Jan 18, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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BCT 273 - Electrical VI

4 Credits, 6 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 4 lab periods

Continuation of BCT 272 . Includes load calculations-feeders and services, health care facilities, standby and emergency systems, basic electronic theory, fire alarm systems, and specialty transformers.

Prerequisite(s): BCT 272  or concurrent enrollment.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Calculate loads and ampacities for single-phase and three-phase feeders.
  2. Describe the categories and branch portions of the distributions circuits.
  3. Explain the difference between emergency systems, legally required standby systems, and optional standby systems.
  4. Identify electronic system components.
  5. Define the unique terminology associated with fire alarm systems.
  6. Identify various specialty transformer applications.

Outline:
  1. Load Calculations-Feeders and Services
    1. Services
    2. Feeders
    3. Branch circuits
    4. Single and multi-motor circuits
  2. Health Care Facilities
    1. Installation of circuits
    2. Requirements for life safety
    3. Critical circuits
  3. Stand-by and Emergency Systems
    1. NEC requirements
    2. Electric generators
    3. Storage batteries
  4. Basic Electronic Theory
    1. Electronic motors
    2. Control circuits
  5. Fire Alarm Systems
    1. Security
    2. Fire
    3. Installation
  6. Specialty Transformers
    1. Potential
    2. Current
    3. Constant current
    4. Shielded
    5. Sizing
    6. Installation


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2018/19



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