ARET1180 Industrial Electricity and Electronics II

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 Requirements and 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.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes 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

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details