Mechatronics Mechanical Systems

Provided by: Ivy Tech

Introduces the basic principles and practices of mechanical technology used in manufacturing and mechatronic systems. This course will examine the appropriate procedures for the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of mechanical machine components. Concepts covering; blueprints, material properties, lubrication, mechanisms, mechanical drives, and preventive maintenance of mechatronic systems will be discussed.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the hazards associated with automated machines and determine appropriate safety methods for working around mechanical systems
  •   Define and discuss the principles of mechanical power transmission systems
  •   Identify various types of belts, gears, chains, coupling devices and their uses.

Recommended Background

  • None

Course ID

MPRO 112


All Campuses


Ivy Tech


Communication, Personal Effectiveness, Machine Maintenence, Safety, Power Tranmission Systems,

Method of Delivery

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