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Identify components of mechanical systems.

Definition

Identification should include
  • power sources
  • inputs
  • processes
  • outputs
  • feedback
  • mechanisms
  • controllers.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What scientific principles govern mechanical systems?
  • What is the difference between a complex machine and a simple machine?
  • What are sensors?
  • How do mechanical systems use feedback to maintain performance?
  • What are devices that modify mechanical power called?

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems