Sheetmetal Layout & Fabrication
I. Course Prefix/Number: AHR 103
Course Name: Sheetmetal Layout & Fabrication
Credits: 4 (3 lecture; 3 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
1. Acquiring knowledge and use of various tools and equipment.
2. Learning field measuring techniques.
3. Developing skills in layout and fabrication of sheet metal ducts and fittings. (List Fittings) Stu-dents will work in teams to construct following fittings:
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
1 Entry Test-Seam allowances, notching techniques, equipment orientation and Square Duct layout and connecting methods.
2 90 degree radius throat, radius heel elbow
3 90 degree radius throat, radius heel change elbow
4 2 piece transition with one sloped side
5 QUIZ. 90 degree square throat, square heel elbow
6 4 piece transition with two sloped side heel elbow
7 90 degree square throat, square heel change elbow
8 4-Piece transition with three sloped sides
9 MIDTERM: y-branch
10 4-Piece transition with four sloped sides
11 Radius offset
12 Radius change offset
13 QUIZ: Furnace plenum cap and Chinamen's
14 Radius double offset
15 Goldberg fitting
16 FINAL EXAM
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
B. All quizzes and exams must be completed.
C. Each student must participate in shop practices.
D. Notify the instructor when leaving the class for the evening.
IX. Instructional Materials
A. Actual examples of fitting to be fabricated
B. Detailed handouts of class topics
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
C. Mid-Term & Final Exams
D. Class Participation
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.