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MECH 101 Co-operative Work Experience 1

Effective date: September 2009

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
35 practical work hours per week
Tuition
$552.97 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • COOP WEP
  • Complete all Year 1 courses
  • Obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0 prior to the first work term and all subsequent work terms
  • Be fully enrolled in the term preceding the work term

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-operative Education participation requirements.

MECH 102 Co-operative Work Experience 1

Effective date: September 2009

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
10
Format
35 practical work hours per week
Tuition
$688.79 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • COOP WEP
  • Complete all Year 1 courses
  • Obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0 prior to the first work term and all subsequent work terms
  • Be fully enrolled in the term preceding the work term

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-operative Education participation requirements.

MECH 153 Mechanical Components and 3D CAD

Effective date: December 2002

This course emphasizes the application and selection of mechanical components used in the design of power transmission systems. Students will be required to use 3D CAD to develop detail and assembly drawings utilizing standard mechanical components. Drawings will be plotted.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours and 1 field practice hour per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 159 Mechanical Control Programming

Effective date: December 2005

Objectives include the basics of programming languages and use of pseudo code or flow charts as they apply to the control of electro-mechanical systems. Applications may include PLCs, PCs and/or micro-controllers. High-level computer languages will be employed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

MECH 161A Manufacturing Processes 1

Effective date: January 2013

An introduction to manufacturing processes and basic measuring tools. This is complemented by students working with machine and hand tools to produce a small project as set by the instructor.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
0.5
Format
20 hours total
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Entrance requirements to Mechanical Engineering Technology, Access, or Engineering Graphics Technician program(s).

MECH 161B Manufacturing Processes 2

Effective date: October 2002

This course surveys a range of manufacturing equipment and processes. This is complimented by students working with machine and hand tools in the manufacture of a project set by the instructor.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 173 Statics and Strengths of Materials

Effective date: December 2002

Using a series of integrated case studies the student will explore rigid bodies subjected to coplanar and three dimensional force systems. Material properties of a wide variety of ferrous and nonferrous engineering materials will be reviewed along with property modification using alloying, surface treatment and heat treatment.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
6 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$434.88 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

MECH 175 Dynamics

Effective date: December 2002

Review and further study of kinematics including rectilinear and curvilinear motion, tangential and normal components, and radial and transverse components. Introduction to relative motion of rigid bodies in translation, rotation and general plane motion. Kinetics-force, mass product moments, angular momentum, energy and momentum methods. D'Alambert's principle -dynamically equivalent systems.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

MECH 183 Computer-Aided-Manufacturing/CAM

Effective date: June 2002

Introduction to the basics of CAM. Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) programming using G and M codes. Verification of part programs on Mori-Seiki Machining Centre and Lathe. Students will have the opportunity to use application software for the generation of G and M codes.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week, and 4 seminar hours on alternating weeks
Tuition
$326.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 187 Quality Assurance

Effective date: January 2010

History and development of latest quality procedures including Zero Defects, Total Quality Management (T.Q.M.) and Statistical Process Control (S.P.C.). Basic statistics including Central Limit Theorem, Poisson, Hypergeometric and Binomial distributions. Development of sampling plans. Introduction to statistical quality control using a co-ordinate measuring machine (CMM).

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

MECH 201 Co-operative Work Experience 2

Effective date: June 2007

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
10
Format
35 practical work hours per week
Tuition
$688.79 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

  • Completion of Academic Terms 3 and 4 with a minimum GPA of 3.0

MECH 202 Co-operative Work Experience 2

Effective date: August 2007

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
35 practical work hours per week
Tuition
$552.97 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

  • Completion of Academic Terms 4 and 5 with a minimum GPA of 3.0

MECH 203 Co-operative Work Experience 3

Effective date: August 2007

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
35 practical work hours per week
Tuition
$552.97 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

  • Completion of Academic Term 6 with a minimum GPA of 3.0

MECH 210 Statics and Dynamics

Effective date: September 2017

After a quick review of vector algebra, students will study topics in statics including forces, moments, distributed loads, equilibrium, statically determinate structures, dry-force problems, virtual work, and energy formulations. In dynamics, students will learn about the components of velocity and acceleration, motion analysis, force/acceleration, work/energy, and impulse/momentum principles.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

MECH 233 Co-operative Education Work Experience 3

Effective date: August 2007

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
10
Format
35 practical work hours per week
Tuition
$688.79 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • COM in MECH 202
  • Completion of Academic Term 6 with a minimum GPA of 3.0

MECH 252 Pneumatics and Hydraulics

Effective date: October 1997

Pneumatic and hydraulic circuit systems. Components and symbols. Circuit design including multi-cylinder sequencing. Course content includes introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC).

