• Program: Automation Robotics Engineering Technology
  • Course: Industrial Electricity and Electronics II
  • Course #: ARET1180
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed for persons involved with industrial maintenance on automated production machines, packaging machinery and robots. The students will learn single-phase and three-phase principles, AC motors, DC motors and controls. Also included are stepper and servo motion principles, variable frequency drive, DC variable motor speed controller, vector control, programming and applications.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain electrical safety procedures
Identify instruments and meters
Explain AC principles
Construct three phase systems
Detect three-phase power
Measure voltage
Measure current
Measure resistance
Differentiate DC motors
Identify single-phase AC motor components
Identify DC variable speed driven motors
Identify AC symbols
Characterize electrical power distribution system
Troubleshoot motors

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ARET1175
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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