Industrial Technology - IT
2011 Light Building Construction Technology (3) F,S,Su 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. See also INED 2011. Methods and materials applied to residential, light commercial, and farm structures; use of equipment, tools, and materials in modern construction; conventional and mass production techniques; emphasis on problem solving.
2021 Metal Manufacturing Processes (3) F Prereq.: IT 2040. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Theory and application of metal manufacturing processes, including forming, casting and molding, separating, joining, conditioning, and finishing.
2022 Energy and Power Systems (3) F,S 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. See also INED 2025. Principles of electricity, electronics, heat engines, fluid power, and mechanical power related to energy source conversion, transmission, control, and utilization.
2040 Manufacturing Materials and Processes (3) F,S 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Basic manufacturing materials: metallic, polymeric, and ceramic; application of manufacturing processes: forming, casting, molding, separating, joining, conditioning, and finishing; traditional and computer-integrated manufacturing and production procedures.
2066 Agricultural Field Machinery (3) F,S Selection of individual and combinations of field machines based on design and operating characteristics.
2094 Agricultural Chemicals Applications (2) S Selection of safe methods of chemical application; types of equipment and chemicals; cost of use; certification of applicators.
2242 Industrial Plastics: Design and Manufacturing Processes (3) F Prereq.: IT 2040. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Characteristics of major plastic resins; application of design and manufacturing processes, including design considerations, mold and diemaking, casting, molding forming, conditioning, assembling, and finishing.
3024 Welding Technology (3) F,S,Su 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Foundry, forging, heat treating, and practical metallurgy; machine practices involving manual and computer- controlled metal working equipment.
3061 Soil and Water Technology (3) F Prereq.: MATH 1022. For majors in general studies, natural sciences, and agriculture. Aspects of soil and water, including the hydrologic cycle, erosion, hydraulics, and irrigation and drainage.
3063 Industrial Maintenance Practices (3) F,S 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Functions of maintenance departments; responsibilities of maintenance supervisors related to efficient industrial production.
3083 Industrial and Agricultural Equipment Sales and Service (2) V Prereq.: EXST 2000 or equivalent. Organization and operation of industrial and agricultural equipment dealerships; management, sales, financing, service, and parts.
3802 Digital Electronics (3) S Prereq.: INED 3082. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. This course is application oriented and cannot be used to fulfill College of Engineering requirements. Operation, characteristics, and applications of discrete and integrated solid state devices in selected digital circuits.
3985 Technology Internship (1-6) F,S,Su Prereq.: consent of instructor. Pass-fail grading. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit. A minimum of six weeks of full-time employment in an industry. Selected technical problems in an industrial or agricultural environment.
4030 Processing and Handling Equipment (3) V 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Processing of agricultural products; equipment for handling, drying, and storage of biological products such as grain, forage, fruits, vegetables, hay, and fertilizer.
4082 Numerical Control in Manufacturing (3) S Prereq.: IT 2021. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Numerically controlled languages and equipment, including teach pendents, input/output programming, BASIC, APT, VAL, ROBOTS, NC mills and lathes, and machine vision systems.
4802 Microprocessor Applications (3) S Prereq.: INED 4800. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. This course is application oriented and cannot be used to fulfill College of Engineering requirements. Applications of microprocessors in the
sensing and controlling of events through use of analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters, sensors, transducers, control devices, stepper motors, and phase-locked loops.
4804 Microcomputer Diagnostics (3) S Prereq.: INED 4800. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. This course is application oriented and cannot be used to fulfill College of Engineering requirements. Diagnostic procedures for fault isolation and fundamental techniques for servicing microcomputers.
4981 Special Topics in Industrial Technology (3) F,S,Su