Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Mechanic

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Quantum Physics   (PHY-472)   3.00 s.h.  
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This course will serve as an introduction to quantum mechanics. Students will learn the basic concepts of quantum mechanics and how to solve simple problems using quantum mechanics. Topics selected for study include the origins of quantum mechanics, the free particle in wave mechanics, particles in one-dimensional potentials, the axiomatic formulation of quantum physics, particles in three dimensions, spin and the Pauli exclusion principle. 
Soils and Earthwork   (CET-310)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
A study of the significant soil types & tests. Problems are investigated relating to soil mechanics, soil supported foundations for engineering structures.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain the origins of different types of soils
  • State the main types of soils
  • Describe appropriate tests applied to different types of soils
  • State the principles related to soil mechanics
  • Describe problems and solutions for types of tests related to supporting structures

 
Criminal Evidence and Procedures   (AOJ-245)   3.00 s.h.  
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This course is an introduction to the principles and mechanics of criminal procedure as applied to arrest, search and seizure. The study of legal use of force, degree of force and rights of suspects and arrested persons is emphasized. The evaluation of types of evidence, admissibility, proof, competence and weight is stressed. Criminal procedures in various courts are examined and discussed. 
Federal Aviation Regulations   (AVM-201)   3.00 s.h.  
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Selected Federal Aviation Regulations covered; controls exercised by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over production and maintenance of aircraft, mechanics of compliance with regulations. 
Airframe Systems: Advanced   (AVM-311)   4.00 s.h.  
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Theory, analysis, maintenance factors and procedures of fluid power systems, mechanics of fluids related to aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic systems, fluid lines, fittings and components of landing gear and control systems. 
Structural Steel Design   (CET-321)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The application of basic principles of mechanics and mechanics of materials to the analysis and design of structural steel members that occur most commonly in bridge and building construction. A thorough knowledge of the American Institute of Steel Construction Code and orderly computational procedures is required.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe structural steel members commonly used in construction
  • Apply analysis techniques to structural steel members
  • Apply design approaches to structural steel members
  • Describe purpose of the American Institute of Steel Construction Code
  • Use the Describe purpose of the American Institute of Steel Construction Code in design with steel

 
Applied Mechanics   (EGM-111)   3.00 s.h.  
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Introduction to the basic principles of engineering mechanics for applied technology curricula. Topics include terminology, types of force systems, determination of the resultant force of systems, analysis of coplanar force systems in equilibrium centroids, and moments of inertia and friction. 
Industrial Fluid Circuits   (EGM-431)   3.00 s.h.  
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Applied fluid mechanics, applications of hydraulic and pneumatic control amplification, and power circuits. Introduction to fluidics. Project laboratory for constructing and testing of circuits demonstrating the lecture. 
Water Pollution Analysis   (ENT-331)   3.00 s.h.  
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Types and sources of water pollutants, sampling methods and standard methods of water and waste water analysis are emphasized. An introduction to soil mechanics and ground water hydrology and hydraulics is included. In the laboratory ASTM, EPA and other standard tests for a wide variety of naturally occurring ions as well as organic and inorganic pollutants are performed using appropriate classical and instrumental methods. Sampling and testing in the field are incorporated. 
Kinesiology   (FIT-211)   3.00 s.h.  
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Areas of study include the examination of internal and external forces that act on the human body during movement, exercise and athletics; a study of the scientific principles of body mechanics including general anatomy and physiology and the interaction of the neuromuscular system with movement. 
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