This course covers the fundamentals of common building automation systems (BAS) networks. Topics include the fundamentals, standards, protocols, topologies, and benefits of various BAS networks. Upon completion, students should be able to install network hardware and software and diagnose common BAS network problems.
This course covers the concepts of logic and programming as applied to building automation system technology. Topics include logic expressions, number systems, programming basics, program constructs, data types, programming languages, and programming principles. Upon completion, students should be able to modify and debug building automation system software at the introductory level.
This course covers building automation control programming as currently used for systems monitoring and management. Topics include resource optimization, energy management, scheduling, design, installation and maintenance of automatic environmental controls. Upon completion, students should be able to write programs to monitor and manage building automation systems and select, install, and maintain controls for environmental systems.
This course introduces the issues involved with building automation systems (BAS). Topics include digital direct control (DDC), field devices, human machine interface (HMI), BAS design and specification, energy conservation control strategies, and system maintenance. Upon completion, students should identify and describe the major components in a BAS, explain the basic functions of DDC systems and […]
This course introduces design and specification of fire prevention, alarm and suppression control systems. Topics include selection, installation, commissioning of fire detection, alarm and control systems for commercial, industrial and residential campuses, integration with communication, lighting, HVAC, networking, and security systems. Upon completion, students will be able to integrate fire control systems with other electro-mechanical […]
This course covers the design, installation, testing, troubleshooting, and customer service of a fully automated home. Emphasis is placed on a structured wiring system that integrates the home phone, TV, home theater, audio, video, computer network, lighting, security systems, and automation systems into a pre-wired, remote controlled system. Upon completion, students should be able to […]
This course introduces the basic principles of automated systems and describes the tasks that technicians perform on the job. Topics include the history, development, and current applications of robots and automated systems including their configuration, operation, components, and controls. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the basic concepts of automation and robotic systems.
This course covers the fundamentals of poultry processing. Topics include principles of primary processing, fresh meat and further processing, automation, live bird handling, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), inspection, grading, and sanitization. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of the small-scale and commercial poultry processing industry.