Ag. Electricity

AG. ELECTRIFICATION

Length:  1 Semester  M-F  44 min periods,  63 hours 48 minutes  ½ credit

Instructor:  Mr. Larson

 

            CODE:  019901  AGRICULTURE COMBINED PROGRAM

                        SUB CODE  48  AGRICULTURE ELECTRIFICATION

 

This class will focus on the application of electricity in the rural and residential setting.  The class will deal with power sources, cables, switches and resistance devices.  Time in this class will be split between the classroom and shop.  Classroom assignments will be reinforces with actual, hands on shop application.  Time will also be spent on exploration of the careers within this field.  Classroom and final shop projects will be graded on a straight percentage basis and the shop work will be graded on a finished project basis and a weekly shop work grade.

 

            Weekly shop work will be graded as follows…  (4 points per day)

 

                        2 points for daily progress (2 pts. = great,  1 point = average,  0 = poor or

                                                                        Unexcused absence)

                        1 point for shop safety (all shop safety rules apply,  safety glasses must be

                                                                        worn at all times when in the shop)

                        1 point for shop clean-up

 

All late work will be docked 10% per day up to 50% of the grade.

 

Grade cut-off

            A  90%

            B  80%

            C  70%

            D  60%

            F  Below 60%

 

This is primarily as shop class.  All school handbook rules apply. 

 

The students will be required to wear safety glasses in the shop. 

Areas of emphasis:

 

The students will be wiring everything from walls to tractors and cars following the National Electrical Codes (NEC)

 

REFERENCES:

 

BASIC ELECTRICITY AND PRACTICAL WIRING,  HOERNER,  HOBAR PUBLICATIONS

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