Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: PTAC-1410- Section: 51
Process Technology I - Equipment
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Instructor Information
Instructor Thomas Janise
Phone(409) 984-6391
Location:Umphrey Industrial Technology Center - Room: 201 C
Hours:appointments made by email or cell phone
Business and Industrial Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
Phone:(409) 984-6381

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Course Information
Description Introduction to the use of common processing equipment.
Prerequisites PTAC 1302
Learning Outcomes
Core Objectives
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Process Technology I-Equipment by Pearson - ISBN-13: 978-0-13-700412-6
ISBN-10: 0-13-700412-5
Lecture Topics
Week of Aug 24 - 28

Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 1- Intro to Process Equipment
Chapter 2 - Process Drawings and Equipment Standards

Week of Aug 31 - Sept 4
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 3 - Piping, Tubing, Hoses, and Fittings
Chapter 4 - Valves

Week of Sept 7 - 11
Labor Day Holiday - Monday Sept 7
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 6 - Pumps

Week of Sept 14 - 18
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 6 - Pumps
Chapter 7 - Compressors

Week of Sept 21- 25
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 8 - Turbines

Week of Sept 28 - Oct 2
Continue Review for EXAM 2
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 9 - Electrical Distribution and Motors
Review, discuss and demonstrate...

Week of Oct 5 - 9
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 9 - Electrical Distribution and Motors (contd)
Chapter 11 - Heat Exchangers

Week of Oct 12 - 16
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 12 - Cooling Towers
Chapter 13 - Furnaces

Week of Oct 19 - 23
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 14 - Boilers

Week of Oct 26 - 30
Review for EXAM 3 - contd

Week of Nov 2 - Nov 6
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 15 - Auxiliary Equipment
Chapter 16 - Tools

Week of Nov 9 - 13
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 17 Separation Equipment
Chapter 18 - Reactors

Week of Nov 16 - 20
Review, discuss and demonstrate...
Chapter 21 - Environmental Equipment

Week of Nov 23 - 27
Review for FINAL EXAM
Thanksgiving Holiday - November 26 & 27

Week of Nov 30 - Dec 4
Continue review and study for FINAL EXAM
Last Class Day - Dec 4

Major Assignments

Final Exam Date December 7, 2020 - 6:00 AM   Through  December 7, 2020 - 11:30 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Tests -33%, Daily Grade - 33%, Final Exam - 33%
Course Policies
Instructor Policies Email me anytime to discuss your progress. janiseth@lamarpa.edu
My cell # is 409-201-2407
Attendance Policy This is an on-line course. Students must monitor the Content section of Blackboard each class day. Labs require attendance in person. Attendance will be recorded and included in your Daily Grade which is 33% of your final average.
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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