This course is an introduction into the world of 3D printing, including the equipment and software used in this exciting technology. Students will learn about different types, uses, and materials of 3D printing, as well as some history and future outlook for this growing field. They will learn about and use various open source software to model and print objects. The class utilizes hands-on lab based instructions and activities.
This course will enable students to learn the terminology, basic electrical skills, and the use of hand tools and electrical materials. Students will cover basic electrical theory and perform basic mathematical computations, learn layout for installation, repair of electrical fixtures, installation of fixtures, basic wiring, light fixtures, safety procedures, and more. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Edgewood Hall, Rm. 144
Basic Electricity/ Electronics for Engineering Technicians
This course covers the basic concepts of electronics: Semiconductor and zener diodes, junction field-effect and metallic-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors, bipolar and unijunction transistors. An introduction to electrical systems as they relate to electronics is also covered. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course is an introduction to the basic hydraulic and pneumatic systems and devices found in advanced manufacturing facilities. Students obtain knowledge of hydraulic pumps, fluid conductors, connectors, and means of transmission. Learn to perform work safely by promoting a safe work environment.
This course provides an introduction to a variety of material-working processes that are common to the machining industry. Topics include safety, process-specific machining equipment, measurement devices, set-up and layout instruments, and common shop practices. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate basic machining operations, accurately measure components, and effectively use layout instruments. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
This course examines the basic principles of blueprint reading. Topics include line types, orthographic projections, dimensioning methods, and notes. Students learn how to interpret different types of blueprints and schematics used in various engineering, technical or industrial environments. Students interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on the drawings and schematics, such as electrical or mechanical drawings and wiring diagrams.
Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
An introduction to arc welding machines and accessories, oxyacetylene cutting equipment, and types and uses of electrodes. Learn flat welds, types of joint design (butt, lap and T-joints), basic welding symbols, and safety practices. Safety equipment and metal supplied during class time. Class size is limited to 7 students due to equipment constraints. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Harford Technical High School
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