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AGC 112 Introduction to Mechanical Technology
Credit Hours:  .5
Effective Term: Fall 2008
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 0.5 lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: Develop skills with hand tools, precision measuring instruments and the application of shop math; fasteners (metric and English), mechanical terminology and interpretation of technical literature. Study of industry standards.

Prerequisites: Must be sponsored by an AGC Contractor

Corequisites:

Recommendations: The AGC Mechanic Apprentice Program was developed to provide a plan of approved training that will equip apprentices for profitable employment as skilled mechanics in the construction industry. Each apprentice is sponsored by a participating AGC member firm.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1.Explain math applications utilitzed in the equipment repair industry.

2.Explain and discuss terminology as it relates to the equipment repair trade.

3.Demonstrate an understanding of fasteners and how they are used.

4.Correctly select tools and precision measurement devices as they relate to mechanical technology.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Meet proficiencies as guided by the AED Foundation Standards for Construction Equipment Technology. (http://www.aednet.org/aed_foundation/pdf/standards-2005.pdf)
2. Use service manuals to identify manufacture’s acceptable equipment standards