ELE 125 - Pre-Commercial Electrical

Course Description

Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn small sources of electricity, basics of alternating current, AC circuits containing inductance, AC circuits containing capacitors, AC circuits containing resistance-inductance-capacitance, three-phase power, transformers, DC machines, and AC machines. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

ELE 121

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the Fundamentals AC electricity.
  • Describe traits associated with AC electricity circuits.
  • Explain how to work with equipment and machines that use AC electricity.
  • Calculate the effects of AC electricity in different circuits.
  • Implement skill building on different AC circuits with transformers and motors.
  • Predict the effects of inductance and capacitance on a circuit.
  • Solve issues of power factor.
  • Discuss power distribution and its functional uses.
  • Synthesize previous course knowledge into advanced AC applications.
Human Dimension:
  • Estimate how to do work quickly with as little impact as possible to meet customer needs.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Appraise the complexity of our current power distribution system.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Adapt course knowledge to better question current electrical uses.