ERIC Number: ED210501
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Chemistry for Energy Technology I. Energy Technology Series.
Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.; Technical Education Research Centre-Southwest, Waco, TX.
This course in chemistry for energy technology is one of 16 courses in the Energy Technology Series developed for an Energy Conservation-and-Use Technology curriculum. Intended for use in two-year postsecondary technical institutions to prepare technicians for employment, the courses are also useful in industry for updating employees in company-sponsored training programs. Comprised of five modules, the course is designed with a special emphasis on all aspects of chemistry as it relates to the work of an energy technician. Basic chemical information and techniques are presented. (Chemistry for Energy Technology II is available separately as CE 030 777.) Written by a technical expert and approved by industry representatives, each module contains the following elements: introduction, prerequisites, objectives, subject matter, exercises, laboratory materials, laboratory procedures (experiment section for hands-on portion), data tables (included in most basic courses to help students learn to collect or organize data), references, and glossary. Module titles are Safety in Chemical Operations; Structure of Matter; Chemical Equations and Calculations; Refrigeration, Gases, and Air Pollution; and Solutions. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Air Conditioning, Air Pollution, Behavioral Objectives, Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, Climate Control, Course Descriptions, Courses, Energy, Energy Conservation, Glossaries, Heating, Laboratory Experiments, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Refrigeration, Safety, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges
Center for Occupational Research and Development, 601 Lake Air Dr., Waco, TX 76710 ($2.50 per module; $12.50 for entire course).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.; Technical Education Research Centre-Southwest, Waco, TX.