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2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog
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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.


I.        Maintenance Requirements

A.     Preventive

B.     Predictive

II.       Precision Measurement Instruments

A.     Calipers

B.     Micrometers

C.     Gauges

III.      Tools of the Trade

A.     Chain and strap wrench

B.     Taps and dies

C.     Hand and power threader

IV.      Fasteners and Anchors

A.     Blind rivet

B.     Concrete anchor

V.      Cutting Metal

A.     Safety

B.     Equipment

C.     Tools

VI.      Gaskets and Packing

A.     Identify types and parts

B.     Material

C.     O-rings

D.     Characteristics

E.     Making

VII.     Craft Related Mathematics

A.     Weights and measurements

B.     Formulas

C.     Calculating volume

D.     Calculating circumference 

VIII.    Construction Drawings

A.     Identify layouts

B.     Title block

C.     Lines and symbols

IX.      Pumps and Drivers

A.     Identify major components

B.     Identify and use proper hand tools

X.      Valves

A.     Identify major components

B.     Disassemble

C.     Reassemble

D.     Identify and use proper hand tools

XI.      Test Instruments

A.     Tachometer

B.     Multimeter

C.     Infrared thermometer

XII.     Lubricants

A.     Industrial applications

B.     Scheduling

C.     Tools and equipment

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2019-2020

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