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Jerry Bernardini
Chairperson
Knight Campus
Room 2216
Tel: 401-825-1189
jbernardini@ccri.edu

Paula Arruda
Administrative Asst.
Knight Campus
Room 2232
Tel: 401-825-2156
parruda1@ccri.edu

Kevin Crawford
Department Web Content Manager
Knight Campus
Room 2126
Tel: 401-825-1149
kcrawford@ccri.edu

Engineering Systems Technology
Missions and Outcomes


Engineering Systems Technology

Land Surveying

Energy Utility Technology

Introduction to CNC Manufacturing

CNC Manufacturing and 3D-Modeling

Facilities Management

 

Engineering Systems Technology

Mission

The degree gives students the opportunity to develop a core understanding of technology systems.  The program sets high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, including the lifelong learning skills necessary to stay current with emerging technology trends and techniques in the field.

Outcomes

  1. Ability to analyze technical problems, produce a solution and document with a technical report.
  2. Ability to deliver an effective oral presentation.
  3. Ability to use technology for communications, data collection, analysis, simulation and control.
  4. Ability to use computer applications for documentation, analysis, lab reports, and presentations.
  5. Complete a capstone project to demonstrate technical project development, testing, and documentation.
  6. Maintain a Program Portfolio with regular entries, demonstrating learning and accomplishments.
  7. Demonstrate the basic skills of technical project management and project team work.
  8. Demonstrate professional ethics with individual and team projects.
  9. Understand the basics of electromechanical systems.
  10. Understand the basics of manufacturing.
  11. Understand automation systems and quality.
  12. Understand various energy systems, generation, and distribution.
  13. Apply computer technology to engineering problems and system simulations.
  14. Apply the fundamentals of circuit analysis and design.
  15. Apply the fundamentals of mechanical analysis and design.
  16. Ability to program microprocessors and program logical controllers.
  17. Ability to build and troubleshoot basic electromechanical systems.

Land Surveying Technology

Mission

This degree program prepares students for positions with surveying firms, government, and engineering/construction firms as office technicians performing data reduction, basic design, and computer aided drafting. The program sets high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, including the lifelong learning skills necessary to stay current with emerging technology trends and techniques in the field.

 

Outcomes

  1. Satisfy State of Rhode Island educational requirement for licensure as Land Surveyor In Training (LSIT).
  2. Develop skills in survey interpretation and development.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in AutoCad and Computer Aided Design.
  4. Understand legal terms, concepts, and requirements associated with land surveys, real estate, and contracts.
  5. Complete basic fieldwork with optical, electronic, and mechanical survey instruments.
  6. Develop essential computer skills expected of land surveyors and professionals in survey related fields.
  7. Present and develop math and physics concepts related to land surveying.
  8. Perform the necessary measurements, data reduction and adjustment of a horizontal and vertical control network.
  9. Compute and apply the applications of various, state plane coordinate systems.
  10. Obtain skills in mapping (Cartography) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Energy Utility Technology

 Mission

The Energy Utility Technology certificate offers the opportunity for students to learn the critical thinking, problem solving, technical, and soft skills required by the energy industry. All credits will transfer into the Engineering Systems Technology Degree .

Outcomes

  1. Solve and analyze various energy industry computational problems.
  2. Demonstrate industrial safety practices, including the use of personal equipment and group safety procedures.
  3. Demonstrate overall energy industry knowledge, including regulatory and business issues, as well as energy generation, transmission, and distribution systems.
  4. Demonstrate industry skills and practices, including field power measurements, specialized equipment use and cable handling, preparation and installation.
  5. Configure, analyze and test various electrical components and electrical subsystems.
  6. Configure, analyze and test various digital components and digital subsystems.
  7. Effectively use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications for reports and presentations.
  8. Demonstrate positive workplace behaviors and ethics, including effective team work and bias-free and fact-driven decisions.
  9. Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications, reports, case study analyses, and portfolio entries.
  10. Demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving and troubleshooting skills applied to both qualitative and quantitative problems.

Introduction to CNC Manufacturing

Mission

Outcomes

  1. Ability to quantitatively analyze technical problems, and produce a solutions.
  2. Ability to visualize three dimensional objects.
  3. Ability to model three dimensional objects
  4. Ability to read blueprints and understand dimensioning
  5. Ability to interpret mechanical dimensioning and tolerances
  6. Understand the basics of manufacturing.
  7. Skill to machine basic parts from various materials
  8. Ability select proper tools, speeds and feeds for shaping materials
  9. Ability to apply "G" and "M" coding to CNC programming
  10. Ability to perform precision mechanical measurements

CNC Manufacturing and 3D-Modeling

Mission

Outcomes

  1. Ability to quantitatively analyze technical problems, and produce a solutions.
  2. Ability to program PLC devices
  3. Ability to construct a logical flow process
  4. Ability to utilize Master Cam for CNC programming
  5. Ability to plan and execute CNC projects
  6. Ability to translate Solidworks and Mastercam files to 3D printing
  7. Ability to plan and execute a rapid prototype project
  8. Ability to apply CNC skills to an internship experience
  9. Ability to troubleshoot a manufacturing process
  10. Ability to produce a complete internship report

Facilities Management

Mission

This program is to have an individual who is capable of understanding the complex operation of buildings and facilities.  This includes facilities management, facilities real estate, property development, basic writing, computer, and basic financial skills, and a thorough understanding of all state and federal regulations.

Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate clear and correct expression in both written and spoken English
  2. Have the ability to recognize, understand, and adjust to changes in life and work
  3. Demonstrate problem-solving and analytical skills
  4. Have the ability to function as a member or leader of a team in a workplace and larger community
  5. Have appropriate professional skills
  6. Understand facilities management
  7. Understand facilities real estate

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