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close this bookAppropriate Community Technology - A Training Manual (Peace Corps; 1982; 685 pages)
View the documentThe Farallones Institute Rural Center
View the documentCHP International, INC.
View the documentPreface
View the documentAcknowledgments
View the documentIntroduction
Open this folder and view contentsPhase I: Introduction to training
Open this folder and view contentsPhase II: Earthen construction and fuel-saving cookstoves
Open this folder and view contentsPhase III: Pedal/treadle power
Open this folder and view contentsPhase IV: Solar water heaters
close this folderPhase V: Solar agricultural dryers
View the documentPhase V Calendar
View the documentSession 1. Introduction to agricultural dryers
View the documentSession 2. Tour of solar dryers
View the documentSession 3. Solar agricultural dryer design procedures and rules of thumb
View the documentSession 4. Two-hour dryer construction
View the documentSession 5. Review of existing solar dryer plans
View the documentSession 6. Smoke testing solar dryers
View the documentSession 7. Introducing new technologies: solar dryers
View the documentSession 8. Design of solar agricultural dryers
View the documentSession 9. Site selection and preparation
View the documentSession 10. Construction of solar agricultural dryers
View the documentSession 11. Issues and methods in development and diffusion of appropriate technology
View the documentSession 12. Natural cooling
View the documentSession 13. Approaches to health systems
View the documentSession 14. Nutritional gardening
View the documentSession 15. Practical drying tips
View the documentSession 16. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
View the documentSession 17. Dryer assessment and modification
View the documentSession 18. Introduction to cost benefit analysis (cba)
View the documentSession 19. Presentation of solar dryers
View the documentSession 20. Introduction to the final phase of the training program
Open this folder and view contentsPhase VI: Concluding the program: The energy fair
Open this folder and view contentsAppendices
 

Phase V Calendar

 

DAY 1

DAY 2

DAY 3

A.M.

SESSION 1: Introduction to Agricultural Dryers (Skill Area I)

SESSION 5:. Review of Existing Solar Dryer Plans (I)

SESSION 8: Design of Solar Agricultural Dryers (III)

 

SESSION 2: Tour of Solar Dryers (I)

SESSION: 6. Smoke Testing Solar Dryers (IV & V)

 

P.M.

SESSION 3: Solar Agricultural Dryer Design Procedures and Rules of Thumb (III)

SESSION 7: New Technologies: Introducing Solar Dryers (I & II)

SESSION 9: Site Selection and Preparation (III)

 

SESSION 4: Two-Hour Dryer Construction (IV)

Independent Study

SESSION 10: Construction of Solar Agricutural Dryers (IV)

 

DAY 4

DAY 5

DAY 6

A.M.

Construction (continued)

Construction (continued)

SESSION 12: Natural Cooling (III)

     

SESSION 13: Approaches to Health Systems (III)

P.M.

Construction (continued)

SESSION 11: Issues and Methods in Development and Diffusion of Appropriate Technology (IV)

 
 

DAY 7

DAY 8

DAY 9

A.M.

SESSION 14: Nutritional Gardening (I)

SESSION 16 CPR (I)

Independent Study Presentation Time

     

SESSION 18: Introduction to Cost Benefit Analysis (IV & V)

P.M.

Construction (continued)

SESSION 17: Dryer Assessment and Modification (V)

SESSION 19: Presentation of Solar Dryers (III)

 

SESSION 15: Practical Drying Tips (IV)

 

SESSION 20: Introduction to the Final Phase of the Training Program (III)

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