Basic Mechanics

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Basic Mechanics

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Course Description

This course covers force and motion, work and energy, and fluid mechanics as applied in industrial maintenance. It explains principles of operation for simple machines, the basic elements of industrial machines, and common measurement tools used to monitor and adjust equipment. It also covers hand tools, power tools and fasteners and ways to reduce friction and wear.

Independent study course lessons and exercises are contained in the “Basic Mechanics Workbook” which is mailed to students upon registration for the course. Course lessons and exercises are completed in preparation for the final exam. Students completing all course requirements and earning a minimum final exam score of 70% are awarded an official Certificate of Completion.

Exam Format Options

After completing all assignments, exercises and quizzes from the course workbook there are two options for taking the Final Exam at the conclusion of this course:

Format: Paper Workbook – Online Exam

Online final exams are graded instantly. After passing the online final exam you can download and print your Certificate of Completion and you’re done. There’s nothing to return by mail and no waiting for your grading results or Certificate of Completion. The online final exam is accessed through your SkillWorks.com account dashboard.

Format: Paper Workbook – Paper Exam

A traditional written final exam is shipped with your course workbook when you register. Complete all of the workbook assignments before completing the written final exam then mail the exam and other required materials back to SkillWorks for grading. Returned course materials are promptly graded within one business day of arrival. Your exam results and Certificate of Completion are promptly shipped back after grading.

  • Course Registration

State:
Massachusetts
License:
Drinking Water Operator, Wastewater Operator
Credit Hours:
10
Course ID:
BC-2003-1400, DWT-2012-105
Format:
Paper Workbook - Online Exam, Paper Workbook - Paper Exam

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SKU: MA-301 Category:

Description

This course covers force and motion, work and energy, and fluid mechanics as applied in industrial maintenance. Explains principles of operation for simple machines, the basic elements of industrial machines, and common measurement tools used to monitor and adjust equipment. Covers hand tools, power tools and fasteners and ways to reduce friction and wear.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe force and motion, work and energy, and fluid mechanics as applied in industrial maintenance.
  • Explain principles of operation for simple machines, such as the lever, inclined plane, wheel, axle, pulley, screw
  • Explain the basic elements of industrial machines and measurement tools to monitor and adjust equipment
  • Choose hand tools, power tools and fasteners
  • Describe ways to reduce friction and wear.
  • Demonstrate this knowledge on a multiple choice final exam

Registration for this course entitles the student to course support from SkillWorks. After passing the final exam the registered student will also receive an official Continuing Education Course Certificate of Completion that will be accepted by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and Board of Registration of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities for operator certification renewal for the licenses listed in the table of course details above.

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