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IND 147 - Mechanical Power Trans II

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
A fundamental course in the principles of mechanical power transmission. Topics include the use of gears to effect speed changes, the identification and use of bearings, clutches, couplings and brakes.
Competencies
  1. Identify Mechanical Power Transmission terms
    1. Define the following terms: Pitch Diameter, pitch circle, Outside Diameter, Diameter Pitch, Addendum, Dedendum, Clearance, Whole Depth, Working Depth, Pitch, Circular Pitch, Face of the tooth, Flank of the tooth, Face of the gear, Fillet, Pressure angle,
    2. Identify and label the different types of gears provided for the assigned exercise
  2. Configure a gear box arrangement to provide the proper speed ratio for an assigned exercise
    1. Determine the gear ratio for assigned exercise
    2. Demonstrate the ability to fit gears together and measure backlash
  3. Describe the applications of rolling element bearings in industry
    1. Identify the types of bearings used in industry
    2. Determine bearing size and fit from reference charts
    3. Demonstrate the ability to identify bearing failure and determine cause
  4. Demonstrate the ability to properly install and remove bearings
    1. Select the proper bearing to be installed.
    2. Inspect and measure bearings
  5. Discuss the purpose for clutch/brake assemblies in industrial equipment
    1. Identify the parts of an electric brake/clutch assembly
    2. Explain the operation of an electric brake/clutch assembly
  6. Demonstrate the ability to incorporate an electric clutch/brake assembly into assigned exercise
    1. Assemble a drive assembly using an electric brake/clutch
    2. Determine the point of clutch engagement/disengagement
  7. Discuss of couplings in power transmission systems
    1. Identify the different types of couplings
    2. Assemble the different coupling types
  8. Explain the importance of proper equipment alignment
    1. Define the following terms: Angular misalignment, Parallel misalignment, Soft-foot
    2. Discuss the effects of improper alignment
  9. Perform a minimum of a three-point equipment shaft alignment
  10. Demonstrate the ability to complete the four-step alignment procedure



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