FPTC 278 Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

Students will understand the concepts of troubleshooting and its importance in industry. Techniques for troubleshooting electrical and mechanical systems including sensors, PLCs, Robotics, HMIs, and other common automation equipment and mechanical issues will be discussed and experienced. Students will learn a systematic approach to determine faults and problems associated with systems. Students will use prior coursework and skills to solve real world problems.

Credits

4 Credits

FPTC 278Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

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I. General Information

Department

Trade & Industry

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Students will understand the concepts of troubleshooting and its importance in industry. Techniques for troubleshooting electrical and mechanical systems including sensors, PLCs, Robotics, HMIs, and other common automation equipment and mechanical issues will be discussed and experienced. Students will learn a systematic approach to determine faults and problems associated with systems. Students will use prior coursework and skills to solve real world problems.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

demonstrate proper safety procedures for troubleshooting. demonstrate successful diagnostics and troubleshooting. demonstrate solving unknown issues using skills practiced in class. demonstrate using proper tools to diagnose and troubleshoot problems.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Exams

Final Project/Exam

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Final Project/Exam