APR 122 Fund of Electricity & Electron

This class is designed for apprentices working/studying to become Limited Energy Technicians, but is open to anyone desiring an introduction to Electricity and Electronics. Topics for this term include: Basic DC and AC Circuit analysis, Semiconductors, ICs and Digital Logic, Switching Devices, and Blueprint Reading. Using a DMM to safely test voltage, current and resistance will be emphasized. The National Electrical Code (NEC) as it relates to effective and safe implementation of low-voltage circuits will be introduced. Recommended: MTH 075 Variable and Linear Equations.




Offered Winter only




Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Identify and describe the function of a variety of electrical-electronic devices used in the trade. Recognize and draw simple series and parallel electrical schematic diagrams. Predict how electrical circuit parameters will change when component(s) are found to be defective.