Ken Hackler

Residential Faculty

Adjunct Faculty - Applied Sciences and Technology

Applied Sciences and Technology

Office: TC 50 - Room: TC 412B

480-461-7127

602-672-1264 (mobile)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
  By appointment  

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

AIT100 Industrial Safety 1 Credits
Introductory course in workplace safety training, including an overview of critical safety policies, procedures, and practices that help prevent injuries and keep the workplace safe and productive. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30489
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

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

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
30498
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
1:30 PM - 2:00 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.

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

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30498 must also register for one of .
30499
Dobson Campus
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.

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

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30499 must also register for .
AIT205 Power Electronics and Variable Frequency Drives 3 Credits
Introductory course in AC and DC power electronic theory. Includes power supplies, power conditioning, solid-state power devices, and power control circuits. Also includes proximity sensors, analog thermal sensors, control feedback loops, and the setup and operation of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36109
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Closed

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 36109 must also register for .
36110
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
5:25 PM - 7:55 PM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 36110 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
36113
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2022 - 10/12/2022
We
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Class Ended

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 36113 must also register for .
36114
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/24/2022 - 10/12/2022
We
5:25 PM - 8:15 PM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 36114 must also register for .

Fall Flex Start 2022

AIT100 Industrial Safety 1 Credits
Introductory course in workplace safety training, including an overview of critical safety policies, procedures, and practices that help prevent injuries and keep the workplace safe and productive. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30956
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

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

Spring 2023

AIT100 Industrial Safety 1 Credits
Introductory course in workplace safety training, including an overview of critical safety policies, procedures, and practices that help prevent injuries and keep the workplace safe and productive. Prerequisites: None.
Students who are enrolled in AIT125, 205, 210 or 215 should take AIT100 section 34706. Students enrolled in any other AIT course should take AIT100 section 37676 or section 37677.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30445
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 03/10/2023

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30445 Students may contact instructor at: kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu

AIT205 Power Electronics and Variable Frequency Drives 3 Credits
Introductory course in AC and DC power electronic theory. Includes power supplies, power conditioning, solid-state power devices, and power control circuits. Also includes proximity sensors, analog thermal sensors, control feedback loops, and the setup and operation of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30395
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
12:25 PM - 1:25 PM

Open

3 of 12
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 30395 Students may contact instructor at: kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30395 must also register for .
30396
Dobson Campus
TBA
Hybrid
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
1:35 PM - 3:55 PM

Open

3 of 12
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 30396 Students may contact instructor at: kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30396 must also register for .
AIT210 Programmable Logic Controller Programming and Troubleshooting 3 Credits
Introductory course in Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Ladder Logic programming and troubleshooting PLC connected components and systems. Also includes basic Human Machine Interface (HMI) navigation, connecting to a PLC, and program downloading.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT125, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30577
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 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 30577 If students have taken AIT125 please contact instructor at: kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu, matthew.rayman@mesacc.edu or cesar.becerra@mesacc.edu for information on obtaining permission to override AIT205 as a prerequisite.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30577 must also register for .
30578
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
Tu
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 30578 If students have taken AIT125 please contact instructor at: kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu, matthew.rayman@mesacc.edu or cesar.becerra@mesacc.edu for information on obtaining permission to override AIT205 as a prerequisite.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30578 must also register for .

Spring Flex Start 2023

AIT100 Industrial Safety 1 Credits
Introductory course in workplace safety training, including an overview of critical safety policies, procedures, and practices that help prevent injuries and keep the workplace safe and productive. Prerequisites: None.
Students who are enrolled in AIT125, 205, 210 or 215 should take AIT100 section 34706. Students enrolled in any other AIT course should take AIT100 section 37676 or section 37677.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33979
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

14 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33979 Students may contact instructor at kennith.hackler@mesacc.edu

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