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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Intermediate Electrical Fundamentals (TLC-1040) 2. Motor Control Circuits (TLC-1030)

Formerly Intermediate Electrical/Brushgear (TLC-1040); also Intermediate Electrical (TLC-1040), and Formerly Motor/Motor Controls (TLC-1030)
Location: 
The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993) and other company locations in the New York Metropolitan area.
Length: 

Course 1: 80 hours (10 days). Course 2: 40 hours (5 days).

Dates: 

Course 1 and 2: January 2001 - Present.*

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1 and 2:  Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain basic principles of electricity; perform electrical circuit calculations; following schematics, wire, operate, and test electrical circuits, including motors and controls; explain control pilot devices used in motor control circuits; basic sequence of operations for pushbutton motor control circuits; various types of AC and DC motors; and perform basic troubleshooting on a malfunctioning motor.

Instruction: 

Course 1: Major topics include: review of AC principles; inductance, capacitance, and reactance AC power. AC and DC generators and connections; transformers (principles and connections); reactance; impedance; single and three-phase induction. DC and AC motors; troubleshooting; motor maintenance. Course 2: Major topics include: principles of controls for AC and DC motors; protective devices; troubleshooting basics; motor types; starters, controls and overloads; dynamic and electronic breaking.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as Motors and Motor Controls (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum (8/01 revalidation) (8/06 revalidation) (8/13 administrative review) (10/14 revalidation) (8/18 revalidation). Course 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as Motors and Motor Controls (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum (8/01 revalidation) (8/06 revalidation) (8/13 revalidation) (8/18 revalidation). NOTE: Course 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit.  *NOTE: Earlier versions of these courses, dating from February 1995 to December 2000, have been recommended for credit. Please refer to exhibit that begins with the title DC Fundamentals for further information.

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