ELM 290 Electromechanical Internship


Campus Location:
Dover
Effective Date:
2018-51
Prerequisite:
ELM 252
Co-Requisites:

none

Course Credits and Hours:
3.00 credits
0.00 lecture hours/week
9.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This course provides students an opportunity to gain experience working in an industrial or manufacturing environment. Students apply previously learned knowledge and skills to real-world technical situations while learning about professional growth, ethics, and maintenance philosophies.

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Additional Materials:

None

Schedule Type:
Classroom Course
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Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
  1. Meet or exceed specified criteria in the interview critique, the industrial supervisor’s evaluation, and the internship instructor’s evaluation. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; PGC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).
  2. Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair industrial equipment as required by the site supervisor. (CCC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; PGC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).
  3. Discuss career opportunities, professional growth requirements, certifications, and entry-level skills requirements with the supervisor. (CCC 1, 4; PGC 6, 7).
  4. Discuss maintenance philosophies with the supervisor. (CCC 1, 4; PGC 2, 3, 4, 5)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Meet or exceed specified criteria in the interview critique, the industrial supervisor’s evaluation, and the internship instructor’s evaluation.
    1. Display skills necessary to successfully complete an interview for an internship position.
    2. Write a goal statement outlining three specific objectives he/she would like to achieve during the internship.
    3. Demonstrate positive work habits in the areas of neatness, efficiency, organization, meeting deadlines, and punctuality.
    4. Demonstrate appropriate professionalism in dress and behavior, including accepting criticism, willingness to learn, and assuming responsibility.
    5. Demonstrate technical skills in the areas of professional standards, technical knowledge, use of equipment, technical language, and quality of work performed.
    6. Use effective oral and written communication skills.
    7. Demonstrate a positive work attitude.
  2. Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair industrial equipment as required by the site supervisor.
    1. Assess equipment operating conditions to determine if equipment meets normal operating parameters.
    2. Use general and special test equipment to troubleshoot faulty equipment under the supervision of qualified site personnel.
    3. Restore faulty industrial equipment to normal operating parameters.
    4. Complete all required documentation of maintenance activities per site requirements.
  3. Discuss career opportunities, professional growth requirements, certifications, and entry-level skills requirements with the supervisor.
    1. Discuss career paths in industrial engineering/manufacturing with your site supervisor.
    2. Discuss optional career paths and education requirements associated with technical careers in the field.
    3. Discuss certification (equipment and skills certifications) associated with technical careers in the field.
    4. Discuss opportunities to attend original equipment manufacturer (OEM) schools for technicians who are employed at the internship site.
    5. Discuss ethical standards associated with industrial engineering/manufacturing.
  4. Discuss maintenance philosophies with the supervisor.
    1. Determine which maintenance philosophies listed below are used within the clinical engineering department:
      1. Breakdown maintenance
      2. Preventive maintenance (periodic or predictive)
      3. Condition-based maintenance
      4. Reliability-centered maintenance
    2. Discuss the benefits and disadvantages of contracted maintenance with the site supervisor.
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:

92 100 = A
83 91 = B
75 82 = C
0 74 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

 
Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
  1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
  2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
  3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
  5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
  6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):
  1. Under engineers' direction, design basic circuitry and draft sketches to clarify details of design documentation.
  2. Build, modify, and test circuitry or electronic components according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electrical or electronic systems.
  3. Install, maintain, adjust, and calibrate electrical or electronic equipment.
  4. Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions.
  5. Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, and engineering instructions for assembling, maintaining, or repairing equipment.
  6. Employ ethical standards, sound leadership and management principles, and participate in lifelong learning.
Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.