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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
close this folderPhase III: Pedal/treadle power
View the documentPhase III Calendar
View the documentSession 1. Maternal and child health: part 1
View the documentSession 2. The path of the sun
View the documentSession 3. Introduction to pedal/treadle power
View the documentSession 4. Design considerations for pedal/treadle power
View the documentSession 5. Classical mechanics: principles of pedal/treadle power
View the documentSession 6. Use of appropriate aids to communication
View the documentSession 7. Maternal and child health: part 2
View the documentSession 8. Part one: familiarization with materials and tools
View the documentSession 8. Part two: familiarization with the bicycle
View the documentSession 9. Introduction to design considerations
View the documentSession 10. Presentation of designs
View the documentSession 11. Construction of pedal/treadle-powered devices
View the documentSession 12. Blacksmithing and metalwork
View the documentSession 13. Appropriate technologies for health
View the documentSession 14. Case studies in community health
View the documentSession 15. Preparation for pedal/treadle presentations* *
View the documentSession 16. Heat transfer
View the documentSession 17. The role of the volunteer in development: international development part 1: the green revolution: successes and failures
View the documentSession 18. Presentation of pedal/treadle-power devices
View the documentSession 19. Volunteers in development part one. women in development
View the documentSession 20. Mid-program evaluation part one : program evaluation
Open this folder and view contentsPhase IV: Solar water heaters
Open this folder and view contentsPhase V: Solar agricultural dryers
Open this folder and view contentsPhase VI: Concluding the program: The energy fair
Open this folder and view contentsAppendices

Phase III Calendar






SESSION I: Maternal and Child Health, Part I (Skill Area II)

SESSION 5: Classical Mechanics: Principles of Pedal/Treadle Power (III)

SESSION 9: Introduction to Design (III)


SESSION 2: The Path of the Sun (III)

SESSION 6: Use of Appropriate Aids to Communication (IV)



SESSION 3: Introduction to Pedal/Treadle Power (I & IV)

SESSION 7: Maternal and Child Health, Part 2 (II)

SESSION 10: Presentation of Designs (IV)


SESSION 4: Design Considerations for Pedal/ Treadle Devices (I & III)

SESSION 8: Part I Familiarization with Parts and Tools Part 2 Familiarization with the Bicycle (III)

SESSION 11: Construction of Pedal/Treadle Devices (III & IV)






Construction (continued)

Construction (continued)

Construction (continued)


SESSION 12: Black smithing and Metal Work (IV)



Construction (continued)

SESSION 13: Appropriate Technologies for Health (II & IV)


SESSION 14: Case Studies in Community Health (III)






Independent Study

SESSION 16: Heat Transfer (III)

SESSION 19: Volunteer in Development, Part 1: Women in Development (I & III)


Construction (continued)

SESSION 17: Role of the Volunteer in Development: International Development, Part 1: The Green Revolution (II & III)

Independent Study


Construction (continued)

SESSION 18: Presentation of Pedal/Treadle Powered Devices (III)

SESSION 20: Mid-Program Evaluation (I)


SESSION 15: Preparation for Pedal/Treadle Presentations (IV)

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