CCOG for EPG 104 Winter 2022
- Course Number:
- EPG 104
- Course Title:
- Generator, Alternator, and Motor Fundamentals
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of this course students should be able to:
- Identify all components related to generators, alternators, and motors.
- Distinguish unique operating characteristics of generators, alternators, and motors.
- Explain different winding construction, configuration, and applications.
- Describe single-phase and three-phase alternator construction.
- Configure three-phase stator windings and explain their applications.
- Explain how voltage regulation is accomplished.
Course Activities and Design
This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes videos, assignments, demonstrations, lectures, and hands on learning. This course will be taught using industry electric power generation equipment and curriculum.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, short answer and essay testing
- Hands-on practical testing
- Daily lab assignments and term projects
- Work ethic
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
learn the terminology associated with alternator, generator, and motor systems and components
learn generator components and operation
learn alternator components and operation
learn motor components and operation
learn winding construction
learn the advantages and disadvantages of different winding configurations
learn the meaning of single phase
learn the meaning of three phase
learn the meaning of pitch
learn stator winding connections
learn manual voltage regulation
learn brush type excitation
learn brushless type excitation
learn automatic voltage regulation
learn current sensing methods
learn voltage regulation power sourcing
learn configuring automatic voltage regulators
learn utilizing test equipment
learn basic testing of alternator, generator, and motor parts.