- Course Number:
- APR 123
- Course Title:
- AC Theory for Motors and Transformers
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Course DescriptionFocuses on alternating current power distribution, transformers, motors, storage cells, solid state semiconductor devices, and Delta/Wye three phase motor winding connections as applied to the heavy industrial environment. Prerequisites: APR 122 Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
· Use the general theories of both alternating current flow and direct current flow in conductors to discuss, explain, and apply the
electrical principles of power distribution, transformers, motors, batteries, and solid state semiconductor devices as applied to subsequent courses and the workplace.
· Read, interpret, and apply schematic drawings to the repair and installation of electrical circuits and equipment.
· Properly apply current OSHA standards for the prevention of ARC Blast and Arc Flash in the workplace using proper personal protective
· Demonstrate familiarity of industry terminology.*
· Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations.*
· Use test equipment to make electrical measurements.*
· Demonstrate appropriate use and care of trade specific equipment.*
* required for statewide Apprenticeship degree
Course Activities and Design
The instructor utilizes a lecture type format to expose the students to fundamental industrial wiring and mechanisms.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Procedures will be discussed at the first class session and the instructor's grading policy will be referenced on the class syllabus.
A Pass - No/Pass grading option is not available for any APR (Apprenticeship) course.