Introduction to Technology

Introduction to Technology

by Alan Pierce, Dennis Karwatka


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Introduction to Technology helps students understand and work with technology. The seven units of Introduction to Technology cover: Nature of Technology - why we study technology and its important concepts; Engineering Design - how technology works including design, problem solving, drafting and modeling; Communication, Biotechnology, Manufacturing, Construction and Transportation. Students will learn about technology and do technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028312767
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Edition description: ANNOTATED

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: The Nature of Technology

Chapter 1 Why Study Technology?

Chapter 2 Concepts of Technology

Chapter 3 Tools, Materials, and Processes of Technology

Chapter 4 Energy and Power for Technology

Chapter 5 Electricity to Electronics

Chapter 6 Technology Connections

Unit 2: Engineering Design

Chapter 7 Design and Problem Solving

Chapter 8 From Drawings to Prototypes

Unit 3: Information & Communication Technologies

Chapter 9 Communication Systems

Chapter 10 Computer Technologies

Chapter 11 Graphic Communications

Chapter 12 Photographic Technologies

Chapter 13 Multimedia Technologies

Unit 4: Biotechnologies

Chapter 14 Biomedical Technologies

Chapter 15 Agricultural Biotechnologies

Unit 5: Manufacturing Technologies

Chapter 16 Manufacturing Systems

Chapter 17 Manufacturing in the 21st Century

Unit 6: Construction Technologies

Chapter 18 The World of Construction

Chapter 19 Building a House

Chapter 20 Heavy Construction

Unit 7: Transportation Technologies

Chapter 21 Transportation Power

Chapter 22 Transportation Systems

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