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Course Name Electrical Fundamentals for Mechanical Crafts
Category A Course No. EE 102

Course Description This forty-hour, hands-on course is an introduction to electrical fundamentals targeting mechanics. It emphasizes basic electrical components, terminology, working safely with electricity and troubleshooting skills.

Who Should Attend Millwrights, mechanics and other skilled trades personnel who are cross training from other areas.

Prerequisites None

Length 40 hours
Class Size Up to 12
CEU's Awarded 3.5
College Transfer Credit 2 credit hours recommended

Format Hands-on Workshop. One lab station for every two participants.

Learning Objectives Participants will learn to:

  • Work safely with electricity

  • Use Ohm's law to calculate voltage drops, current and resistance

  • Read resistor value from color code

  • Use a multimeter to take voltage, current and resistance readings

  • Determine time constant for resistor capacitor circuits

  • Test relays, solenoids, contactors, switches and motor starters

  • Read control-circuit ladder diagrams

  • Identify component parts in schematics and ladder diagrams

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of AC and DC motors

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