2004-2005 UAF Catalog  

Degrees and Program Index


Trades and Technology

TTCH 101 2 Credits
Machine Woodworking I
Introduction to woodworking power machines (circular saw, jointer, radial arm saw), joints, fasteners, and different stains and finishes used on wood. (2 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


TTCH 105 1 Credit
Basic Electrical Wiring
Familiarizes the student with fundamental skills and career opportunities in electrical wiring. (1 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


TTCH 106 3 Credits
Residential Electrical Systems
Provides basic electrical theory and technical skills for installation and service of electrical equipment commonly found in the home. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


TTCH 113 3 Credits
Basic Plumbing
Introduction to methods and materials used in household plumbing. Topics includes pipe fittings and valves, pipe hangers and brackets, copper and plastic pipe fitting and plumbing fixtures. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


TTCH 117A 1 Credit
Four-Cycle Engine Repair
Covers four-cycle engine theory and principles of operation. Classroom activities include step-by-step disassembly, inspection and assembly of a four-cycle engine. (1 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


TTCH 117B 1 Credit
Two-Cycle Engine Repair
Covers two-cycle engine theory and principles of operation. Classroom activities include step-by-step disassembly, inspection and assembly as well as familiarization with tools used in small engine repair. (1 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants


TTCH 120 4 Credits
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Introduces fundamentals of refrigeration and air conditioning theory for preparation of further study. Topics include compressors, condensers, evaporators, metering devices and related components. Assumes no previous knowledge on part of student. (4 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 130 3 Credits
Blueprint and Schematic Reading
Basic blueprint and schematic reading skills used by building maintenance personnel. Introduction to machine drawings, building drawings, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings, electrical schematics and symbols, air conditioning and refrigeration drawings, welding and joining symbols. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 131 3 Credits
Maintenance Mathematics
Practical application of mathematics for industry, including arithmetic review, ratios and proportion, powers and roots, algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Mathematical applications of basic physics with reference to units of measurement, use of precision measuring tools, measurement of forces, temperature, fluids and electricity. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 132 3 Credits
Building Maintenance Materials
Basic properties, processes and uses of metals and non-metals in tools, machines and building materials. Practical application to building maintenance situations will be emphasized. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 133 3 Credits
Basic Hand and Power Tools
Uses, care and maintenance of hand and power tools. Familiarity and skill development with these tools through construction of shop projects. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 134 1 Credit
Maintenance Safety
Industrial safety including recognizing safety hazards, working safely, handling materials safely, using machinery safely, personal protective equipment, electrical safety, fire protection and government safety regulations. (1 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 135 1 Credit
Basic Maintenance Troubleshooting
Systematic approaches to troubleshooting, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of plant equipment and systems. (1 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 146 2 Credits
Furnace Repair
Theory of operation, maintenance and repair of oil burning furnaces, both forced air and radiant. Routine maintenance and upkeep of a furnace and troubleshooting procedures for emergency servicing for the homeowner. (2 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 147 1 Credit
Burner Maintenance and Repair
Instruction in troubleshooting 10 common problems, reading manuals, changing parts, setting electrodes, changing nozzles, understanding controls and ordering replacement parts. (1 + 2) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 214 3 Credits
Heating Systems Design
Comprehensive instruction in installation and systems approach to design of heating systems including installation procedures of current systems, heat loss calculation, heat distribution through hydronic and air systems, and boiler and furnace sizing. (3 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

TTCH 300 1–3 Credits
Internship in Technology
Supervised practical experience working with private industry, government units or agencies in technologies. Opportunities to apply theories and practical application and to observe procedures and operations of the businesses or agencies. (Prerequisites: Upper division standing and permission of instructor.) (0 + 12) Offered Fall, Spring

TTCH 301 3 Credits
Technology and Society
Concepts of social change related to the effects of technology on society and application of the concepts and processes of technology as they evolve from ideas to implementation. Emphasis on the expanded study of the creation, utilization, adaptation of tools, machines, materials and systems to the solutions of problems and the extension of the human potential. Also available via Independent Learning. (Prerequisites: Upper division standing and permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall

TTCH 485 1–6 Credits
Advanced Technical Experiences: Discipline Area
Formal technical upgrade training provided by various agencies, manufacturers, businesses, or industries which are evaluated on an individual basis and must support the student’s professional objectives. For bachelor of technology students only. The National Guide to Educational Credit for Training Programs used. (Prerequisites: Upper division standing and permission of instructor.) (variable) Offered Fall, Spring

TTCH 099, 199, 299 1–3 Credits
Practicum
Individual work and development of skills learned in prior courses. Offered As Demand Warrants

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