ARET1180 Industrial Electricity and Electronics II

In the field of Mechatronics, a basic knowledge of industrial electricity is needed to understand the operation of all types of commercial and industrial equipment and to gain further knowledge of more complex packaging machines and systems.  This course will expand on the principles taught in previous courses and provide the student hands-on activities utilizing proper safety procedures while working with electrical tools, measurement equipment, electrical circuits, motors, and electrical components.  This course is one of three courses aligned to PMMI’s Mechatronics Certification Test for Industrial Electricity 1.





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:
Compare Electrical Measurements
Utilize Electrical Tools
Utilize Electrical Testing Equipment
Analyze Power and Circuit Protection in Electrical Systems
Describe 3-Phase Electrical Systems
Construct Electrical Wiring Circuits
Apply Electrical System Troubleshooting
Categorize Electrical Motors
Analyze Electrical Safety Procedures
Categorize Electrical Components

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