ERIC Number: ED231427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Solar Energy: Materials, Materials Handling, and Fabrication Processes: Student Material. First Edition.
Bolin, William Everet; Orsak, Charles G., Jr.
Designed for student use in "Materials, Materials Handling, and Fabrication Processes," one of 11 courses in a 2-year associate degree program in solar technology, this manual provides readings, exercises, worksheets, bibliographies, and illustrations for 13 course modules. The manual, which corresponds to an instructor guide for the same course, covers the following topics: (1) general shop safety; (2) units of measuring and measuring devices; (3) hand tools/power tools and fasteners; (4) welding; (5) carpentry; (6) sheet metal; (7) roofing, flashing, and pitch pans; (8) soldering; (9) piping practices; (10) glazing materials; (11) material coatings and materials compatability; (12) insulation; and (13) electrical practices. (AYC)
Descriptors: Carpentry, Class Activities, Community Colleges, Construction (Process), Electrical Systems, Energy Occupations, Equipment, Glass, Measurement, Measurement Equipment, Plumbing, Power Technology, Safety, Safety Education, Sheet Metal Work, Solar Energy, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges, Welding
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Navarro Coll., Corsicana, TX.