PCC/ CCOG / APR

Course Content and Outcome Guide for APR 221

Course Number:
APR 221
Course Title:
Advanced AC Circuitry
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
36
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Includes the theory of alternating current and power. Also includes alternating current, resistance in AC circuits, inductance and inductive reactance, capacitance and capacitive reactance, power factor correction, power in AC circuits, vector analysis and three phase connections and calculations. Prerequisites: APR 124 or TE 9615. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  1. Calculate voltage, amperage, resistance, power, power factor, conductor size, inductance, inductive and capacitive reactance, and impedance found in the heavy industrial workplace per NEC tables and requirements and as they apply to subsequent courses.
  2. Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations. *
  3. Describe and apply basic theory of electrical sources. *
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree
     

Course Activities and Design

The instructor utilizes a lecture format, discussion, math, code and design problems.


 

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. Calculate voltage, amperage, resistance, power, power factor, conductor size, inductance, inductive and capacitive reactance, and impedance found in the heavy industrial workplace per NEC tables and requirements and as they apply to subsequent courses.
  2. Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations. *
  3. Describe and apply basic theory of electrical sources. *
    * required for statewide Apprenticeship degree