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 255 Mechanics of Machines

Effective date: December 1993

The students will study the kinematics and dynamics of mechanisms so as to determine the velocities and acceleration of the parts, and the forces acting on the parts, within the mechanism. Cams and gear trains will also be considered. Solutions are generated using computer-aided methods.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$326.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 257 Mechanics of Vibrations

Effective date: December 2002

Introduction to dynamics of linear systems; first order systems cases with step, ramp and impulse input. Linear vibration of torsional and rectilinear system; free and forced excitation covering single and multi-degree systems. Practical applications and case studies. Numerical methods will also be introduced.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$326.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 261 Thermodynamics 1

Effective date: October 2000

Through lecture and labs, this course will address the topic of energy conversion. The Thermodynamic analysis of the gasoline, diesel and jet engines and the refrigeration cycle will be examined in detail followed by an introduction to the Brayton-Rankine cycle as a means of electric power generation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours per week and 2 lab hours on alternating weeks
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 262 Thermodynamics 2

Effective date: October 2000

This course will investigate combustion analysis as applied to heat engines and the Brayton-Rankine cycles utilizing open and closed feed water heaters. The three modes of heat transfer: conduction, convection and radiation as applied to heat exchange systems will also be examined.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
5 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$380.52 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

MECH 266 Machine Design

Effective date: October 1997

The students will apply failure theories for various types of materials exposed to static and repeated loading so as to determine component lifetime. Design of machines using fasteners, shafts, bearings, belt-drives, spur gears, clutches and brakes will be considered. Solving of design problems is assisted by computer methods.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
5 lecture hours and 2 seminar hours per week
Tuition
$380.52 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 271 Strength of Materials 2

Effective date: October 2000

Stresses in thin-walled sections, deflection of beams; testing equipment: types of failure and welded connections. Composite structural elements. Eccentric loading of columns and struts. Combined axial, bending and torsion. Stress measuring techniques; strain gauges. Examination of plastics, adhesives, ceramics, glasses and corrosion protection using coatings and plating.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 273 Advanced Strength of Materials

Effective date: October 2001

Introduction to plasticity and Baushinger effect, unsymmetrical bending, deflection of thin curved bars, and also thin circular plates. Finite Element Method applied to case studies in structural problems.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

MECH 275 Environmental Engineering

Effective date: March 1998

This course introduces psychometrics and rudimentary design of HVAC systems as related to issues of health and comfort for the interior of public, commercial and industrial buildings. Applicable federal, provincial and industrial standards will be discussed including the NBC, ASHRAE and NFPA.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 277 Fluid Dynamics 2

Effective date: June 1993

Applications of the basic fluid flow principles outlined in Fluid Dynamics 1, including pressure losses in series and parallel pipe networks; fluid operated machinery such as pumps and turbines; forces on piping systems; piping system design and layout; and, lift and drag forces on bodies fully submerged in fluids.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

MECH 284 Robotics And Automation

Effective date: April 2002

Students will be introduced to the concepts of automation as it applies to production plants and assembly processes.  Sensors, controllers, actuators, materials, power-transmission systems, computer hardware and computer software will be examined.  Basic principles of robotics will be considered..

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$326.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 286 Introduction to Control Systems

Effective date: December 2001

Students will be introduced to the terminology, concepts, principles, procedures and computations used by engineers and technologists to analyze, select, specify, design and maintain all parts of a control system. Students will construct working control systems based on micro controllers and interfaced to mechanical and electromechanical systems.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

MECH 295 Project Planning and Design

Effective Date: May 2015

Working in small groups, students are required to apply concepts in design and methods of analysis. Utilizing material from prerequisite courses, plan, manage, and produce component parts to complete a small project within a specific time frame.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
9
Format
13 seminar hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$869.76 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • Completion of all Academic Term 5 (Quarter 2) courses with a grade of C or better

Corequisites

All of:

MECH 299 Engineering and Society

Effective date: October 2000

This course, through case studies and discussion, will challenge the student with various ethical dilemmas they may encounter as an engineering technologist. Emphasis will focus on such topics as: sustainable development, professional ethics, and the potential impact of technology on society, workplace safety, gender equality, professional responsibility and accountability.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
2 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$108.72 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

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