Fall 2018 Course Syllabus
Course: PTAC-1410- Section: 01
Process Technology I - Equipment
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Instructor Information
Instructor Michael Sparrow
E-mailsparrowma@lamarpa.edu
Phone(409) 984-6333
Office
Location:UITC - Room: 201 E
Hours:MW 10:00am-10:30am : TR 5.00pm-6:00pm : F 11:00am-1:00pm
Department
Business and Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
E-mail:guillsr@lamarpa.edu
Phone:(409) 984-6381
Course Information
Description Introduction to the use of common processing equipment.
Prerequisites PTAC-1302 or Concurrent
Learning Outcomes CSLOs:
1. Describe the basic functions of process equipment. (PSLO 1); measured by embedded test questions, class discussion, and demonstration on actual process equipment

2. Describe related scientific principles associated with process equipment. (PSLO 1); measured by embedded test questions, class discussion, and demonstration on actual process equipment

3. Identify process equipment components. (PSLO 2); measured by embedded test questions, class discussion, and demonstration on actual process equipment.

4. Demonstrate ability to use terminology to describe components of process equipment. (PSLO 2); measured by embedded test questions, class discussion, and demonstration on actual process equipment.

5. Demonstrate operation of basic equipment components used in the process industries. (PSLO 3); measured by embedded test questions, demonstration on actual process equipment

6. Demonstrate safety procedures used during cleaning out, isolation, and repair of process equipment. (PSLO 4); measured by embedded test questions, demonstration on actual process equipment.

7. Demonstrate ability to identify all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material, Demonstrates a full understanding of the reading. (PSLO 5); measured by embedded test questions, pre- and post-test
Core Objectives Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication

Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
Program Student Learning Outcomes     PSLOs:
1. Use technology to access operator specific documentation and training.

2. Identify specific equipment and operating parameters to meet industry standards.

3. Identify and adjust controls to meet requirements for safe and effective operation.

4. Implement standard safety procedures as required in industry.

5. Demonstrate comprehension of content-area reading material.



Textbooks Process TechnologyI-Equipment by Pearson - ISBN-13: 978-0-13-700412-6
ISBN-10: 0-13-700412-5
Lecture Topics
Outline
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
FALL 2018
PTAC    1410 Process Technology I Equipment
Week of:
August    27    Introduction to class.
        29    Chapter 1-Introduction to Process Equipment
        
         3    Holiday Monday, Sept.3    
September     5    Chapter 2-Process Drawings and Equipment Standards

        10    Chapter 3-Piping, Tubing, Hoses and Fittings            
12    Chapter 4-Valves    
        
17    Complete Chapter 4 / Review for Exam 1
19    Exam 1 (Chapters 1,2,3 & 4)    
        
    Sept. 30 Last Day to drop or withdraw without academic penalty

24    Chapter 5-Tanks and Vessels
        26    Chapter 6-Pumps
        
1    Chapter 7-Compressors
October     3    Chapter 8-Turbines / Review for Exam 2    
        
8    Exam 2-(Chapters 5, 6, 7 & 8)        
        10    Chapter 9-Electrical Distribution and Motors

        15    Chapter 11-Heat Exchangers (Key Terms)
        17    Complete Chapter 11-Heat Exchangers (Questions)

        22    Chapter 12-Cooling Towers
        24    Chapter 13-Furnaces

        29    Chapter 14-Boilers/Review for Exam 3
        31    Exam 3-(Chapters 9, 11,12,13 & 14)

November    5    Chapter 15-Auxiliary Equipment
        7    Chapter 16-Tools
            November 18th Last Day to Drop or Withdraw with academic penalty

12    Chapter 17-Separation Equipment
        14    Chapter 18-Reactors (Key Terms)    

        19    Chapter 18-Reactors (Questions
November    21    Chapter 21-Environmental Control Equipment (Key Terms)

        23    Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday, Nov. 23
        24     Thanksgiving Holiday Friday, Nov. 24
        26    Complete Ch. 21(Questions)/ Review for Exam 4.
        28    Exam 4-(Chapters 15,16,17,18 & 21)/Review for Final Exam

