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1.) Describe applications for fluid systems and their components.
Examples: valves, cylinders, pressure regulators, orifices, pipes and tubing, filters

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2.) Demonstrate basic scientific principles and laws of fluid systems including Bernoulli's principle, Pascal's law, and Boyle's law.
Examples: Bernoulli's principle—practical applications of airfoil design
 Pascal's law—sources of resistance and change of velocity for changing pipe types and diameters
 Boyle's law—reasons for popoff valves in pneumatic systems

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3.) Categorize thermal transfer in terms of conduction, convection, and radiation.
Examples: heating and cooling a house, cooking, interrupting of current by a circuit breaker

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4.) Explain control components and properties of materials used in thermal systems.
Examples: control components—thermostats, sensors, valves
 properties of materials—resistance value (Rvalue) of attic insulation

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5.) Explain electrical theory at the atomic level, including sources of electromotive force.

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6.) Compare relationships between alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) systems.
• Demonstrating the use of instruments to measure resistance, voltage, and current in AC and DC circuits
• Describing the operation of typical AC and DC system components
• Calculating voltage, current, resistance, and power in AC and DC circuits

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7.) Propose solutions to given electrical systems problem statements utilizing fundamental digital electronics, including logic gates, Boolean logic, flipflops, and other digital components.

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8.) Select electrical components for a given application including, but not limited to, temperature control, identification of presence and position of objects, motor control, and speed control.

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9.) Describe devices used to transfer, convert, change direction, transmit mechanical energy, and overcome friction.

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10.) Describe primary characteristics associated with mechanical systems, including physical quantities, motion, and energy.
Examples: physical quantities—gravity, inertia, friction
 motion—linear, rotary, oscillating
 energy—work, power, efficiency, mechanical advantage


