includes the basics of machinery maintenance, lubrication and the use of the machinist's handbook plus equipment manufacturer's catalogs to specify machine components. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

None

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Explain shop safety
Identify pedestal grinder safety procedures
Recommend pedestal grinder safety
Evaluate oxy-acetylene welding
Evaluate MIG welding
Analyze band saw blade
Identify lubrication principle
Identify greases
Utilize machinist handbook
Outline machinery installation procedure
Outline material handling equipment

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

1

lab:

1