2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Mechatronics Engineering Technology, AAS
Science and Mathematics Division
The Mechatronics Engineering Technology Program prepares students for careers as engineering technicians in diversified manufacturing. Students gain knowledge and skills in blueprint reading, CAD drawing, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electricity, motors, motor control, programmable logic controls, robotics and motion control, process control, instrumentation and computer integrated manufacturing. Emphasis is placed on predictive maintenance, troubleshooting and quality assurance. College credit may be granted through Dual Enrollment or Tech Prep articulation agreements between RACC and approved secondary schools.
Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:
- Demonstrate effective technical writing skills.
- Analyze and interpret electric schematic, architectural and industrial prints.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of various hand and power tools used in equipment maintenance and repair.
- Operate, troubleshoot and repair commercial mechanical, electrical, fluid power, electronic, robotic and integrated manufacturing systems.
- Interface and integrate manufacturing components and unit operations into useful systems.
- Develop and implement project plans that integrate electrical systems, mechanical systems, control systems and computer systems.