Ken Hackler

Residential Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

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 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

Open

4 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.

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

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
37089
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/25/2022 - 12/15/2022
Th
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Open

5 of 10
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.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 37089 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
30498
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
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.

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

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30498 must also register for .
30499
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/24/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
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.

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

Open

5 of 12
Seats Available

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

Open

5 of 12
Seats Available

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

Open

4 of 12
Seats Available

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

Open

4 of 12
Seats Available

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

Open

17 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.

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

AIT275 Robotics II 3 Credits
Intermediate principles of working safely with robots; robot auxiliary, subsystems, and components. Includes robot maintenance, troubleshooting and repair. Integrates a basic robot design project.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in AIT270.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36120
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
10/19/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Open

10 of 12
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 36120 must also register for .
36126
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
10/19/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
5:25 PM - 8:15 PM

Open

10 of 12
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 36126 must also register for .

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