FREEU SM  2016-2018 mini-mester (This course starts anytime your group schedules it.)

 

Course Prefix, Number, Title:   ELC 112  DC/AC Electricity
self paced section

(no instructor, no registration fee)



equivalent Contact and Credit Hours:  4.5 Contact Hours / 2.5 Credit Hours

Course Description:  This course introduces the concepts of and
computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits,
components, operation of test equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion,
students should be able to construct, verify, and analyze DC/AC circuits.

Prerequisites:  None

Co-requisites:  None

Class Location:  online

Class Meeting Times and Days: Weekly

Name of Instructor:  n/a

Telephone Extension: 

Office Location: 

Office Hours and Days: 

Required Textbooks:

Siemens TM STEP book format PDF File Downloads (pdf DOWNLOADS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FROM SIEMENS AS OF 9/21/17 if you sing up and register for the sitrain learning management system at http://www.sitrain-lms.com/Default.aspx then go to http://www.sitrain-lms.com/STEP.aspx)

Introductory Chapters

or

Siemens TM STEP online format (online basic course DOWNLOADS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FROM SIEMENS AS OF 9/21/17 if you sign up and register for the sitrain learning management system at http://www.sitrain-lms.com/Default.aspx then go to http://www.sitrain-lms.com/STEP.aspx)

Introductory Chapters

 

Required Materials:  Scientific Calculator, Standard Electrical Hand Tools

Student Outcomes:  Upon completion of this course the student will have a general
overview of the course material covered and will be able to demonstrate the following
competencies:

1)  Read both analog and digital ohm meters in single and three phase settings
2)  Troubleshoot simple electrical circuits
3)  Apply standard electrical formulas to circuits

Methodology:  Lecture, lab, demonstration, and hands on activities.

Course Requirements:

Evaluation of Performance:   Written tests - 50%   Labs - 30%
                                                     Demonstration of competencies (Final Exam) - 20%

Grading Scale:                            94 - 100           A
                                                     86 - 93             B
                                                     78 - 85             C
                                                     70 - 77             D
                                                     69/Below         F

Quality of Instruction Statement:  The freeu faculty members are committed to
providing quality instruction.  If there is a concern about the instruction provided,
consult with either the faculty member or freeu directly.

Attendance Policy:  Regular attendance in class is essential to receiving the
maximum benefit from the educational experience.  A student is to attend
and be on time for all classes and lab/shop/clinic sessions.  In all cases of absences, the student is responsible for making up all missed class work and for coming prepared to the class following the absence.

SPECIAL NOTES: none

Course Outline:

Atomic Structure
Ohm's Law
Static Electricity
Magnetism
Resistors
Series and Parallel Circuits
Meters
Power Supplies
Induction
Capacitors
A/C Circuits
Single Phase Circuits
T
hree Phase Circuits

Components

Sensors

Safety switches

 
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