ISMT 205 Fundamentals of Rigging

Students will also learn to safely assess, test, secure, move, and place heavy objects using non-verbal rigging communication techniques and applicable equipment. Crane hand signals, rigging hardware and safety are examples of relevant course topics.

Credits

1 Credit

Prerequisite

Instructor Permission

ISMT 205Fundamentals of Rigging

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I. General Information

Department

Trade & Industry

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

1 Credit

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Prerequisite Narrative

Instructor Permission

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Students will also learn to safely assess, test, secure, move, and place heavy objects using non-verbal rigging communication techniques and applicable equipment. Crane hand signals, rigging hardware and safety are examples of relevant course topics.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Define rigging and give an application. Describe the functions of four basic components of a rigging system. Describe six steps to size rigging components. Describe three methods of determining the weight of a load. Define load balance and explain its importance. Describe how to determine the center of gravity for a symmetrical load. Describe how to determine the center of gravity for an asymmetrical load. Describe the basic construction of a hook. Describe the six types of hooks and give an application of each. Describe how hooks are specified. Describe the basic construction of an eyebolt. Describe four types of eyebolts and give an application of each. Describe how eyebolts are specified. Describe how to install an eyebolt for lifting. Describe the function of a hoist and give an application. Define reeving and explain its importance. Describe the construction and operation of a block and tackle. Explain how to use a block and tackle to lift a load. List the twenty-two hoist/rigging safety rules. Describe the function of a manual hoist and give an application. List two categories of manual hoists and give an application. Describe the operation of two types of endless chain hoists and give an application. Describe the operation of two types of lever-operated hoists and give an application. Describe the function of a power-operated hoist and give an application. List two categories of power-operated hoists and give an application. Describe the operation of single and double reeved hoists. Describe the operation of an electric hoist and give an application. Describe the operation of a pneumatic hoist and give an application. Describe how to select a hoist. Describe how to inspect a lifting hook and eyebolt. Explain how to inspect a hoist. Describe the function of a sling. Describe five types of sling arrangements and give an application of each. List five types of sling materials and give an application of each. Describe two methods of calculating sling force. Describe the construction of cribbing. Describe the function of a spreader beam. Define sling efficiency and list four factors that affect it. Describe how to calculate sling efficiency. Define rated load. Describe the function of wire rope. Describe the basic construction of wire rope and give an application. Describe five common strand patterns of wire rope. Describe the four types of wire rope lays and give an application of each. Describe how wire rope is specified. Describe how to identify wire rope type given a sample. Describe five types of wire rope terminations. Describe the proper break-in procedures for wire ropes. Describe the function of a shackle. Describe the construction of two types of shackles and give an application of each. Describe how to assemble and lift a load using a two-leg wire rope bridle sling and shackles. Describe how to calculate the safe working load of a wire rope sling. Describe how to size and select a wire rope sling. Describe how to inspect a wire rope sling. Describe the basic construction of lifting chain and give an application. Describe how chain is specified. Describe how to identify chain type given a sample. Describe four types of chain link. Describe how to assemble and lift a load using a chain sling. Describe how to calculate the rated load of a chain sling. Describe how to size and select a chain sling. Describe how to inspect a chain sling. Describe the function of fiber rope. Describe the basic construction of fiber rope and give an application. Describe four types of fiber rope and give an application of each. Describe how to identify fiber rope type given a sample. Describe how to assemble and lift a load using a fiber rope sling. Describe how to calculate the rated load of a fiber rope. Describe how to size and select a fiber rope sling. Describe how to inspect a fiber rope sling. Describe four types of cranes. Describe the construction of three types of overhead cranes. Describe the construction of two types of gantry cranes and give an application of each. Describe the construction of three types of jib cranes and give an application of each. Describe eight crane safety rules. Give and interpret 11 crane hand signals. Describe the function of a tag line. Describe how to use two hoists to lift a load. Describe how to perform a 1-point load turn and give an application. Describe how to perform a 2-point load turn and give an application. Demonstrative Outcomes Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to: Calculate load weight given weight per unit length. Calculate load weight given specific weight and dimensions. Calculate the center of gravity of a load. Identify hook type given a sample. Identify eyebolt type given a sample. Install an eyebolt for lifting. Use a block and tackle to lift a load. Use a lever-operated hoist to lift a load. Use an electric hoist to lift a load. Select a hoist. Inspect a lifting hook and eyebolt. Inspect a hoist. Calculate sling force of a sling given sling type and loss factor. Calculate sling force of a sling given sling type and sling angle. Assemble and lift a load using a double basket sling. Assemble and lift a load using a choker sling. Assemble and lift a load using a bridle sling. Assemble and lift a load using a U-sling. Calculate crush force. Calculate sling efficiency. Identify a wire rope type given a sample. Determine wire rope type given a part number. Perform a basic break-in procedure on wire rope. Assemble and lift a load using a two-leg wire rope bridle sling with shackles. Calculate the safe working load of a wire rope sling. Size and select a wire rope sling. Inspect a wire rope sling. Identify chain type given a sample. Assemble and lift a load using a chain sling. Calculate the rated load of a chain sling. Size and select a chain sling. Whip a fiber rope. Assemble and lift a load using a fiber rope sling. Calculate the rated load of a fiber rope sling. Size and select a fiber rope sling. Inspect a fiber rope sling. Give and interpret 11 crane hand signals. Use a tag line to control a load. Use two hoists to lift a load. Perform a 1-point load turn. Perform a 2-point load turn.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies