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SOE 101 - Electricity 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This is an introductory, comprehensive course that provides training for electrical principles, practices and maintenance in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Students develop the vocabulary, skills and familiarity needed to effectively manage electrical systems in large and small facilities.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Define the following: Electricity, Matter, Atoms, Valence Electrons, Elements, Compounds, Law of Electric Charges, Electron Flow, and Electricity Production.
  2. Identify application for the following: Codes and Standards, Fire Extinguisher Classes, Personal Protective Equipment, Electrical Shock, Grounding, Lockout/Tagout, Electrical Enclosures, Electrical Safety, Electrical Motor Safety, Pressure Relief Valves and Documentation Forms.
  3. List and explain Meter Types, Meter Abbreviations, Meter Symbols, Meter Terminology, Reading Analog Displays, Digital Displays, Bar Graphs, Ghost Voltages, Meter Precautions and Meter Characteristics.
  4. Calculate Voltage, Current and Resistance Using Ohm’s Law, Using Ohm’s Law When Designing Circuits, Calculating Power, Voltage and Current.
Listed Topics
  1. Electricity Principles
  2. Safety
  3. Math Applications
  4. Numbering Systems & Codes
  5. Meter Abbreviations & Displays
  6. Abbreviations, Acronyms, & Symbols
  7. Circuit Conductors, Connections, and Protection
  8. Series Circuits
Reference Materials
Current Textbook.
Supplementary Materials such as study guides, workbooks, CD, videos, handouts, library resources.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 05/14/2007

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