Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

AIT 110 - Mechanical Power Transmission Systems

Description: Preventative maintenance, calibration, alignment, and troubleshooting of machinery components and mechanical power transmission systems.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Equipment documentation
  2. Preventative maintenance
  3. Bearings, seals and lubricant
  4. Shafts and couplings
  5. Belts and pulleys
  6. Gears and gearboxes
  7. Piping connections, fittings and tools
  8. Root cause analysis and troubleshooting techniques

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Interpret blueprints and drawings. (1)
  2. Utilize manufacturer's guides and maintenance history logs to determine appropriate maintenance tasks to prevent failure and maximize equipment life. (1, 2)
  3. Inspect and install bearings, seals and lubricant. (3)
  4. Inspect, install and align shafts and couplings. (4)
  5. Inspect, install and align belts and pulleys. (5)
  6. Inspect, install and align gears and gearboxes. (6)
  7. Install and repair piping. (7)
  8. Identify and correct common faults in power transmission systems including bearing and seal failures, excessive vibration, and overheating. (3-6)
  9. Eliminate non-mechanical device failures while troubleshooting power transmission systems. (8)
  10. Perform root cause analysis on power transmission system failures. (8)