2023-2024 Course Catalog

VACT 1292 Introduction to Vacuum Technology

Vacuum-based systems are a critical enabling technology used in product development and manufacturing to produce many every-day goods such as digital electronic components, energy efficient glass, and metallised films used for food packaging. This course introduces the principal concepts associated with vacuum technology and the critical components of a vacuum system. Students work with a model vacuum system to complete activities intended to help them understand basic vacuum system functions and characteristic.


2 cr


VACT 1010 or CHEM 1061


Fall, Spring