Through structured classroom and hands-on skill building, the student will learn special circuits, panelboards selection and installation, the electric service, lamps and ballasts for lighting, luminaires, emergency, standby and optional standby systems, overcurrent protection, short-circuit calculations, equipment and conductor short-circuit protection, low-voltage remote-control, and the cooling system. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites ELE 131
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Explain panelboard selection.
- Define overcurrent protection.
- Describe optional power systems.
- Recall low voltage remote control.
- Design the electrical distribution layout for commercial buildings.
- Develop Emergency/Optional power systems for commercial use.
- Calculate lighting/special circuit loads.
- Evaluate load distribution to determine number/size/location of multiple panelboards.
- Relate the variance in electrical demands from residential to commercial projects.
- Illustrate layout and design techniques.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Adapt the ability to conceptualize and anticipate the need for various power requirements.
- Assess the larger degrees of responsibility placed upon them.
Learning How to Learn:
- Debate what are the best types of alternate power.
- Identify their potential leadership ability.