Clackamas Community College

Industrial Maintenance Technology (IMT)

For additional information, contact the Industrial Technology Department at 503-594-3318.

IMT-104  Reading Schematics and Symbols  
2 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

A basic course of study that will develop the student's understanding of reading schematics and symbols through lectures and hands-on examples.

IMT-108  Rigging and Lifting  
2 credits, Fall  

This course provides instruction in rigging and lifting techniques including usage and inspection of rigging equipment, developing lift plans, anchoring to concrete, and heavy machinery installation. Students will be expected to perform lifts independently and in groups.

Prerequisites: MTH-050  
IMT-110  Preventative Maintenance  
2 credits, Spring  

This Course will introduce students to the basics of preventative maintenance programs in an industrial environment. Students will learn about how maintenance departments are organized, how projects and tasks are defined and delegated. Topics will include Maintenance organization, work order systems, maintenance planning, Scheduling, Quality control, Controlling parts and materials costs.

Prerequisites: MTH-050  
IMT-120  Industrial Machinery I  
3 credits, Winter  

This course will introduce students to industrial machinery and power equipment with respect to industrial maintenance. Students will learn the fundamentals of electro-mechanical machinery repair, assembly and disassembly and how to work safely around mechanical equipment and power tools. Topics discussed will include hand and power tools, preventative maintenance, power transmission systems, fasteners and torque.

Recommended Prerequisites: MTH-050 or higher  
IMT-139  Principles of Troubleshooting I  
2 credits, Winter  

Emphasizes theories and practices useful in troubleshooting failures in electrical applications. Focuses on the overall philosophy and strategy of troubleshooting, drawing applications from residential and varied industrial situations. Includes laboratory projects.

Recommended Prerequisites: EET-112 or EET-137 or MFG-130  
IMT-215  Electromechanical Systems I  
2 credits, Fall  

This course emphasizes applied electromechanical principles. The theory and application of force, work, torque, energy power and force transformers are explored. Covers motion control systems, basic relay circuits and sensors, stepper and servo motors and power transmission systems. Introductory mechanics areas also covered, including simple machines and an introduction to static and dynamic forces.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: EET-137 or MFG-130  
IMT-220  Industrial Machinery II  
3 credits, Spring  

This second course in industrial machinery will focus on advanced concepts in machinery trouble shooting, repair and maintenance. Students will learn about the integration of mechanical, fluid power and electrical systems, their characteristics and repair. Additionally, mechanical concepts of laser shaft alignment, vibration analysis and thermal diagnosis will be covered. Other topics will include electromechanical systems, lock-out tag-out, advanced mechanical diagnosis, motors and motor controls.

Prerequisites: IMT-120  
IMT-223  Instrumentation & Controls  
3 credits, Spring  

Introduction to control systems and instrumentation. Includes open and closed loop systems. Focuses on the use of switches, sensors, and relays to control processes.

Prerequisites: EET-137 or MFG-130
Recommended Prerequisites: EET-141 or MFG-131
IMT-225  Electromechanical Systems II  
2 credits, Spring  

This course in renewable systems will provide in-depth understanding of the technology, economics and policies relevant to each type of energy source. Analysis techniques to evaluate renewable energy applications from a systems design and selection perspective will be presented. Topics include physical operating principles, theoretical vs. actual system output, energy storage, efficiency and cost analysis. Includes hands-on lab exercises.

Prerequisites: IMT-215  
IMT-230  Introduction to Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning  
3 credits, Not Offered Every Term  

This course will introduce students to commercial and residential Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems. Students will study HVAC terminology, heating systems, the refrigeration cycle, low voltage controls, basics of air flow and ventilation as well as safety practices while working on these systems. There will be many opportunities for hands-on experience using trainer devices in a lab setting that will include exercises for troubleshooting, understanding controls, and basic system performance and function.

IMT-239  Principles of Troubleshooting II  
2 credits, Fall  

Covers advanced applications of diagnosis, maintenance and repair of systems. Also includes preventative maintenance, applied statistical process control and RF power generation.

Recommended Prerequisites: EET-139