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BCT 274 - Electrical VII

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

Continuation of BCT 273 . Includes advanced controls, signaling systems, specialty transformers, standby and emergency systems, welding machines, HVAC controls, and heat tracing and freeze protection.

Prerequisite(s): BCT 273  
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the use of solid state controls.
  2. Demonstrate the proper installation procedures for security and fire systems.
  3. Discuss the installation of specialty transformers.
  4. Differentiate standby and emergency power systems.
  5. Discuss welding machines and their power requirements.
  6. Troubleshoot HVAC controls.
  7. Describe heat tracing and freeze protection.

Outline:
  1. Advanced Controls
    1. Solid-state
    2. Motor breaking
    3. Safety interlocks
  2. Signaling Systems
    1. Security
    2. Fire
    3. Installation
  3. Specialty Transformers
    1. Potential
    2. Current
    3. Constant current
    4. Shielded
    5. Sizing
    6. Installation
  4. Standby and Emergency Systems
    1. Generators
    2. Batteries
  5. Welding Machines
    1. Types
    2. Method of operation
  6. HVAC Controls
    1. Internal controls
    2. Solid-state circuitry
    3. Safety controls
  7. Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection
    1. Installation techniques
    2. Resistance heating
    3. Impedance heating
    4. Skin effect heating


Effective Term:
Spring 2015



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