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2017-18 Catalog 
  
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Electronics - Industrial Electronics Certificate


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The Industrial Electronics Certificate trains students for careers in the operation, maintenance and repair of industrial electronic equipment. This certificate provides training in process control instrumentation and motors and motor control. All instruction emphasizes a hands-on approach utilizing sophisticated test equipment.

Credit Hours Required: 6

This certificate is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit the YC Answer Center.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Industrial Electronics Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe and utilize sensors commonly used in process control including: RTDs, thermistors, strain gauges, load cells, flow and level sensors, I/P and P/I transducers and differential pressure transducers. (ELT 171)
  2. Calibrate and test sensors and transducers commonly used in process control using process meters and documenting process calibrators. (ELT 171)
  3. Connect sensors, transducers and controllers to form functioning process control loops. (ELT 171)
  4. Analyze, troubleshoot and repair process control loops using process and instrumentation drawings (P&ID). (ELT 171)
  5. Describe, analyze and troubleshoot motor control devices to include switches, sensors and actuators. (ELT 272)
  6. Describe, interpret and analyze motor diagrams and schematics including: symbols, single line and block diagrams, and motor terminal connections and nameplate terminology. (ELT 272)
  7. Describe, analyze, install, and troubleshoot AC/DC motors and adjustable speed drives. (ELT 272)

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