Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Energy Production and Distribution Technologies

Industrial Technologies

101 Jones Hall

319-398-4983

www.kirkwood.edu/industrialtech

Entry time

Fall

Award

Associate of Applied Science degree

2 years (4 semesters, 1 summer)

Students in this program learn about complex mechanical/electrical systems, including megawatt windmills, steam driven turbines and solar fields that turn sunlight into electricity.

Graduates of this program can go on to complete a four-year degree at UNI.

Career opportunities: windmill technician, boiler operator, boiler technician.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester

ELT-146

National Electrical Code and Electrical Wiring

5

ELT-304

Introduction to Electrical Circuits

4

IND-400

IMT Health and Safety Certificate

3

MAT-109

Industrial Maintenance Math Fundamentals

3

MAT-718

Industrial Maintenance Math

3

 

 

18

Second Semester

ELT-152

Industrial Maintenance I

4

ELT-211

Motor Control Circuits

4

ELT-224

Motors and Transformers

5

ELT-277

Electronic Practices

4

PHY-180

Applied Physics I

2

 

 

19

Summer Semester

BCA-189

Microcomputer Literacy or

1

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

 

ELT-795

Fundamentals of Fluid Power

5

IND-350

Energy Health and Safety Certificate

3

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Communication electives

6

 

 

15

Third Semester

ELE-400

Photovoltaic Systems Installer

2

ELT-255

Programmable Logic Controllers

6

WTT-300

Wind Turbine Construction

1

WTT-350

Wind Turbine Commissioning

1

WTT-400

Wind Turbine Operations

2

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Social Science elective

3

 

 

15

Fourth Semester

ELT-438

Data Acquisition & Analysis

2

PWL-300

Smart Grid Design and Technology

1

PWL-325

Electrical Distribution Systems

1

PWL-330

Power Cable Materials and Installation

1

UTL-260

High Pressure Boilers

2

UTL-270

Boiler and Chiller Inspection and Maintenance

1

WTT-450

Wind Turbine Maintenance

2

WTT-500

Wind Turbine Troubleshooting

3

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Humanities elective

3

 

 

16

Total program credit hours

83

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