ERIC Number: ED182536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Instructional Guide for Vocational Power Mechanics. V & TECC Curriculum Guide.
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
This trade and industrial curriculum guide for power mechanics is designed for vocational power mechanics programs that provide 960 hours of instruction. The introductory section provides a statement of philosophy, block time schedule, and the objectives for power mechanics. Following the introductory section, fourteen blocks of instruction are presented: (1) orientation; (2) introduction to power mechanics; (3) principles of the internal combustion engine, (4) two-cycle engine; (5) four-cycle engine; (6) introduction to rotary engines; (7) power measurement; (8) operation, routine maintenance, and storage; (9) review; (10) diagnosis and tune up; (11) power transmission; (12) fluid power; (13) pneumatic power; and (14) facility management. Each block provides a list of student objectives and a table that contains the topics of instruction, content/method suggestions, and student activities. Appended material includes a list of instructional aids and an example of a unit guide for block 4. (LRA)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Facilities Management, Fluid Mechanics, Learning Activities, Power Technology, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Teaching Guides, Trade and Industrial Education
Public Information and Publications Office, Virginia Department of Education, Box 6Q, Richmond, VA 23216 (Order No. CG-9, $3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.