Mechatronics

  • MECHATRONICS TECHNICIAN - 1050 hours
  • MECHATRONICS TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT - 525 hours

This career major will prepare students to become an Automated Systems Technician.  These technicians install and operate robotics and related automation, industrial electricity while learning the fundamentals of manufacturing.  Mechatronics is the combination of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, computer engineering, software engineering, control engineering and systems design engineering in order to manufacture useful products.

Mechatronics career major will take a student to an advanced level of understanding in the field of industrial machinery operation, use, programming and repair.  Students will receive instruction and hands-on experience in electricity, electronics, mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics and robotics.  The students will complete comprehensive studies in programming, mechanical power transmission, principles of welding and machining, troubleshooting, and critical thinking practices as they relate to the upkeep, repair, installation and startup of industrial equipment.  The curriculum includes instruction in the following:
 

  • Safety in Manufacturing
  • Electrical Safety for Electronics Technicians
  • Soldering for Electronics Technicians
  • Programmable Controller Interfacing
  • Mechanical Fasteners and Terminals for Electrical and Electronics Technicians
  • Motor Theory & Operations                                                                    
  • Electrical Distribution
  • Alternating Current Circuits (A/C)
  • Direct Current Circuits (D/C)
  • Electrical Schematic and Blueprint Reading
  • Industrial Electricity
  • Workforce Staging
  • Motor Control Wiring (2nd year)
  • Automated Industrial Systems (2nd year)
  • Programmable Controller Programming (2nd year)
  • Fluid Power Theory and Power Transmission Principles (2nd year)
  • Principles of Welding and Machining for Manufacturing Maintenance (2nd year)
  • Workforce Connection (2nd year)
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Instructor: Jonny Kirkland
Contact: (580) 224-8291 or (580) 223-2070 ext. 8291 
Email: jkirkland@sotc.edu

Additional Information

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