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MENG 104 First 4-month Work Term

Effective Date: May 2017

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
4
Format
420 total work hours over 4 months
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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

MENG 131 Fluid Power

Effective Date: January 2017

Students will be introduced to hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power systems. Students will work with reservoirs, pumps, compressors, conductors, valves, linear and rotary actuators, motors and fluid conditioning components along with their symbolic representation. Circuit design, control and component selection, along with troubleshooting, maintenance and safety will be emphasized.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology Access.

MENG 132 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will explore fluid properties and fluid statics (forces on submerged planes, pressure vessels, buoyancy). Fluid dynamic theory will be examined including: laminar and turbulent flows, energy continuity and momentum equations, fluid flow measurement, friction losses, and the design of piping systems. Other topics such as forces on piping systems, aerodynamic lift and drag, and similitude will also be covered.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 141 Manufacturing Processes 1

Effective Date: January 2017

Students will be introduced to manufacturing processes and basic measuring tools. The safe and effective use of common manufacturing tools (such as manual lathes, milling machines, mill drill, saws, and hand tools) is emphasized. Students then work with machine and hand tools to manufacture a project set by the instructor.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology Access.

MENG 152 Engineering Graphics and Modelling

Effective Date: September 2015

This course introduces concepts of engineering drawing to students using 3D parametric solid modeling software to create parts, assemblies, working drawings and realistic renderings. Exercises include modeling power transmission components. An introduction to surface modeling is provided.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology Access.

MENG 162 Building Systems

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will examine the mechanical aspects of commercial and industrial building HVAC system design. Ventilation requirements, outdoor air requirements, duct sizing and layout, thermal and air-quality requirements to maintain human health and comfort, psychrometrics, building construction and heat loss/gain analysis, selection of heating and cooling equipment, and building automation and control will be emphasized. Applicable federal, provincial and industrial standards will be discussed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology Access.

MENG 171 Engineering Materials

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will examine material properties for a wide variety of ferrous and nonferrous engineering materials along with property modification using alloying, surface treatment and heat treatment. Use of phase diagrams, time-temperature transformation (TTT) diagrams, and microstructure analysis will also be covered. Various polymeric materials, adhesives, ceramics, glasses, and corrosion protection using coatings and plating will be examined. Through a series of case studies, students will learn about the selection and application of appropriate engineering materials.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

And one of:

And one of:

*These courses are part of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Access program.

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 172 Statics and Dynamics

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study topics in statics including forces, moments, distributed loads, equilibrium, statically determinate structures (including trusses, frames, machines, beams, and circular shafts), friction, 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 applied to particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 181 Mechanical Control Programming

Effective Date: September 2016

Using programming of microcontroller-based control systems, students will be introduced to the creation of automated control systems for electro-mechanical applications. Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and stand-alone microcontrollers will be programmed and used. Program design and programming language syntax will be detailed. Devices such as switches, potentiometers, lights, a variety of sensors, and RC Servo motors will be used. Flow-charts and other programming related topics will be covered.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

And one of:

*These courses are part of the Mechanical Engineering Technology Access program.

Camosun offers English and Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 204 Second 4-month Work Term

Effective Date: May 2017

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
4
Format
420 total work hours over 4 months
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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

MENG 244 Manufacturing Processes 2/CAM

Effective Date: January 2017

Students will be introduced to automated machine tools including CNC lathes and milling machines. Using software, students will specify tools, set speeds and feeds and generate toolpaths to create machined parts. Work holding methods and tool selection will be reviewed. Use of laser cutter and 3D printing will also be explored.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 245 Manufacturing Processes 3 and Quality Control

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to manufacturing processes including welding and composites. Corrosion protection methods will be discussed. Quality control methods will also be introduced.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 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:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 253 Mechanics and Vibrations of Machines

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will study the kinematics and dynamics of mechanisms to determine the velocity, acceleration, and forces acting on each component. Analyzed mechanisms include four-bar-links, piston-sliders, cams and gear trains. The course presents an introduction to the vibration analysis of linear systems, including first-order systems incorporating step and impulse inputs. Free and forced excitation of single- and two-degree-of-freedom systems will be analyzed using analytical, graphical and/or computer-aided methods, with an emphasis on practical applications and case studies.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours per week and 2 lab hours on alternating weeks
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 254 Machine Design

