PCC/ CCOG / APR

Course Content and Outcome Guide for APR 201

Course Number:
APR 201
Course Title:
Electrical Motor Controls
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
20
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
$6.00

Course Description

Provides knowledge and skills needed to design, install, maintain, service and troubleshoot electric motors. Focuses on the operation and installation of control systems, specifically motor starters and controllers. Electromagnetic controls, motors and transformers will also be covered. Lab activities will utilize electrical test equipment to analyze electric motor control malfunctions. This class can be used towards Continuing Education Units for Oregon State electrical licensing purposes. APR 201 and ELT 201 cannot both be taken for credit. Prerequisites: FMT 111 or APR 104 or Department Permission. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Students will be able to better understand electromagnetic controls, motors, and transformers.  The student should be able to design, install, maintain, and troubleshoot such systems.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  1. Design, analyze, install, and repair alternating current motors, motor starters, and control circuits.
  2. Use industry terminology to explain or discuss motor operations with industry professionals.
  3. Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations. *
    *required by statewide Apprenticeship degree

Course Activities and Design

A lecture-laboratory course in which the student may come from a wide variety of occupations.  The emphasis of the course activities will depend on the needs of the students.  Laboratory activities will utilize electrical test equipment to analyze electric motor control malfunctions. Students are required to supply their own meter.

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.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. Design, analyze, install, and repair alternating current motors, motor starters, and control circuits.
  2. Use industry terminology to explain or discuss motor operations with industry professionals.
  3. Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations. *
    *required by statewide Apprenticeship degree