Applied Agricultural Engineering  
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The purpose of the Applied Agricultural Engineering CDE is to promote career and post-secondary readiness by providing opportunities to develop knowledge and demonstrate skills in the field of agricultural engineering.  

THIS IS A STATE QUALIFYING EVENT. THREE TEAMS FROM EACH AREA WILL ADVANCE TO THE STATE CONTEST (UNLESS WILDCARD RULE APPLIES). 

2024 Applied Agricultural Engineering Career Development Event

Skills for 2024
1. SMAW
a. Possible electrode(s): E-6010, E-6013, and/or E-7018
b. Possible materials: Plate, C Channel, Angle (3/16”, 1⁄4”, or 3/8” wall thickness)
c. Possible machines: Lincoln Electric Precision TIG 175, 185, 225 or Ideal Arc 250
d. Possibly welding position(s): 1F, 2F, and/or 3F

2. Oxygen Acetylene Cutting
a. Harris torch, Model Number 43450-510-DLX HXT
b. Possible material: Plate, C Channel, Angle, or Pipe – Steel
c. Possible operations: Cutting, Piercing, Hand Beveling

3. Blue-Print Interpretation and Layout
a. Students bring their own measuring, marking, and layout tools
b. Problem will be real-world, and industry-based
c. Potential problem could be economic, manufacturing-based, or mathematics-
based


*** Read the state AAE CDE rules please*** 

Genuine Judging Card Scan sheet #105481 is required for this contest!
The scan sheet will be used for the exam portion. 


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  Corporate Sponsors
     
  Capital Farm Credit  
   

  2024 State Event
     

Date: April 12

Location: Sam Houston State University 

Superintendent: Dr. Ryan Saucier 


 
   

     
     
 
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