ERIC Number: ED210507
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Electromechanical Devices. Energy Technology Series.
Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.; Technical Education Research Centre-Southwest, Waco, TX.
This course in electromechanical devices 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 institutions to prepare technicians for employment, the courses are also useful in industry for updating employees in company-sponsored training programs. Comprised of seven modules, the course is designed to provide a working knowledge of control elements in electrical circuits, transformers, motors, and generators. Topics presented include switches, circuit breakers, relays, fuses, transformers, d.c. and a.c. motors, and generators. 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 Electromechanical Devices--An Introduction, Control Elements in Electrical Circuits, Transformers, Generators and Alternators, D.C. Motors and Controls, A.C. Motors and Controls, and Synchromechanisms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Courses, Electric Circuits, Electric Motors, Electromechanical Aids, Energy, Energy Conservation, Glossaries, Laboratory Experiments, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges
Center for Occupational Research and Development, 601 Lake Air Dr., Waco, TX 76710 ($2.50 per module; $17.50 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.