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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters (MCIRCC-JATC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Machine Alignment II (M301)

Location: 

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

Length: 

40 hours (1 week).

Dates: 

October 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: use ratios to straight edge align shafts; explain rim/face dial indicating; calculate shim corrections for rim/face alignment using the rate of change to calculate skim correction; perform reverse dial indicators procedures; calculate thermal growth on rotating machinery; and properly and safely use hand and power tools.

Instruction: 

Major topics include: machine alignment, rim/face dial indicating, shim corrections, rotating machinery and thermal growth. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16).

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