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					Pneumatics
(Engineering Unit)
                                                                                                Activities include:
                                                                                                 Identify safety rules when working with
                                                                                                 pneumatics.
                                                                                                 Discover the symbols used to represent
                                                                                                 pneumatic components.
                                                                                                 Demonstrate the operation of single-
                                                                                                 acting and double-acting cylinders.
                                                                                                 Construct a pneumatic circuit to use a
                                                                                                 shuttle valve.
                                                                                                 Identify the use of flow regulators in
                                                                                                 controlling cylinder speed.
                                                                                                 Construct pneumatic circuits to function
                                                                                                 as OR, AND & NOT operators.
                                                                                                 Observe how a time delay can be
                                                                                                 constructed into a pneumatic circuit.
                                                                                                 Construct electronic circuits to control a
                                                                                                 pneumatic system.

                                                                                                Performance objectives are included for
                                                                                                our ClassAct or ClassCampus
                                                                                                management systems to generate a
                                                                                                comprehensive portfolio of student
                                                                                                reports.

                                                                                                Items supplied with ST270 ETP
                                                                                                include:
This is one of a series of instructional       This instructional unit uses a unique              Pneumatics trainer
curriculum units designed specifically to      software simulation of pneumatic and               Pneumatics Accessory Kit A
operate within a lockstep environment          electro-pneumatic systems. This enables
                                                                                                  Pneumatics Accessory Kit B
where all students carry out                   a whole class to carry out activities in the
                                                                                                  Electro-Pneumatics trainer
assignments simultaneously within the          same topic areas at the same time.
same topic area. It can be run                                                                    12 x Pneumatics Accessory Kit C
independently, or as an ideal addition to      The simulator allows the student to                Hand pump air supply
our Scantek Technology Program.                construct, operate and evaluate                    On-screen student/teacher curriculum
                                               pneumatic circuits. The electro-pneumatic          CD (including Pneumatics simulator)
This unit provides all hardware required,      system allows students to construct                Instructor's Guide
together with 10 assignment of                 electronic circuits to control the operation
on-screen curriculum materials in an           of a pneumatic part sorting system.              Items supplied with ST270/LS/10
html format. These can be delivered via                                                         (Requires ST270/40 Technology
a LAN using our ClassAct classroom             A variety of pneumatic components are            Module) include:
management system or via the Internet          provided in the simulator. These                   12 x Pneumatics Accessory Kit C
using our ClassCampus management               components are:                                    On-screen student/teacher curriculum
system.                                          Single-acting Cylinders                          CD (including Pneumatics simulator)
                                                 Double-acting Cylinder                           Instructor's Guide
The curriculum includes continuous               3-port Valves
assessment, assessment tests and a
                                                 Shuttle Valve                                  Additional items required:
workbook journal to create a portfolio of
                                                 T-Piece                                           Computer per workstation
work during the lessons. Typical
activities include hands-on                      Solenoid Valves
investigations, problem-solving, and             Filter Regulator
group projects.
                                               Topic areas include:
Each assignment contains between one            Principles of Pneumatics
and two hours of study. An assignment           Components, Symbols and Circuits
typically begins with a PowerPoint              Cylinders
presentation that provides students with        Valves
background information required to
                                                Speed Control
complete the rest of the lesson. If used
with our ClassAct SRS system, questions         Pneumatic Logic Functions
integrated into the PowerPoint can be           Electro-pneumatics
tracked as each student responds on             Sequential Control & Automatic Circuits
their handheld keypad.                          Time Delays
                                                Problem Solving
Demonstration activities are carried out                                                      Order as:
by the instructor using purpose built                                                         ST270 ETP or ST270/LS/10
hardware. Students carry out hands-on
activities using a software simulation of                                                     Also order ST270/LS/AL for on-line
the hardware. The students also have                                                          annual site licence (requires CCOLL/AL and
an opportunity to verify their solutions                                                      ST270 ETP).
using the hardware.
                                                                                                                  No.         Average time
Where appropriate, research activities
                                                                                               Assignments        10            75 mins
that include the use of multimedia
                                                                                                                 Total         12.5 hours
explorers are also incorporated.


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