Electrical Technology

Classes

ELT 131 : Wiring I Commercial and Industrial

This course teaches students the principles and applications of commercial and industrial wiring methods. Emphasis is placed on blueprint symbols, calculations and NEC code requirements as it applies to commercial and industrial wiring. Upon completion, students will be able to read electrical plans, know most electrical symbols, load calculations for commercial industrial applications, and interpret the NEC code requirements.

Credits

3

ELT 212 : Motor Controls II

This course covers complex ladder diagrams of motor control circuits and the uses of different motor starting techniques. Topics include wye-delta starting, part start winding, resistor starting and electronic starting devices. Upon completion, the students should be able to understand and interpret the more complex motor control diagrams and understand the different starting techniques of electrical motors.

Credits

3

ELT 231 : Introduction to Programmable Controllers

This course provides an introduction to programmable logic controllers. Emphasis is placed on, but not limited to, the following: PLC hardware and software, numbering systems, installation, and programming. Upon completion, students must demonstrate their ability by developing, loading, debugging, and optimizing PLC programs.

Credits

3

ELT 232 : Advanced Programmable Controllers

This course includes the advanced principals of PLC’s including hardware, programming, and troubleshooting. Emphasis is placed on developing advanced working programs, and troubleshooting hardware and software communication problems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate their ability in developing programs and troubleshooting the system.

Credits

3

ELT 233 : Applied Programmable Controls

This state of the art course covers the more advanced topics of PLC’s. Emphasis is placed on, but not limited to the following: high-speed devices, analog programming, designing complete working systems, start-up and troubleshooting techniques and special projects. Upon completion, students must demonstrate their ability by developing programs, loading programs into PLC’s and troubleshooting the system if necessary.

Credits

3

ELT 241 : National Electric Code

This course introduces the students to the National Electricnd text and teaches the student how to find needed information within this manual. Emphasis is placed on locating and interpreting needed information within the NEC code manual. Upon completion, students should be able to locate, with the NEC code requirements for a specific electrical installation.

Credits

3