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MEC 106 - Industrial Power Systems

Credits: 3
3 Skills Lab Hours

Prerequisites: EET 103  

This course provides a series of hands-on exercises performed in the lab that follows the installation of an industrial power system. This includes reading and understanding schematic prints and completing the installation of an industrial motor system based on a schematic diagram using industry standards.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the components on an industrial wiring diagram.
  2. Interpret an electrical print for an industrial power system to construct a motor circuit.
  3. Construct an industrial power circuit for a motor and its controls.
  4. Select the proper conduits using the National Electric Code.
  5. Test the operations of the constructed motor circuit.
  6. Troubleshoot and modify the circuit to correct any errors.
Listed Topics
  1. Safety
  2. Schematics
  3. Wire gage
  4. Insulation
  5. Conduit
  6. Control panel
  7. Circuit protection
  8. Fuses and disconnects
  9. Three-phrase disconnects
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 04/21/2016

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