INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY I
- Program: Fluid Power Engineering Technology
- Course: Industrial Electricity I
- Course #: FLPW1231
- Total Credits: 3
Course DescriptionThis course is a study of the terms, symbols, definitions and safety practices related to industrial electricity. The student will calculate volts, ohms, watts and power in industrial electricity. The student will be able to wire simple AC circuits, utilize volt-ohm meter. Diagnose circuit problems and determine circuit operations from a two-line diagram. Persons involved with machine design, drafting, maintenance, production, automation, packaging, plastics and fluid power engineering technologies should consider this course.
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.
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).
The following goals will be addressed in the course.
Identify electrical terms.
Explain alternating current.
Explain direct current.
Explain series circuits.
Explain parallel circuits.
Explain series-parallel circuits.
Identify electrical symbols.
Demonstrate safe electric testing.
Describe wiring materials.
Explain protective devices.
Explain conductor sizing.
Explain pressure switches.
Explain limit switches.
Explain DC motor operation.
Explain AC motor operation.
Explain temperature control devices.
Explain relay controls.
Read ladder diagrams.
Read machine diagrams.
Draw circuits with electrical devices.
Connect series circuits.
Connect parallel circuits.
Connect series-parallel circuits.
Wire electrical circuits.
- Lecture: 2
- Lab: 1
MnTC Goal: 0
- Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie
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