Course Content and Outcome Guide for DST 114
- Course Number:
- DST 114
- Course Title:
- Fund. of Electrical Systems
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Course DescriptionThis course introduces the student to basic electrical and electronic fundamentals needed by a technician to properly diagnose and repair the complex electrical installed in Caterpillar machines. Prerequisite: Provide a dealer letter indicating secured internship at a participating Caterpillar Dealership. DST 110 and DST 111. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Course Activities and Design
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Introduction to Electricity
Learn about electricity and how it works
Learn about magnetism
Learn Ohms Law
Learn Basic Circuit Theory
Learn to use a Digital Multimeter
Learn Electrical Measurment
Learn Circuit Faults
Learn Basic Electrical Components
Learn Solid State Electrical Components
Learn Electrical Schematics
Machine Electrical Systems
Learn about Batteries
Learn about Charging Systems
Learn about Starting Systems
Learn and practice personal safety.
Learn and practice facility safety.
Learn and practice equipment safety.