2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

ELT 112 - AC Electrical Systems


Description: Utilize the principles of alternating current (AC) electricity and electronic test equipment to analyze, troubleshoot and repair AC electrical circuits.

Prerequisites:  ELT 111  (may be taken concurrently)

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Characteristics and laws of alternating-current
  2. Transformer theory and operation
  3. AC test equipment and safety
  4. Capacitive and inductive circuits
  5. Series and parallel RLC and resonant circuits
  6. Single and polyphase motors

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the principles of alternating current: voltage, current, frequency, phase angle and power. (1)
  2. Describe transformer action and operation including turns ratio, phase and power. (2)
  3. Demonstrate safe electrical practices for electronic test equipment to measure voltage, frequency and phase angle in AC circuits. (3)                        
  4. Analyze capacitive and inductive AC circuits. (4)
  5. Troubleshoot series, parallel, and series-parallel RLC and resonant circuits. (5)
  6. Troubleshoot single and poly-phase AC motors. (6)