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HAC 101 - Basic Electrical Wiring

Credits: 5
3 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

Co-requisites: HAC 120  

This course prepares students in the principles of electricity, wiring, electrical controls and motors as they relate to refrigeration, air conditioning and heating in residential and commercial settings. Emphasis is on electricity, electrical components and circuits.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Follow proper safety procedures when working with electricity.
  2. Use electric meters to test voltage, current and resistance.
  3. Solve problems involving electrical resistance in series and parallel circuits.
  4. Connect electrical wiring as found in a residential application.
  5. Identify wire and troubleshoot single-phase motors, three-phase motors and motor components.
Listed Topics
  1. Electric meters
  2. Proper safety procedures
  3. Wiring of electrical equipment
  4. Characteristics of motors
  5. Identify, wire and diagnose caps and relays
  6. Identify and troubleshoot relays, contactors and overloads
  7. Use and care of tools and meters
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 09/13/2012

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