Mechanical Technology (MT)

MT 100 - Fabricating Composites Units: 3

This course will allow students to create and repair basic composite products.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Term Typically Offered: SUMR/FALL

MT 108 - Fluid Power (Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Instrumentation) Units: 3

This course covers the basic and intermediate principles and practices of Fluid Power for both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Students will learn and demonstrate applications of industrial use of fluid power components, theory and calculations of fluid control, measuring and calculations of fluid flow, pressure regulation, and troubleshooting, repair and maintenance techniques. The student must complete all content for the following six areas in order to meet degree or certificate requirements.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: ENRG 110 or ELM 110 or instructor approval.

MT 108M - Fluid Power (Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Instrumentation) Units: 0.5

This course covers the basic and intermediate principles and practices of Fluid Power for both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Students will learn and demonstrate applications of industrial use of fluid power components, theory and calculations of fluid control, measuring and calculations of fluid flow, pressure regulation, and troubleshooting, repair and maintenance techniques. The student must complete all content for the following six areas in order to meet degree or certificate requirements. 1. Fluid power safety and theory (.5 Credits) 2. Devices, symbols and instrumentations utilized with both hydraulic and pneumatic (.5 Credits) 3. Hydraulic system design and calculations for industry (.5 Credits) 4. Pneumatic system design and calculations for industry (.5 Credits) 5. Preventative and predictive maintenance for fluid power systems (.5 Credits) 6. Troubleshooting and repair of fluid power systems (.5 Credits)

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: ENRG 110 or ELM 110 or instructor approval.

MT 109 - Small Engine Operation and Maintenance Units: 3

This course introduces students to the operation and maintenance of small engines used in a variety of technical settings. Students will operate, maintain, and repair two-cycle and four-cycle engines.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

MT 290 - Internship in Mechanical Technology Units: 1-8

This course provides the student with the opportunity to acquire real-world experience under the supervision of qualified industry personnel. This course is an extension supplemental to classroom/lab experiences. Student grades will be assigned as a cooperative effort between faculty and job supervisor.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree