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IND 146 - Mech Power Transmission I

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
A course in fundamental mechanical power transmission used in manufacturing. Topics covered include the inspection, maintenance and repair of chain- and belt-driven equipment. This will include the sizing of belts and pulleys, determining speed ratios and the importance of proper sizing for process control.
Competencies
  1. Describe the components of a chain drive system
    1. Identify the different parts of a chain drive system
    2. Differentiate between the different types of chains
  2. Determine the type and size of chain drives to use for different applications
    1. Explain the use of the different types of hubs for sprockets
    2. Demonstrate the ability to match chain to application
    3. Identify the different types of keys and keyseats used to retain sprockets on the shaft of chain driven systems
  3. Discuss the component parts of a v-belt drive system
    1. Identify the different types of belts used
    2. Explain the construction of the typical v-belt
    3. Identify and explain the types of sheaves used in belt drive systems
  4. Determine the proper type and size of v-belt drive to be used for different applications
    1. Show the proper assembly of a belt drive system
    2. Demonstrate the proper belt tension measurement process
    3. Identify the inspection and replacement criteria for belt drives
  5. Explain the component parts of a flat belt conveyor system
    1. Discuss the construction and joining methods for flat belts
    2. Identify the components used to adjust flat belts
  6. Determine the proper type and size of flat belt drive
    1. Demonstrate the proper assembly of a flat belt system
    2. Practice the adjustment of a flat belt conveyor system
  7. Determine speed ratios for chain and belt drive systems
    1. Define the components of the ration
    2. Demonstrate the ability to determine ratio required for different applications



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