Brian Kohlenberg

Automated Industrial Technology Instructor

Adjunct Faculty

Applied Sciences and Technology

Office: TC 50 - Room: 412A

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM1:00 PM - 2:00 PM4:00 PM - 6:00 PM 
By appointment   By appointment

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

AIT105 Modern Maintenance Operations 3 Credits
Introductory course into the practice of modern maintenance operations. Includes: safely and correctly using maintenance tools (e.g., hand tools, power tools), measuring instrumentations (e.g., tape, caliper, micrometer) and reading various engineering documents (e.g., blueprints, flowcharts, parts diagrams). Use and convert units in System International (SI) and imperial. Basic discussion of industrial safety procedures, machine operations, troubleshooting, failure analysis, modern maintenance principles, rigging, workplace organization, and records keeping. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30490
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
Mo
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30490 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30490 must also register for .
37089
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/25/2022 - 12/15/2022
Th
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 37089 must also register for .
30491
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
Mo
5:25 PM - 7:55 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30491 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30491 must also register for .
37090
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/25/2022 - 12/15/2022
Th
2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 37090 must also register for .
AIT110 Mechanical Power Transmission Systems 3 Credits
Introductory course in how to transmit, measure, calculate, and work safely with rotational mechanical equipment. Hands-on assembly, alignment, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical power transmission systems and components e.g., belts, bearings, chains, dynamometers, gears, pulleys, couplings, bushings, and sprockets. Introduction to lubricant and grease types, their standards, safety, and application. Prerequisite: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30492
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30492 must also register for .
30493
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
5:25 PM - 7:55 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30493 must also register for .
AIT115 Hydraulic Systems 3 Credits
Introductory course in the principles of hydraulic system operation, components construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation, as well as the role of the individual components in an operating hydraulic system. Includes hydraulic fitting and seals, accumulators, cylinders, directional control valves (DVC), relief valves, check valves, pumps, filters, hoses, and a variety of hydraulic control circuits. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30494
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30494 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30494 must also register for .
30495
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
5:25 PM - 7:55 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30495 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30495 must also register for .
AIT125 DC and AC Components and Circuits 3 Credits
An introductory course in Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) electric theory. Includes electric circuits using resistors, capacitors and inductors. Also includes solenoids, relays, transformers, basic DC and AC motors, circuit protection devices and a variety of switches. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38264
Dobson Campus
TBA
Hybrid
Lab
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 38264 must also register for .

Spring 2023

AIT110 Mechanical Power Transmission Systems 3 Credits
Introductory course in how to transmit, measure, calculate, and work safely with rotational mechanical equipment. Hands-on assembly, alignment, maintenance, and troubleshooting of mechanical power transmission systems and components e.g., belts, bearings, chains, dynamometers, gears, pulleys, couplings, bushings, and sprockets. Introduction to lubricant and grease types, their standards, safety, and application. Prerequisite: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30743
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30743 Students may contact instructor at: kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30743 must also register for .
30744
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30744 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30744 must also register for .
AIT115 Hydraulic Systems 3 Credits
Introductory course in the principles of hydraulic system operation, components construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation, as well as the role of the individual components in an operating hydraulic system. Includes hydraulic fitting and seals, accumulators, cylinders, directional control valves (DVC), relief valves, check valves, pumps, filters, hoses, and a variety of hydraulic control circuits. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33980
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33980 Students may contact instructor at brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 33980 must also register for .
33981
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
5:25 PM - 8:15 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 33981 must also register for .
AIT125 DC and AC Components and Circuits 3 Credits
An introductory course in Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) electric theory. Includes electric circuits using resistors, capacitors and inductors. Also includes solenoids, relays, transformers, basic DC and AC motors, circuit protection devices and a variety of switches. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30579
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30579 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30579 must also register for .
30580
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
5:25 PM - 7:55 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30580 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30580 must also register for .
AIT270 Robotics I 3 Credits
Fundamental principles of working safely with robots, and applications and trends in industrial robotics. Includes types of robots, axes and coordinate systems, programming and operating robots. Incorporates end effectors and collaborative robots.
A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: AIT100 or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30575
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/19/2023 - 03/09/2023
Th
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30575 Students may contact instructor at: kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu, matthew.rayman, or cesar.becerra for information on obtaining permission to take AIT100 as a corequisite with AIT270.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30575 must also register for .
30576
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
01/19/2023 - 03/09/2023
Th
5:25 PM - 8:15 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30576 Students may contact instructor at: kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30576 must also register for .

Spring Flex Start 2023

AIT215 Process Control Systems 4 Credits
Introductory course in Process Control Systems design, operation, and tuning of Proportional, Integral, Derivative (PID) controllers for regulating flow, temperature, pressure, and level of industrial process variables. Includes manual control, feedback control, automated controls, analysis process setup, operate, and troubleshooting processes of control systems. Also includes typical Pipe and Instrument Diagram (P&IDs) symbols and tags along with the development of a basic P&ID drawing.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30397
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/23/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30397 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30397 must also register for .
30398
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
01/23/2023 - 05/12/2023
Mo
5:25 PM - 7:55 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30398 Students may contact instructor at: brian.kohlenberg@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30398 must also register for .

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