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ELE 111 - 112 Home Electric Power I - II (3 credits/3 credits)
Teaches fundamentals of residential power distribution, circuits, enclosures, protective devices, and transformers. Studies various charts and tables of the National Electrical Code. Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5 hours per week.

ELE 115 Basic Electricity (3 credits )
Covers basic circuits and theory of fundamental concepts of electricity. Presents a practical approach to discussion of components and devices. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ELE 131 - National Electrical Code I (3-4 credits)
Provides comprehensive study of the purpose and interpretations of the National Electric Code as well as familiarization and implementation of various charts, code rulings and wiring methods including state and local regulations. Part I of II. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.

ELE 132 - National Electrical Code II (3-4 credits)
Provides comprehensive study of the purpose and interpretations of the National Electric Code as well as familiarization and implementation of various charts, code rulings and wiring methods including state and local regulations. Part II of II. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.

ELE 133 - Practical Electricity I (3credits)
Teaches the fundamentals of electricity, terminology, symbols, and diagrams. Includes the principles essential to the understanding of general practices, safety and the practical aspects of residential and non-residential wiring and electrical installation, including fundamentals of motors and controls. Pre/Corequisite MTH 02 or equivalent. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 134 - Practical Electricity II (3 credits)
Teaches the fundamentals of electricity, terminology, symbols, and diagrams. Includes the principles essential to the understanding of general practices, safety and the practical aspects of residential and non-residential wiring and electrical installation, including fundamentals of motors and controls. Pre/Corequisite MTH 02 or equivalent. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 135 National Electrical Code–Residential (3-4 credits)
Studies purposes and interpretations of the national electrical code that deals with single and multifamily dwellings, including state and local regulations. Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3-4 hours, Total 5-6 hours per week.

ELE 137 National Electrical Code-Industrial (3 credits)
Provides comprehensive study of the purposes and interpretations of the national electrical code that deals primarily with industrial wiring methods, including state and local regulations. May include preparation of a report as an out-of-class activity. Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours, Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 138 National Electrical Code (2 credits)
Teaches purpose and interpretation of the National Electrical Code as well as familiarization with various charts, code rulings, and wiring methods. Lecture 2 hours.

ELE 141 DC and AC Machines I (4-6 credits)
Prerequisite: ELE 157

Teaches construction, theory of operation, connections, and applications of direct current motors, generators; single and polyphase alternating current alternators, synchronous and induction motors. May require preparation of a report as an out-of-class activity. Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 4-8 hours, Total 7-11 hours per week.

ELE 145 Transformer Connections and Circuits (2 credits)
Prerequisite: ELE 157

Studies transformer theory, symbols, diagrams, connections, terminology and troubleshooting techniques. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 149 Wiring Methods in Industry I (3-4 credits)
The fundamentals of industrial power distribution, circuits, switches, enclosures, panels, fuses, circuit breakers, transformers, and wiring methods, using various charts and tables of the National Electrical Code. Lecture 2-3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5-6 hours per week.

ELE 156 - Electrical Control Systems (3 credits)
Includes troubleshooting and servicing electrical controls, electric motors, motor controls, motor starters, relays, overloads, instruments and control circuits. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 157 Electricity Fundamentals (6-7 credits)
Teaches the theories and laws of the flow of electricity, magnetism, inductance, capacitance, and the fundamentals of direct and alternating currents. Provides practical application by the use of test and measuring equipment, circuitry, and electrical apparatus. Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 6-8 hours, Total 9-11 hours per week.

ELE 169 DC and AC Controls (4-6 credits)
Study of symbols, terminology, connections, applications and troubleshooting of direct and alternating current electrical/electronic circuits and controls used in industry. Lecture 2-3 hours, Laboratory 6-7 hours. Total 8-10 hours per week.

ELE 175 Industrial Solid State Devices and Circuits (2-3 credits)
The theory, symbols, properties, and applications of solid state devices in industry. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4-5 hours per week.

ELE 176 - Introduction to Alternative Energy Including Hybrid Systems (2-3 credits)
Introduces Alternative Energy with an emphasis on solar photovoltaic systems, small wind turbines technology, the theory of PV technology, PV applications, solar energy terminology, system components, site analysis, PV system integration and PV system connections and small wind turbine technology site analysis. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.

ELE 177 - Photovoltaic Energy Systems (4 credits)
Teaches techniques for conduct site surveys, installing system components, installing inverters and performing system sizing and system maintenance. Introduces different battery configurations, and charge controllers. Introduces safety, system design and layout, National Electric Code, Component Selection, wiring and installation techniques. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

ELE 197 Co-op (2-5 credits)
Requires curriculum advisor and co-op advisor approvals.

Cooperative education in electricity. Designed to provide practical work experience for the electricity student. Minimum on-the-job training is 10 hours per week.

ELE 225 - Electrical Control Systems (4 credits)
Studies components, equipment and circuits that are used to control the operation of electrical machines. Explains the physical and operating characteristics of various electromagnetic, static, and programmable control devices. Investigates control schemes used to accomplish specific control objectives. Prerequisite: ELE 217 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

ELE 233 - Programmable Logic Controller Systems I (3-4 credits)
Teaches operating and programming of programmable logic controllers. Covers analog and digital interfacing and communication schemes as they apply to system. Prerequisite: ETR 156 and ETR 211 or equivalent. Part I of II. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.

ELE 234 - Programmable Logic Controller Systems II (3-4 credits)
Teaches operating and programming of programmable logic controllers. Covers analog and digital interfacing and communication schemes as they apply to system. Prerequisite: ETR 156 and ETR 211 or equivalent. Part II of II. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.

ELE 239 Programmable Controllers (2-3 credits)
Prerequisite: ELE 157 or equivalent
Deals with installation, programming, interfacing, and concepts of troubleshooting programmable controllers. Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 245 - Industrial Wiring (3 credits)
Teaches the practical applications of industrial and commercial wiring. Includes the principles essential to the understanding of conduit applications and other raceway installations. Includes conduit sizing, cutting, bending, and threading. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

ELE 297 Co-op (2-5 credits)
Requires curriculum advisor and co-op advisory approvals.

Cooperative education in electricity. Designed to provide practical work experience for the electricity or the Electrical/Electro student. Minimum on-the-job training is 10 hours per week.
Last updated: 3/7/2014 2:21:44 PM