Microelectronics/Industrial Course Descriptions

MT101 Introduction to Process Contrl
Provides an overview of industrial process control and measurement systems. Presents a foundation for technicians, engineers, and managers to communicate with other control system professionals. Reviews the roles and responsibilities of process technicians, engineers, and managers. Serves as a solid fundamental course for introduction to other process control courses. Information provided promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Offered as needed
2 Credits

MT110 Microelectronic/Solar Cell Mfg
Surveys the field of microelectronics. Covers an overview of the technology and manufacturing processes used and the economic and social impacts. Applies to students considering a career in Oregon's high growth semiconductor and solar cell manufacturing industries. Information provided promotes and supports sustainable and green technologies. Prerequisite: MTH070 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

MT199A Careers in Nanotechnology
Covers significance of nanotechnology and its impact on careers in engineering, science, and technology. Identifies skills, programs of study, and employment opportunities in related areas.
1 Credits

MT211 Sensors & Control Elements 1
Examines the types and uses of industrial sensors and actuators. Includes temperature, pressure, optical, position and flow sensors. Covers operation of AC, DC, and three phase motor drives. Focuses on wiring and troubleshooting of sensors and actuators. Prerequisite: ELT100 or ELT133; and MT101; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
2 Credits

MT212 Sensors & Control Elements 2
Offers a working understanding of smart field devices with an emphasis on more reliable information gathering, decreased maintenance time, ease-of-use, and multi-tasking capabilities. Discusses conventional systems and enhancements when combined with digital control networks, including basic and multivariable smart transmitters and smart valve-positioners. Provides an understanding of electrical grounding from electrical and instrumentation loop relationships. Covers grounding for personnel/equipment protection as well as for electrical noise. Presents signal wiring and noise reduction methods. Prerequisite: ELT100 or ELT133; and MT101; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed.
3 Credits

MT215 Instrumentation
Presents a systematic approach to troubleshooting and start-up of single- and multi-loop control loops. Focuses on how pressure, level, flow, and temperature loops operate to maintain good process control systems. Prerequisite: ELT100 or ELT131; MT101 and MT211; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
3 Credits

MT221 Fluid and Vacuum Systems
Covers theory, operation and application of hydraulic, pneumatic and vacuum systems. Includes operation, diagnosis, service, maintenance and repair of components and systems. Offered as needed.
4 Credits

MT223 High Vacuum Technology
Explains high vacuum concepts, theory, and the various types of vacuum systems. Subjects include vacuum pumps, seals, gauges, valves, power supplies, leak detecting equipment, and related hardware. Covers the set up, operation, troubleshooting and monitoring of vacuum systems. Prerequisite: MTH070 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

MT227A Pneumatic/Hydraulic Fundaments
Covers theory, operation and application of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Includes diagnosis, service, maintenance repair of pneumatic components and systems. Prerequisite: MTH070 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
3 Credits

MT231 Programmable Logic Cont. 1
Covers the operation, maintenance, or purchase of automated equipment. Introduces the theory of operation of Programmable Logic Controllers and how they are integrated and function in an automated system. Focuses on configuration, programming, and installation of Programmable Logic Controllers within a factory setting. Prerequisite: ELT100 or ELT131; and MT212; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
3 Credits

MT232 Programmable Logic Cont. 2
Offers advanced PLC configuration, including networking, analog systems, advanced instruction set features, PLC to PLC communications, diagnostics, modem and internet connections. Also covers remote I/O, Ethernet, motion control and practical tips on designing, implementing and testing industrial based networks and how to apply them securely and reliably in an industrial environment. Includes the functions and purposes of the elements used to create and protect an industrial network including switches, routers, firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems. Prerequisite: ELT100 or ELT131; and MT231; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
2 Credits

MT235 Human Machine Interfaces
Examines the human-machine interface (HMI), the software application that permits operators to visualize the process. Provides an introduction to the primary aspects of HMI configuration, including best practices in information presentation for process equipment, text, numbers, historical trends, and alarm information. Presents related on-demand information, including reports and links out to other documents. Prerequisite: MT211 and MT231, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
2 Credits

MT241 System Calibration & Standards
Presents the why's and how's for organizing, modifying, and improving the operation of industrial calibration and repair. Covers examination of the standards and criteria for evaluating a process control system or proposed laboratory. Offers a combination of practical information and hands-on experience, covering proper installation, calibration, and maintenance of electronic instruments. Builds on the characteristics of electronic control systems, including techniques for installing electronic instruments; and procedures for configuring and calibrating transmitters, transducers, and controllers in process control systems. Prerequisite: ELT100 or ELT131; and MT215; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered when needed
2 Credits

MT281 Process Control Practicum 1
Provides related on-the-job experience with area employers, under instructional oversight. Utilizes supervised industrial experience to develop basic process control procedures, including equipment scheduling, documentation, and process management at local industry partners. Successful completion of the first year of the Process Control program or proof of technical proficiency. Prerequisite: MT101 (or concurrent enrollment); second-year standing in the Process Control Technology program; or proof of technical proficiency as determined by instructor; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
2 Credits

MT282 Process Control Practicum 2
Provides related on-the job experience with area employers, under instructional oversight. Utilizes supervised industrial experience to develop intermediate process control procedures, including equipment maintenance, standardization, limited calibration, and process management at local industry partners. Prerequisite: MT281 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
2 Credits

MT283 Process Control Practicum 3
Provides on-the-job experience with area employers, under instructional oversight. Utilizes limited supervised industrial experience to develop advanced process control procedures, including equipment scheduling, equipment calibrations, process charting, and factory management with local industry partners. Prerequisite: MT282 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
4 Credits

XMT9050A Intro to Microelectronics
Covers how semiconductor devices (microprocessors, memory, sensors, etc.) are manufactured and designed. Explains the types of careers in this industry.
.4 CEU

XMT9050B Intro to Nanotechnology
Defines and surveys the state of nanotechnology and looks at its future impact and possible career paths.
.4 CEU