Tech Ed

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    Manufacturing and Design Technology

     

    Alan Flota: Technology Education Divisional x5104 AlanFlota@u-46.org

    Brad Datisman: Electric Fund/Metals x8238 BradDatisman@u-46.org

    Aaron Styles: x8238 aaronstyles@u-46.org

     

    James Tiberi: Auto Service /Automotive Technology x8234 JamesTiberi@u-46.org

    Robert Wozniak: Automotive Fundamentals/PLTW IED/POE x 8231 RobertWozniak@u-46.org

     

    Welding Technology Grades 10-12

    Through hands-on integration and practice students will:

    • practice welding blocks, duct work, casting products, oxygen/acetylene cutting and metal fastening methods.
    • preview metal working processes and career opportunities in the field.
       

    Advanced Welding Technology Grades 11-12

    Prerequisite: Metals Technology

    Students will:

    • advance skills including ARC,MIG, and TIG welding.
    • acquire skills in plasma cutting and blue print reading.
    • practice out of position welding, aluminum welding, welded sculptors and nut & bolt miniatures.
    • design and fabricate a product.
       

    Electrical Fundamentals

    Students will:

    • be introduced to wiring symbols, soldering techniques, AC/DC circuit analysis of current/voltage/resistance.
    • use digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, and power supplies to analyze circuits.
    • be introduced to career opportunities.
       

    Automotive Technology

     Automotive Fundamentals Grades 9-12

    Students will:

    • learn fundamentals of engine operation, electrical functions, and vehicle maintenance and care.
    • be introduced to multiple automotive systems, their function and importance.
    • use problem/project based shop activities integrating various forms of technology.
       

    Automotive Technology Grades 10-12

    Students will:

    • combine lab work with related instruction in the four National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation areas.
    • Focus on electrical/electronics, brakes, steering and suspension, engine design, construction and performance.
    • demonstrate use of hand tools, power tools and automotive diagnostic equipment.

    Advanced Automotive Technology Grades 11-12

    Prerequisite: Automotive Technology

    Students will:

    • use a variety of testing devices, equipment and specialty tools to supplement their learning in the 4 NATEF areas of advanced systems diagnosis.
    • apply intermediate testing and diagnostic techniques on electrical systems, fuel injection, ignition, computer systems, suspension, steering and brakes.
    • prepare for ASE(Automotive Service Excellence) testing.
        

    Automotive Service Grade 12 

    Prerequisite: Advanced Automotive Technology

    Students will:

    • prepare for a career in the automotive field and ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) testing.
    • engage in diagnosis of vehicle in a repair facility atmosphere using a variety of testing instruments and specialty tools.
    • develop advanced skills in electrical, fuel injection, ignition, computer systems, emissions, steering/suspension, brakes and engine performance.
       

    Engineering and Design Technology

     

    Intro to Engineering Design (IED) Grades 9-12

     Through project, problem based activities, students will:

    • explore the design process, solid modeling, design and development and Computer Aided Drafting(CAD).
    • use team focused opportunities to develop innovative designs involving real world products.
       

    Principles of Engineering(POE) grades 10-12

    Prerequisite: Introduction to Engineering Design(IED)

    Using a combination of teamwork and problem solving skills in hands-on projects, students will:

    • apply physical principles, robotics and mechanical exploration.
    • experience major concepts in post-secondary courses of study in medicine, engineering, business, architectural, manufacturing and science.
    • Civil Engineering and Architecture(CEA) Grades 10-12

    Civil Engineering and Architecture(CEA) Grades 10-12

    Prerequisite: Introduction to Engineering Design (IED), Principles of Engineering(POE) recommended.

    Use problem solving, teamwork, and realistic applications, students will:

    • study design and construction of residential and commercial buildings including building components and systems, structural design, site and green design.
    • use Computer Aided Design Software(CAD).
    • prepare for careers or further study in architectural design, civil engineering, and the construction field.