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JSS2: BASIC TECHNOLOGY - 1ST TERM

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  1. Definition of First Aid | Week 1
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    1 Quiz
  2. Rescue Operation | Week 2
    3Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Materials & Their Common Uses (Wood) | Week 3
    6Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Materials & their Common Uses (Metal) | Week 4
    5Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Uses of Common Alloys ( Brass & Bronze) | Week 5 & 6
    8Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Uses of Ceramics And Glass (Contd) | Week 7 & 8
    4Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Uses of Plastics | Week 9
    4Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Uses of Rubber | Week 10
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1. It is used for plumbing and electrical applications.

brass plumbing pipe
Brass plumbing pipe.

2. Brass is used for decoration for its bright gold-like appearance.

brass decorative hardware
Brass decorative hardware.

3. It is used extensively in brass musical instruments such as horns and bells. Yellow brass, which contains more zinc, produces a lighter sound than gold brass

Brass-Horns
Brass Horn – Musical Instrument.

4. Brass is also used for applications where low friction is required such as locks, gears, bearings, doorknobs, ammunition casings, and valves.

brass bullets
Brass Bullets.
brass door knob
Bronze Door Knob.

5. It is also used to make zippers.

brass zipper
Brass zipper.

7. Brass is resistant to saltwater corrosion which makes it ideal for marine applications such as ship propellers, rudders, portholes, center-boards, and engine parts.

brass-propeller
Brass propeller.

6. Brass is used in engineering work such as in fittings and tools used near flammable or explosive materials.

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