• Program: Fluid Power Engineering Technology
  • Course: Industrial Electricity II
  • Course #: FLPW1236
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed for the individual working in plant maintenance, machine upgrading, automated packaging, hydraulics or pneumatics. The student will wire electrical circuits using transformers, control relays, pressure switches, timers, motor starters and contractors. The student will practice troubleshooting techniques on electrical panels. Upon completion the student will be able to test and diagnose basic industrial electrical circuits.

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.
Demonstrate safe work habits.
Explain electrical standards.
Identify electrical hardware.
Determine component ratings.
Read ladder diagrams.
Connect three-way circuits.
Connect four-way circuits.
Connect simple relay circuits.
Connect time delay circuits.
Connect repeat cycle circuits.
Connect count down circuits.
Connect machine sequence circuit.
Identify protective devices.
Identify disconnect applications.
Explain transformer operation.
Explain single-phase power.
Explain three-phase power.
Explain single-phase motor operation.
Explain three-phase motor operation.
Connect transformer control circuits.
Connect manual starter circuits.
Connect single-phase manual starter.
Connect three-phase manual starter.
Connect single-phase magnetic starter.
Connect single-phase reduced voltage starter.
Analyze electrical diagram.
Determine machine sequence.
Describe numeric cross reference system.
Determine electrical values.
Measure electrical values.
Troubleshoot manual switching circuits.
Troubleshoot relay circuits.
Troubleshoot motor control circuits.
Troubleshoot time delay circuits.
Troubleshoot electro-hydraulic circuits.
Troubleshoot electro-pneumatic circuits.

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  FLPW1231
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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