Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

AMT 206 - Electricity & Automation

Class: 1 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
This course progresses from introduction to principles of automation, including a study of various mechanical devices used in automated manufacturing and electrical components used to control the machines. Lab projects include design, fabrication, and operation of various real and simulated processes.

Corequisite(s): Take EEM 252 .
Course Topics:
  • Introduction to industrial control systems
  • Process control methods
  • The controller operation
  • Pressure systems
  • Temperature control
  • Level control systems
  • Industrial detection sensors and interfacing

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Safety glasses are required when working in the lab environment.
    No open-toed or open-heeled shoes are to be worn in the lab.
    Students should obey all posted safety rules.
  • Course Materials as provided in the AMT Team Site under Academics\Academic Programs\AMTin the SCC Portal.

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze the components and operation of an industrial control system.
  2. Analyze the various control modes utilized in industrial control.
  3. Analyze the function and operation of sensors used to measure various parameters in industrial applications.
  4. Complete a Glossary of Terms encompassing the subject matter contained in this course.
  5. Design and construct automation applications in a lab environment.
  6. Design virtual robotics environments in the class room.
  7. Analyze and modify robotic and automation systems.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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