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will apply failure theories for various types of materials exposed to static and repeated loading to determine component lifetime. Design of machines using fasteners, shafts, bearings, belt-drives, spur gears, clutches and brakes will be considered. Solving of applied design problems is assisted by computer methods. Specification and selection of standard components from appropriate industrial manufacturers is emphasized.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Effective Date: January 2018

Students will apply failure theories for various types of materials exposed to static and repeated loading to determine component lifetime. Design of machines using fasteners, shafts, bearings, belt-drives, spur gears, clutches and brakes will be considered. Solving of applied design problems is assisted by computer methods. Specification and selection of standard components from appropriate industrial manufacturers is emphasized.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 263 Fluids and Heat Transfer

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to piping system design and layout along with pump selection and installation for a variety of series piping arrangements. Aspects of other types of turbo-machinery will be covered. Techniques of flow analysis within parallel flow networks and their applications will be highlighted. Modes of heat transfer (conduction, convection and radiation) will be explored along with applications such as finned heat transfer surfaces and heat exchangers.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 264 Thermodynamics

Effective Date: September 2016

With a focus on the first law of thermodynamics, various energy conversion technologies will be examined: Gas processes and cycles (Otto, Diesel, Brayton) and two-phase cycles (Rankine, Vapour-Compression Refrigeration). Students will explore the usefulness and implications of Entropy, Exergy, isentropic efficiency and the second law of thermodynamics. Sustainable and non-sustainable energy conversion applications will be studied in detail.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 273 Strength of Materials

Effective Date: September 2016

Using the laws of statics as a foundation, students will study topics in basic strength of materials theory including axial, direct shear, torsion, bending, and transverse shear stresses. The Bernoulli-Euler beam theory will be used to predict the deflection of beams, and shear and bending moment diagrams will be constructed. Students will learn how to combine stresses using transformation equations and Mohr's circle to determine maximum shear and principal stresses, in order to predict elastic failure. Types of failure and welded connections will also be considered. Case studies and practical design examples will be emphasized.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 274 Advanced Strength of Materials

Effective Date: January 2017

Students will receive an introduction to plasticity, beam shape factors, and residual stresses. The design of columns and struts will be discussed. The student will also determine how to analyze systems experiencing asymmetric bending, as well as the deflection of curved beams. Energy methods applied to strength of materials will be developed, including concepts of strain energy, the principle of virtual work, the principle of stationary potential energy, and Castigliano's theorems. As well, impact loading will be considered from an energy approach.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 275 Computational Methods and Finite Element Analysis

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to computational methods, including the Newton-Raphson method, and the Runge-Kutta method. Numerical integration and differentiation as applied to physical systems of interest in engineering will be investigated. The Finite Element Method (FEM) applied to case studies in structural problems will be developed and implemented using commercial software.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 283 Control Systems

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will be introduced to the terminology, concepts, principles, procedures and computations used by engineers and technologists to analyze, select, specify, design and maintain a variety of control systems. Laboratories and assignments will consider computer, electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical elements and be used to construct working microcontroller-based control systems. As well, students will gain experience using purchased industrial control modules. Computer software will be used to model and simulate the control systems. PID control modes will be detailed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 284 Robotics and Automation

Effective Date: September 2016

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

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 293 Project Management & Social Responsibility

Effective Date: September 2016

Through case studies and research assignments, this course will challenge the student with various ethical dilemmas they may encounter as an Engineering Licensee. With the aid of project management techniques and tools, students will plan a major project in preparation of their final capstone project. Emphasis will focus on such topics as: sustainable development, professional ethics, and the potential impact of technology on society, workplace safety and equality, professional responsibility and accountability.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 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:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 295 Project Planning and Design

Effective Date: September 2016

Students will work in teams to create a client-sponsored mechanical project. Students will take their projects through the phases of concept, design, prototyping, manufacturing, assembly and troubleshooting, at the end of which, teams will display their projects at a public showcase. This is a project-based course providing an opportunity to integrate knowledge and skills acquired in previous program courses. Project management methods will be used to complete the project within a specific time frame.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
2 lecture hours and 11 seminar hours per week
Tuition
$883.35 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

MENG 304 Third 4-month Work Term

Effective Date: May 2017

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
4
Format
420 total work hours over 4 months
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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

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