Central Operations - Substations and Steam (Inactive)
Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences
- Formerly Advanced Electrical Print Reading and Trouble Shooting for I & C Technicians (PG-130) and Formerly Remote Terminal Unit Training
Dates: Course 1: April 1988 - April 1993.* Course 2: April 1988 - April 1993.*
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Analog and Digital Servicing and Troubleshooting. NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit (5/88). *NOTE: These courses are now recommended for credit separately. Please refer to the course exhibits with the individual titles for the current credit recommendations. NOTE: Complete information on this course grouping last appeared in the 1996 edition.
- Formerly (PG-85) and Formerly (PG-85-1)
- 1. and 2. Formerly Electrical Fundamentals (FOP-0103) and 3. Formerly Intermediate Electrical (FOP-0315) and 4. Formerly Motor and Motor Controls (FOP-0209)
Course 1: 56 hours (7 days). Course 2: 40 hours (5 days). Course 3: 80 hours (10 days). Course 4: 40 hours (5 days).
Course 1, 2, 3, and 4: February 1995 - December 2000.*/**
Course 1, 2, 3, and 4: 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.
Course 1: Topics include: Ohm’s law; series, parallel, series/parallel circuits; power and energy; batteries; magnetism, electromagnetism, generation of EMF, and DC motor principles; types and applications of electrical instruments; safety. Course 2: AC principles; inductance, capacitance, and reactance AC power. Course 3: 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 4: Principles of controls for AC and DC motors; protective devices; troubleshooting basics; motor types; starters, controls and overloads; dynamic and electronic breaking.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as DC Circuits (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum, and 3 semester hours as Motors and Motor Controls (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum.
NOTE: Course 1, 2, 3 and 4 must all be completed to receive credit (5/96 revalidation).
*NOTE: Earlier versions of these courses, dating from September 1967 to January 1995, have been recommended for credit. Please refer to exhibits that begin with the title Electrical Fundamentals for further information.
**NOTE: The credit recommendations for these courses continue in two separate course exhibits with new course titles. Please refer to the exhibit that begins with the title Basic Electricity I and the exhibit that begins with the title Intermediate Electrical/Brushgear for further information.
- Formerly Pipe Fitting and Rigid Tubing (FPE-0203), (PG-095)