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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

152 Southside Virginia

152 Southside Virginia Community College treatment of directly hardenable steels commonly used in machine shops. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week. 3 credits. MAC 164 Machine Shop Practices IV (3 Cr) Offers practice in the operation of the drill press, engine lathe, vertical milling machine, horizontal milling machine, and the surface grinder. Introduces practical heat treatment of directly hardenable steels commonly used in machine shops. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Labora- tory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week. 3 credits. MAC 171 Machine Tool Operations I (3 Cr) Uses basic fractional and decimal measuring tools and hand tools. Covers linear, angular, and radial layout, and precision measuring. Includes setup and operations of hand saws, drill presses, the engine lathe, and the vertical and horizontal milling machines. Requires solutions of related problems and preparation of weekly laboratory reports. Part I of II. Laboratory 6 hours per week. MAC 172 Machine Tool Operations II (3 Cr) Uses basic fractional and decimal measuring tools and hand tools. Covers linear, angular, and radial layout, and precision measuring. Includes setup and operations of hand saws, drill presses, the engine lathe, and the vertical and horizontal milling machines. Requires solutions of related problems and preparation of weekly laboratory reports. Part II of II. Laboratory 6 hours per week. MAC 181 Machine Blueprint Reading I (3 Cr) Introduces reading and interpreting blueprints and working drawings. Applies visualization of objects, sketching, and machine terminology. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY MEC 103 Electronic Circuits and Instrumentation (4 Cr) Designed for non-majors. Covers electronic circuits, devices, instrumentation and basic communications, DC and AC theory, introduction to power supplies, amplifiers, and measurement devices. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week. MEC 140 Introduction to Mechatronics (3 Cr) Presents foundational concepts in mechatronics including analog and digital electronics, sensors, actuators, microprocessors, and microprocessor interfacing to electromechanical systems. Surveys components and measurement equipment used in the design, installation, and repair of mechatronic equipment and circuits. Prerequisite: divisional approval. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week. MEC 148 Industrial Pipefitting (3 Cr) Covers the fundamentals of industrial piping installation, components, and layout. Considers the types of pipe and fabrication of piping systems, as well as the methods used to connect them. Lecture 3 hours per week. MEC 161 Basic Fluid Mechanics Hydraulics/ Pneumatics (3-4 Cr) Introduces theory, operation and maintenance of hydraulic/pneumatics devices and systems. Emphasizes the properties of fluids, fluid flow, fluid statics, and the application of Bernouli’s equation. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. MEC 162 Applied Hydraulics and Pneumatics (3 Cr) Introduces hydraulic and pneumatic systems found in construction equipment, road vehicles, and farm equipment. Includes the basic theory, construction, maintenance and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic power systems. Lecture 1-3 hours. Laboratory 1-3 hours. Total 2-5 hours per week. MEC 175 Fundamental Shop Procedures and Internal Combustion Eng (4 Cr) Introduces the practical use and care of tools, shop equipment and pullers, use of service manuals and parts catalogs, and safety. Includes introduction to the design, operation, testing, and service procedures of the internal combustion engines. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week. MEC 176 Transportation Electrical Systems (3 Cr) Introduces electrical systems found on transportation vehicles and heavy-duty equipment. Stresses function, construction, operation, troubleshooting procedures and servicing of the charging, cranking, and ignition. Provides experience in disassembly, testing, and assembly of the various units comprising the electrical system. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week. MEC 215 Advanced Jig and Fixture Design (2 Cr) Applies the principles, practices, tools, and commercial standards of jig and fixture designs. Employs lectures, visual aids, individual projects and design work, with emphasis on problem-solving and independent design. Lecture 1 hour. laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week. College reading competence required.

MARKETING MKT 100 Principles of Marketing (3 Cr) Presents principles, methods, and problems involved in marketing to consumers and organizational buyers. Discusses problems and policies connected with distribution and sale of products, pricing, promotion, and buyer motivation. Examines variations of marketing research, legal, social, ethical, e-commerce, and international considerations in marketing. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2. MKT 110 Principles of Selling (3 Cr) Presents a fundamental, skills-based approach to sell- ing and relationship building. Emphasizes learning effective interpersonal communication skills in all areas of the sales process through skill-building activities. Examines entry-level sales careers in retailing, wholesaling, services and industrial selling. Lecture 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: demonstrated proficiency on the placement examination or successful completion of ENF 1 or ENF 2. MATH ESSENTIALS MTE 1 Operations with Positive Fractions (1 Cr) Includes operations and problem solving with proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers without the use of a calculator. Emphasizes applications and includes U. S. customary units of measure. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: qualifying placement score. MTE 2 Operations with Positive Decimals and Percents (1 Cr) Includes operations and problem solving with positive decimals and percents. Emphasizes applications and includes U. S. customary and metric units of measure. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Prerequisite: Lecture 1 hour per week. MTE 1 or qualifying placement score. MTE 3 Algebra Basics (1 Cr) Includes basic operations with algebraic expressions and solving simple algebraic equations using signed numbers with emphasis on applications. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 2 or qualifying placement score. MTE 4 First Degree Equations and Inequalities in One Variable (1 Cr) Includes solving first degree equations and inequalities containing one variable, and using them to solve application problems. Emphasizes applications and problem solving. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 3 or qualifying placement score. MTE 5 Linear Equations, Inequalities and Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables (1 Cr) Includes finding the equation of a line, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables and solving systems of two linear equations. Emphasizes writing and graphing equations using the slope of the line and points on the line, and applications. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 4 or qualifying placement score. MTE 6 Exponents, Factoring and Polynomial Equations (1 Cr) The student will learn to perform operations on exponential expressions and polynomials. Students will also learn techniques to factor polynomials and use these techniques to solve polynomial equations. Emphasis should be on learning all the different factoring methods, and solving application problems using polynomial equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 5 or qualifying placement score. MTE 7 Rational Expressions and Equations (1 Cr) Includes simplifying rational algebraic expressions, solving rational algebraic equations and solving applications that use rational algebraic equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 6 or qualifying placement score. MTE 8 Rational Exponents and Radicals (1 Cr) Includes simplifying radical expressions, using rational exponents, solving radical equations and solving applications using radical equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 7 or qualifying placement score. MTE 9 Functions, Quadratic Equations and Parabolas (1 Cr) Includes an introduction to functions in ordered pair, graph, and equation form. Also introduces quadratic functions, their properties and their graphs. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 8 or qualifying placement score.