Lake-Sumter Community College


PortraitRick Palmer

Welcome to my home page!  My name is Rick Palmer and I am a faculty member at Lake-Sumter State College.  Information on the courses I teach along with my contact information and office hours are included below.


This spring (2017) I am teaching ETM 1010C CRN # 20663:

Course Information:

Course Prefix/Number: ETM 1010C
Course Title: Mechanical Measurement & Instrumentation
CRN: 20663
Credit Hours: 3.0
Semester: Spring 2017
Class Days, Location, Time: Mon, online in Blackboard 3:00 PM – 4:50 PM and Wed, face-to-face LSSC Sumter Campus Building 1 Room 1101, 3:00 PM – 4:50 PM, (Hybrid Course Format)
Course Description: This course provides the foundation for both mechanical and electronic measurement techniques encountered in the advanced manufacturing environment. The course integrates conceptual measurements with various mechanical and electronic measuring instruments and their usage

Instructor Information:

Name: Rick Palmer
Office Location: LSSC Sumter Campus, Building 1, Office 1101B
Phone: 352-365-3516 
Office Hours: Wed 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.         


Vital Communication Information:

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I am looking forward to meeting you!