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Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Process Instrumentation
This program is delivered only through Kenai Peninsula College.
- Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Associate Degree Programs.
- All students are required to take CIS A105 or CIS A110 or possess equivalent knowledge prior to entering this degree program.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the General Course Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees (15 credits).
- Complete the program requirements below.
|COMM A111||Fundamentals of Oral Communication||3|
|or COMM A235||Small Group Communication|
|or COMM A241||Public Speaking|
|WRTG A111||Writing Across Contexts||3|
|WRTG A212||Writing and the Professions||3|
|MATH A105||Intermediate Algebra||3|
and Physical Science Lab
|or PHYS A123|
| College Physics I|
and College Physics I Laboratory
|Introduction to General Chemistry|
and Introduction to General Chemistry Laboratory
|or CHEM A105|
| General Chemistry I|
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
|ET A101||Basic Electronics: DC Circuits||4|
|ET A102||Basic Electronics: AC Circuits||4|
|ET A126||Digital Electronics||4|
|ET A175||Technical Introduction to Computing Systems||3|
|ET A240||Computer Systems Interfacing||3|
|ET A241||Digital Control Systems||3|
|ET A246||Electronic Industrial Instrumentation||3|
|PETR A240||Industrial Process Instrumentation III||3|
|PETR A244||Industrial Process Instrumentation IV||3|
|PRT A130||Process Technology I: Equipment||4|
|PRT A140||Industrial Process Instrumentation I||3|
|PRT A144||Industrial Process Instrumentation II||3|
|Complete 3-4 credits from the following:||3-4|
|Computer Programming (Languages Vary)|
|Programmable Logic Controllers|
|Process Technology II: Systems|
A total of 66-68 credits is required for the degree.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the UAA Industrial Process Instrumentation program will have the ability to:
- Read P & ID drawings and piping isometric drawings.
- Enter and print data in a spreadsheet program and enter and edit text using a word processor.
- Predict the output from a pneumatic or electronic transmitter for a given process input condition.
- Predict the effect of changes in gain or integral time on the dynamic behavior of closed-loop control.
- Describe the techniques for troubleshooting an orifice meter and flow control loop using either electronic or pneumatic equipment.
- Correctly interpret RTD or thermocouple output values as process temperatures.
- Correctly predict the voltage drops in a series connected current loop or a parallel connected voltage loop.
- Correctly implement a set-reset function using Boolean logic, TTL circuits or relay logic.
- Correctly distinguish between data transmitted by analog signals and data transmitted by digital signals.
- Identify typical pumps, compressors, transmitters and similar components.
- Communicate technical issues to peers both in writing and orally.
- Demonstrate punctuality and responsibility suitable to workplace employment.