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MEC 101 - 102 Introduction to Engineering Technology I - II (2 credits/2 credits)
Introduces engineering technology. Provides historical background. Covers such topics as professional ethics; problem solving techniques involving forces, structures, materials, fluids, energy, and electricity and U.S. customary and S.I. units, and unit conversions. Lecture 2 hours per week.

MEC 112 Processes of Industry (3 credits)
Analyzes the processes of manufacturing products from materials for industry/engineering. Includes machining, casting, forming, molding, hot/cold working, chipless machining, and welding. Addresses quality assurance and inspection procedures. Lecture 3 hours per week.

MEC 126 Computer Programming for Technologist (2-3 credits)
Introduces computer software programming. Covers programming for the microcomputer using high level languages such as BASIC, FORTRAN, C. PASCAL. Teaches computer solutions of mathematical problems in applications such as circuit analysis and static equilibrium. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 0-2 hours, Total 2-4 hours per week.

MEC 161 Basic Fluid Mechanics-Hydraulics/Pneumatics (3-4 credits)
Introduces theory, operation and maintenance of hydraulic/pneumatics devices and systems. Emphasizes the properties of fluids, fluid flow, fluid statics, and the application of Bernouli’s equation. Lecture 2-3 hours, Laboratory 2-3 hours, Total 4-6 hours per week.

MEC 205 - Piping and Auxiliary Systems (3 credits)
Studies threaded pipe, welded pipe, isometric pipe sketching and layout, gaskets, packing, industrial hoses and tubing, basic steam system operations, automatic and manual valves, and positive displacement pumps. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
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