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EET 179 - Electrical Power Distribution

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: EET 103  

This course covers industrial wiring techniques, standards and applications as per the National Electrical code. Students will learn electrical print reading and translation to the necessary wiring panels. Techniques of wiring electrical panels, and terminals with proper color coding and labeling methods are covered. Laboratory will offer the opportunity to practice these and other skills of electrical maintenance.

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

  1. Describe the function of an electrical print, electrical panel or terminal block, wire number labels.
  2. Run wires between panels as per electrical prints.
  3. Terminate wires at panels and terminal blocks.
  4. Label and secure wires in bundles.
  5. Wire motors as per electrical prints.
  6. Describe proper use of hacksaw, pipe vise, bench vise, bender and deburring tool.
  7. Demonstrate proper cutting, bending and terminating conduit.
  8. Describe three different types of insulation used on wire and give typical application of each.
  9. Describe use of a bus bar.
Listed Topics
  1. Control Wiring Methods
  2. Wiring of Electrical Controls
  3. Conductors
  4. Disconnect Devices
  5. Overload Protection Circuits
  6. Raceways
  7. EMT Conduit Bending
  8. Conduit Sizing
  9. Wire Pulling Techniques
  10. Use of Metal Pipe
  11. Use of Plastic Pipe
  12. Use of Flexible Pipe
Reference Materials
Use of multimedia systems in Center of Excellence to certify skill assessment. Texts are Industrial Electrical Wiring, Power Distribution and Piping Systems
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 05/14/2007

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