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ECT 251 - Adv Electrical Construction Tech 2

Credits: 8
4 Lecture Hours 8 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: ECT 201  

This course will expand on topics learned in previous courses.  Fourth 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.  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. Recognize differences in residential, commercial and industrial blueprint specifications.
  2. Calculate mathematical solutions for National Electrical Code (NEC) related issues.
  3. Demonstrate grounding of separate buildings and structures, grounding for electrical systems, grounding for separately derived systems and special occupancies and equipment.
  4. Manipulate manually, mechanically and automatically operated control devices.
  5. Interpret schematic, wiring, logic and ladder diagrams.
  6. Employ motor nameplates, alternating current (AC) alternators, three-phase motors and squirrel cage motors.
  7. Install motors to meet NEC requirements.
Listed Topics
  1. Blueprints
  2. Code calculations
  3. Grounding and bonding
  4. Motor control
  5. Motors
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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