• Program: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Course: Electrical Circuits
  • Course #: HVAC1000
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of direct current and alternating current circuits. Meter usage, circuit computations, and troubleshooting will also be covered.

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:
Interpret electrical symbols
Identify electrical construction materials
Calculate wire sizes
Create simple lighting circuit
Calculate simple circuit properties
Measure simple circuit electrical properties
Troubleshoot simple electrical circuit
Troubleshoot electrical components
Repair individual electrical components
Create complex wiring circuits
Calculate complex circuit electrical properties
Measure complex circuit electrical properties
Troubleshoot complex electrical circuit
Assemble a three way switching circuit
Assemble a fan/blower electrical circuit
Troubleshoot fan/blower electrical circuit

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

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