ERIC Number: ED374308
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Solving Problems with Charts & Tables. Pipefitter.
Greater Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce, LA.; Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA. Pelican Chapter.; East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, LA.
Developed as part of the ABCs of Construction National Workplace Literacy Project, this instructional module is designed to help individuals employed as pipefitters learn to solve problems with charts and tables. Outlined in the first section is a five-step procedure for solving problems involving tables and/or charts: identifying the question to be answered, deciding which operations to use, determining the information needed from the chart, plugging the information into the selected operations, and working the problem. The remainder of the module consists of seven sections that each begin with a table/chart and 1O problems based on the information contained in it. The problems are related to the following pipe fitting-related tasks/topics: stacking and determining pipe diameters, rated capacities for slings, pipe wall thicknesses, and required sizes of concrete pipe and ductile iron pipe. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Greater Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce, LA.; Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA. Pelican Chapter.; East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, LA.