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Facilities Mgt & Engineering

FME101 - Introduction to Facilities Management & Engineering
Course presents overview of practice and skills needed for facilities management and facilities engineering. Content includes general discussion general of areas in which a facilities manager or facilities engineer will need to develop competency.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

FME105 - Blueprint Reading
Course presents multiview projections; isometrics; scales; standards; free-hand and mechanical drawings; electrical, piping and sheet metal drawings; and reading of schematic symbols.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

FME107 - Blueprint Reading for Bldg Trades
Course concentrates on language of architectural construction documents. Content includes visualization; sections, details and schedules; structural drawings; specifications and building codes; heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems; plumbing systems; electrical systems; free-hand mechanical sketchings (board and on-site) and verbal and written communication.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 2)
Fee: $25

FME201 - Mechanical, Electrical and Security Systems in Buildings
Course presents overview of the electrical and mechanical systems of buildings. Content includes systems, and energy management; review of mechanical systems, such as HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, and fire protection; electrical and mechanical building codes; indoor air quality, communications, life safety and security systems. Prerequisite: FME 101.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 0)
Fee: $30

FME240 - Energy Management and DDC Controls
Course provides detailed examination of energy management. Content includes specific focus on building automation systems for energy management using DDC controls for HVAC, fire and security systems; and control of various equipment remotely from a control computerized system and DDC controls. Prerequisite: AHR 101 or FME 101 or consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 1)
Fee: $35

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