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SOE 211 - Industrial Electric 2

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: SOE 202  

This advanced course is a continuation of Industrial Electric 1 and covers advanced electric principles, practices, and their application in an Industrial/Commercial setting. Special emphasis is on troubleshooting and high voltage distribution systems.

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

  1. Define and explain Primary Distribution Systems, Consumer Distribution Systems, Grounding of Electrical Systems, Grounding of Electrical Equipment, Ground-Fault Protection, Three-Phase Systems, Harmonics, Lighting Measurements, Inverse Square Law and Light Distribution.
  2. Discuss applications for Space Heating, Heating Equipment, System Controls, Humidity Controls, Dielectric Heating, Induction Heating, Resistance Heating, ARC Heating, Infrared Heat, Generator Construction, Self-Excited Generator, Separately Excited Generator, Voltage Control Versus Voltage Regulation, Parallel Operation of Generators and Generator Efficiency.
  3. Identify applications that require an understanding of Basic Motor Operation, Generator Action in a Motor, Commutation, Motor Speed, Types of DC Motors, Motor Maintenance, AC Generators Versus DC Generators, Alternator Construction, Alternator Voltage Output, Voltage and Frequency Control, Alternator Characteristics, Paralleling Alternators, Motor-Generator Sets and Rotary Converters, (Dynamotors).
  4. Compare and contrast AC Motor Construction, Three-Phase Motor Theory, Three-Phase Motor Starting and Running Current, Types of Three-Phase Motors, Single-Phase Motors, Starting Single-Phase Motors, Universal Motors, Selection of Single-Phase Motors, Torque Motors, Dual-Voltage Windings, Multi-speed Induction Motors.
  5. Compare and contrast DC Drives, Switching Amplifier Field Current Controller, SCR Armature Voltage Controller, Choppers, the Four Quadrants of Motor Operation and Troubleshooting DC Drives.
  6. Identify Inverter Drives, Flux Vector Drives, Troubleshooting Inverter Drives, the Electrical Supply to the Motor and the Drive, PLC Components, I/O Wiring, Programming and Types on Instructions.
Listed Topics
  1. Lighting
  2. DC Generators, Motors, Drives
  3. AC Generators (Alternators) and Motors
  4. Motor Control Devices and Circuits
  5. Basic Industrial Electronics, Distribution and Heat
  6. Programmable Logic Controllers
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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