        3     Review for Final Exam
December    5     Review for Final Exam
            
10    Final Exam Monday Dec. 10, 2018 (10:00 am 12:30 pm)
        
Major Assignments
Schedule
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
FALL 2018
PTAC    1410 Process Technology I Equipment
Week of:
August    27    Introduction to class.
        29    Chapter 1-Introduction to Process Equipment
        
         3    Holiday Monday, Sept.3    
September     5    Chapter 2-Process Drawings and Equipment Standards

        10    Chapter 3-Piping, Tubing, Hoses and Fittings            
12    Chapter 4-Valves    
        
17    Complete Chapter 4 / Review for Exam 1
19    Exam 1 (Chapters 1,2,3 & 4)    
        
    Sept. 30 Last Day to drop or withdraw without academic penalty

24    Chapter 5-Tanks and Vessels
        26    Chapter 6-Pumps
        
1    Chapter 7-Compressors
October     3    Chapter 8-Turbines / Review for Exam 2    
        
8    Exam 2-(Chapters 5, 6, 7 & 8)        
        10    Chapter 9-Electrical Distribution and Motors

        15    Chapter 11-Heat Exchangers (Key Terms)
        17    Complete Chapter 11-Heat Exchangers (Questions)

        22    Chapter 12-Cooling Towers
        24    Chapter 13-Furnaces

        29    Chapter 14-Boilers/Review for Exam 3
        31    Exam 3-(Chapters 9, 11,12,13 & 14)

November    5    Chapter 15-Auxiliary Equipment
        7    Chapter 16-Tools
            November 18th Last Day to Drop or Withdraw with academic penalty

12    Chapter 17-Separation Equipment
        14    Chapter 18-Reactors (Key Terms)    

        19    Chapter 18-Reactors (Questions
November    21    Chapter 21-Environmental Control Equipment (Key Terms)

        23    Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday, Nov. 23
        24     Thanksgiving Holiday Friday, Nov. 24
        26    Complete Ch. 21(Questions)/ Review for Exam 4.
        28    Exam 4-(Chapters 15,16,17,18 & 21)/Review for Final Exam

        3     Review for Final Exam
December    5     Review for Final Exam
            
10    Final Exam Monday Dec. 10, 2018 (10:00 am 12:30 pm)
        
Final Exam Date December 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM   Through  December 10, 2018 - 12:30 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
DETERMINATION OF FINAL GRADE: Chapter Tests-50%, Quizzes/homework/labs-25% Final Exam-25%
1. You will have 4 Major Tests and a Final Exam in this class. All tests and the exam are taken in class on a specified day. There are "NO RETAKES". Makeup test will be allowed if absence is excused per the absence policy. If you miss "ONE" Test, your lowest current test score will be given for that test, ONLY if you missed the test due to an EXCUSED absence. If you miss more than one test, you will receive a zero for each additional test you miss. If you are involved in Academic Dishonesty, you will NOT be allowed to replace the zero with your current test average. Taking the Final Exam is required to complete the course. When a test is handed out students are not allowed to leave the class until test is completed and turned in.
2. Homework must be completed on time, 15 PTS will be deducted each class day late, for two class days. Homework more than 2 class days late will not receive a grade higher than 50. Homework should be hand written.
3. Each time you are caught on your Cell Phone in the classroom or lab, will result in the student having 4 points deducted from their major test points total at the end of the semester.
4. Students that are disruptive in class will be asked to leave and counted absent for the day.
Course Policies
Instructor Policies
Attendance Policy Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Missing a day of lecture can possible cause you to drop a letter grade on tests.
1. Tardiness: Tardiness, for lectures or labs, will result in 2 point per tardy being deducted from your test points total at the end of the semester.
2. Absences: NOTE: Excused absences (verifiable) are only allowed for, an illness that requires a hospital stay or a death in your immediate family, excluding aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. 5 absences=drop 1 letter grade, 7 absences=drop 2 letter grades, 9-absences=drop 3 letter grades, 11 absences=F
3. A student with Perfect attendance will receive 15 bonus points added to your test points total at the end of the semester.
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
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