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ECT 151 - Electrical Construction Technology 2

Credits: 8
4 Lecture Hours 8 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: ECT 101  

This course will expand on topics learned in ECT 101  .  Second year apprentices at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local #5 will learn theories and practices as they are presented in the Electrical Training Alliance (ETA) curriculum for student’s in the second year.  In addition to the core outcomes of this course, additional topics available through the ETA may also be covered at the IBEW’s discretion.

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

  1. Describe the principles of magnetism and electromagnetism and transformer operating principles. 
  2. Create real transformer connections on the transformer simulator.
  3. Explain the importance of avoiding drug use.
  4. Summarize the IBEW constitution, local union by-laws and parliamentary procedure.
  5. Describe fundamental practices for creating a safety-related work environment.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  7. Interpret residential blueprints.
  8. Draw residential blueprints.
  9. Identify the inductance and capacitance effects of inductors and capacitors in series or parallel, especially in relation to alternating current (AC) circuits.
  10. Analyze series, parallel and combination AC circuits.
  11. Compare direct current (DC) to AC systems
Listed Topics
  1. AC systems
  2. AC theory
  3. Blueprints
  4. Code and practices
  5. Codeology
  6. Electrical safety-related work practices
  7. Transformers
Reference Materials
Instructor approved textbooks and material(s), electronic devices/Internet resources/Learning Management Systems (LMS).
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 02/01/2018

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