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Blinn College • Brenham • Agricultural Sciences • Agriculture - AGRI


Agriculture Construction I AGRI-2303

  • Fall 2018
  • Section 001 CRN-10984
  • 3 Credits
  • 08/27/2018 to 12/13/2018
  • Modified 08/08/2018

Meeting Times


Lecture/Lab

  • Tuesday, Thursday, 8:00 AM to 9:50 AM, Rankin Ag Shop Classroom 130

Contact Information


Instructor: Ben Burroughs

Office Hours

  • Monday, Friday, 10:00 PM to 2:00 PM, RACS

Description


Safety procedures, selection, use, and maintenance of hand and power tools; metal cutting and welding; and construction materials and principles.

 

Requisites

Prerequisites:

Corequisites:

Core Curriculum Statement


This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes


 

1. Demonstrate proper safety procedures in an agricultural construction laboratory.

2. Determine the proper usage of common hand and power tools.

3. Demonstrate principles of project layout (e.g. measurements, squaring, leveling).

4. Demonstrate proper use of metal cutting and welding equipment.

5. Apply basic wiring and plumbing techniques.

6. Illustrate the principles of surveying and concrete layout.

Materials


Online: ICEV-online

Course Requirements


  1. The student  will prepare a bill of materials for a selected woodworking project. The bill of materials will be  90%  accurate and will be completed  before construction is begun on the semester project. 
  2. The student will demonstrate power tool safety and correctly pass a tool safety test with 90% accuracy.
  3. The student will construct a power tool test project (the thing) to 1/16” accuracy
  4. The student will demonstrate electrical wiring circuits on the electrical test panel to 1/16” accuracy.
  5. The student will draw a complete set of  plans for the semester wood construction project and the plans must march the constructed project to 1/16”  per foot.

Evaluation


Breakdown

Classroom tests/quizzes                             1000 points of Grade

Semester project/ Lab Exercises                1000 points of Grade

Class Participation                                        500 points of Grade

Blinn College Policies


All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Course Policies


Schedule


Course calendar and related activities
When Topic Notes
 

Personal Project                               

Week One Meeting Details Lec Weekly
28 Aug Lecture-Welding Lab Class Orientation & safety 2 4
Video-
Lab-
30 Aug Lecture- Oxy Fuel 2
Video- Oxy Fuel
Lab-Demo Oxy Fuel
Week Two   Lec Weekly
4 Sept Lecture- Oxy Fuel & Test 1 2 4
Video- Oxy Fuel
Lab-Demo Oxy Fuel
6 Sept Lecture- Stick Welding 2
Video- Arc Welding
Lab- Demo Stick Welding
Week Three   Lec Weekly
11 Sept Lecture- Stick Welding 2 4
Video- Arc Welding
Lab- Demo Stick Welding
13 Sept Lecture- Stick Welding & Test 2 2
Video- Arc Welding
Lab- Demo Stick Welding
Week Four   Lec Weekly
18 Sept Lecture- Mig Welding 2 4
Video- Gas Arc Mig
Lab- Demo Mig Welding
20 Sept Lecture- Mig Welding 2
Video- Gas Arc Mig
Lab- Demo Mig Welding
Week Five   Lec Weekly
25 Sept Lecture- Mig & Test 3 2 4
Video- Gas Arc Mig
Lab- Demo Mig Welding
27 Sept Lecture- Tig Welding 2
Video- Gas Arc Tig
Lab- Demo Tig Steel
Week Six   Lec Weekly
2 Oct Lecture- Tig Welding 2 4
Video- Gas Arc Tig
Lab- Demo Tig Al
4 Oct Lecture- Tig & Test 4 2
Video- Gas Arc Tig
Lab- Lab
Week Seven   Lec Weekly
9 Oct Lecture- Plasma Arc & Test 5 2 4
Video- Plasma Torch
Lab- Demo Plasma Cutting
11 Oct Lecture- Tap and Die Threads 2
Video- Tap and Die
Lab- Demo Drilling and Threading
Week Eight   Lec Weekly
16 Oct Lecture- Tap and Die Threads 2 4
Video- Tap and Die
Lab- Lab
18 Oct Lecture- Tap and Die Threads & Test 6 2
Video- Tap and Die
Lab- Lab
Week Nine   Lec Weekly
23 Oct   2 4
Woods Lab Class Orientation & Safety
Wood and Trees

25 Oct

 

Lumber Sizes Grading 2

Week Ten

 

  Lec Weekly

30 Oct

 

Building Materials 2 4

1 Nov

 

Lumber Terms/Defects 2

Week Eleven

  Lec Weekly

6 Nov

Wood Species/Board Foot 2 4

8 Nov

Major test  2

Week Twelve

  Lec Weekly
 

13 Nov

Personal Project  2 4
   

15 Nov

Personal Project  2
Week Thirteen   Lec Weekly

20 Nov

Personal Project  2 4

Thanksgiving Break 22 Nov

 Personal Project  2
Week Fourteen   Lec Weekly

27 Nov

Personal Project  2 4

29 Nov

Personal Project  2
Week Fifteen   Lec Weekly

4 Dec

Personal Project  2 4
 
 
 
   
 

6 Dec

Review / Personal Project  2
Week Sixteen  - Finals Week   Lec Weekly
  Tuesday Dec 11 7:45-10:00 am 2.7  
       
       
   Final Counts as Three hours.  

2.7

 2.7
       
   Total Contact Hours  

62.7