Industrial mechanics (millwrights) work on industrial machinery and mechanical equipment and components. This equipment may include mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, fuel, lubrication, cooling, and exhaust systems. Some of the components they work on include pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, presses, generators, and pneumatic and hydraulic controls.
Industrial Robotics Fundamentals: Theory and Applications integrates theory, applications, and activities to give students a thorough introduction to industrial robotics. Learning Extensions, Advanced Analysis activities, and Lab Activities at the ends of several chapters help students gain experience that relates chapter content to real-world situations. Features throughout the text address special interest topics, such as pioneers in the field, applications of technology and careers.
Shedding Light on Energy: Episode 1—Forms of Energy
In this program, we introduce students to the different types of energy that affect their lives daily and describe how energy can change from one form to another. We also explore one of the most important discoveries ever made.