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Troubleshoot mechanical systems.

Definition

Troubleshooting should include
  • diagnosis
  • repair
  • documentation of findings.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How is the malfunctioning system identified?
  • Are specific tools needed to repair the system?
  • What is necessary to achieve safe, functional operation?

Related Standards of Learning

Mathematics

COM.18

The student will debug a program using appropriate techniques (e.g., appropriately placed controlled breaks, the printing of intermediate results, other debugging tools available in the programming environment), and identify the difference among syntax errors, runtime errors, and logic errors.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving