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Electrical Technology


ELEC 30 Fundamentals of Electricity Units 5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to present the fundamental working principles of electricity and magnetism. The student is introduced to the concepts and applications through lecture and laboratory for both direct (DC) and alternating current (AC). The student develops skills in the measurement, construction, and analysis of electrical circuits. (CSU)

ELEC 31 Electrical Wiring Methods Units 7
Prerequisites: ELEC 30, or ELECT 11, or ELECT 12 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to include the theory and skills involved in planning and installing nonmetallic sheathed cable, electrical metallic tube, and rigid conduit. The course also includes computations, building of electrical services, grounding, and electrical safety. (CSU)

ELEC 32 Electrical Motors Units 5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the theory of AC motors and alternators. (CSU)

ELEC 33 Industrial Wiring Methods Units 5
Prerequisites: ELEC 30 or ELECT 11 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the application of wiring methods, controls, and machines in commercial and industrial situations. The code and theory covering such applications are emphasized. (CSU)

ELEC 34 Motor Controls Units 5
Prerequisites: ELEC 30 or ELECT 11 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the theory and advanced application of DC motors and controls and the advanced application of AC motors and three-phase alternators. Single-phase transformers, three-phase transformers, and control (ladder) diagrams are included. (CSU)

ELEC 35 Commercial Electrical Wiring Units 4
Prerequisites: ELEC 30 or ELECT 11, either with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the theory and skills involved in planning and installing electrical metallic tube and rigid conduit for commercial buildings. The course includes electrical feeder computation, interpretation of electrical schematic, analysis of three phase service, application of electrical safety, and interpretation of the National Electrical Code. (CSU)

ELEC 36 Industrial Motors and Controls Units 4
Prerequisites: ELEC 30 or ELECT 11, either with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course introduces the theory and application of industrial DC motors, alternators, and controls. Major emphasis is placed on industrial motors and motor control systems. (CSU)

ELEC 37 Programmable Controllers Units 4
Prerequisites: ELECT 30 or ELEC 11, either with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the application and installation of programmable logic controllers. Logic circuit analysis and trouble-shooting procedures and techniques are emphasized. (CSU)

ELEC 75 Selected Topics: Electrical Technology Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of electrical technology not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

ELEC 87A Electrical Specialization Units 3-4
Prerequisites: ELEC 31 or ELEC 32 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the advanced student in gaining a greater knowledge of a specialized area of the electrical trade. The work to be covered is developed between student and instructor at the beginning of the semester.

ELEC 87B Electrical Specialization Units 5
Prerequisites: ELEC 31 or ELEC 32 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the advanced student in gaining a greater knowledge of a specialized area of the electrical trade. The work to be covered is developed between student and instructor at the beginning of the semester.




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