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BCT 104 - Introduction to Equipment Maintenance

4 Credits, 6 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 4 lab periods

Procedures and concepts for maintaining buildings in a commercial/industrial setting. Includes preventative maintenance requirements, maintenance terminology, industrial tool use, electrical equipment maintenance, electrical feed, bearing applications, sheaves applications, flexible drives and V-belts, centrifugal pump maintenance, vacuum pump maintenance, fire suppressant system maintenance and repair, metal fabrication, steel pipe plumbing, as-built print reading, lubricants, and interior wall frame/ construction.

Prerequisite(s): BCT 132  or concurrent enrollment.
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Course Learning Outcomes

1. Discuss proper maintenance requirements.

2. Use precision measurement instruments.

3. Use industrial tools in the facility fields

4. Demonstrate how to make a gasket.

5. Use math formulas to solve basic trades problems.

6. Explain the basic layout of a construction print.

7. Discuss the maintenance of pumps and drivers.

8. Demonstrate the use of test instruments.


Outline:
  1. Maintenance Requirements
    1. Preventive
    2. Predictive
  2. Precision Measurement Instruments
    1. Calipers
    2. Micrometers
    3. Gauges
  3. Tools of the Trade
    1. Chain and strap wrench
    2. Taps and dies
    3. Hand and power threader
  4. Fasteners and Anchors
    1. Blind rivet
    2. Concrete anchor
  5. Cutting Metal
    1. Safety
    2. Equipment
    3. Tools
  6. Gaskets and Packing
    1. Identify types and parts
    2. Material
    3. O-rings
    4. Characteristics
    5. Making
  7. Craft Related Mathematics
    1. Weights and measurements
    2. Formulas
    3. Calculating volume
    4. Calculating circumference 
  8. Construction Drawings
    1. Identify layouts
    2. Title block
    3. Lines and symbols
  9. Pumps and Drivers
    1. Identify major components
    2. Identify and use proper hand tools
  10. Valves
    1. Identify major components
    2. Disassemble
    3. Reassemble
    4. Identify and use proper hand tools
  11. Test Instruments
    1. Tachometer
    2. Multimeter
    3. Infrared thermometer
  12. Lubricants
    1. Industrial applications
    2. Scheduling
    3. Tools and equipment


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2019-2020