Industrial Technology

Teacher Contact Information

Mr. Brad Reaves

School: (308) 868-2222

Fax: (308) 868-2223

Email: brad.reaves@sveagles.org

Mr. Jeff Spaulding

School: (308) 868-2222

Fax: (308) 868-2223

Email: jeff.spaulding@sveagles.org

INDUSTRIAL TECH.

Advanced Fabrication & Repair 500550 Grade Level (s): 11,12 Prerequisites: 500250, or 500500, or 500900 Terms Offered: Year Long This class would be the main class working on the Power Drive car. This class would also build and modify a car. The class would design, fabricate, weld and install custom pieces such as motor and transmission mounts, suspension parts and custom body work, as well as mechanical repairs. The 2009-2010 project will be a 1964 Rambler. The class is limited to 10 students.

Small Engines 500500

Grade Level(s) 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite

Terms Offered: Year Long

Classroom and shop experience concerned with maintaining and repairing 4 stroke cycle small engines used on portable power equipment. This course covers the basic principles on which internal combustion engines operate. This will be an opportunity for the student to explore the power mechanics area, with the possibility of discovering special interests and skills.

Welding & Metals 500900

Grade Level(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:

Terms Offered: Year long

Description: The course is designed for students interested in learning how to perform basic skills in welding. The course introduces the student to perform basic skills in welding. The course introduces the student to the basic principles of arc and oxy-acetylene welding, M.I.G. and T.I. G. welding, acetylene and plasma arc cutting, properties of metals and welding safety.

Drafting/Auto Cad 500250

Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:

Terms Offered: Year Long

Description: the students will learn the basic concepts of mechanical drawing. This will include the proper use of drafting tools and equipment. Emphasis will be placed on Geometric construction, Orthographic Projection and Isometric drawings. This course will help prepare students for other courses in the Industrial Technology Area, as well as industrial and engineering careers. During the second semester the student will use the computer, students will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of drafting, develop skill in using drafting tools, develop an appreciation of the computer as an aid as well as an appreciation for good workmanship, and become aware of the many careers offered in the area of drafting. Students will learn the terminology used in CAD systems and the general operation and maintenance of the computer.

Beg. Woods 500400

Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:

Terms Offered: Year long

Description: An introductory woodworking course covering safety, use, care, and maintenance of hand and power driven equipment. The study of woods, uses, finishing, planning, bill of materials and construction of wood projects are also a part of this class. Students will develop an appreciation for good workmanship and pride in constructing small projects.

________________________________ Woods Advanced 501000

Grade Level(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: 500400

Terms Offered: Year long

Description: This course includes classroom and shop experience in building custom made cabinets and furniture, special areas of work will be in drawer and door assembly and fitting. Students will work with machines, tools, plan layouts, blueprint reading, finishing,, and all fields concerned with construction. Students will select and design their own project with instructor’s approval.

T & I 500600

Grade Level(s): 11, 12

Prerequisites: 500400, & 501000

Terms Offered: Year long

Description: Experiences in this course will be concerned with all aspects of the building or residential buildings, with actual hands-on work involving lumber, masonry, slab concrete, rough and finish carpentry. The course is designed to place the student in position for apprentice-type work in the construction field, entry into a technical college, or background for farm or home carpentry. The class is a 2 hour block.