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Sheet Metal 4 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 3rd edition


Published by Pearson (November 4th 2009) - Copyright © 2009

3rd edition

Sheet Metal 4 Trainee Guide, Paperback

ISBN-13: 9780136099642

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Shop Production and Organization, Air Testing and Balancing, Introduction to Welding, Brazing and Cutting, Fume and Exhaust System Design, Fabrication Review, and Introductory Supervisory Skills.

Table of contents

(Total Level Hours: 150)


04401-09 Shop Production and Organization (15 Hours)

Introduces trainees to the important production, organization, planning, and control functions that occur in a sheet metal shop.  Emphasizes optimization of processes and accurate estimating for competitive bidding. Discusses project planning techniques, principles of efficient shop layout and materials flow, the critical path method, and the roles and relationships of shop personnel. 


04402-09 Air Testing and Balancing (25 Hours)

Trainees learn how to balance an air distribution system so that the right amount of air is correctly distributed at the proper velocities and returned to the heating and cooling units. Reviews the tools and techniques used for adjusting fans, volume dampers, registers, and grilles.  Provides proper techniques for duct leakage testing.


04403-09 Introduction to Welding, Brazing and Cutting (25 Hours)

Introduces trainees to the important techniques and proper operation of equipment used for welding, brazing, and cutting. Emphasizes safety and awareness of hazards involved. Students practice welds in a variety of positions and perform a basic braze.


04404-09 Fume and Exhaust System Design (25 Hours)

Reviews the codes and specifications pertaining to fume and exhaust system design for safe workspaces. Instructs trainees in selecting the appropriate materials for fume or exhaust system components and to identify the different types of hoods and applications for each.


04405-09 Fabrication Four — Comprehensive Review (40 Hours)

Provides a comprehensive review of parallel line, radial line, and triangulation development methods for laying out sheet metal patterns. Trainees practice laying out and fabricating selected sheet metal fittings using these methods.


04406-09 Introductory Supervisory Skills (20 Hours)

Teaches the basic skills required to supervise personnel, including leadership, team building, communication and motivation. Discusses gender and cultural issues. Emphasizes principles of project planning and management, including problem solving and decision making. Presents case studies for student participation.

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