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Electrical

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Electrical Wiring   (ELE-141)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fundamentals of electrical wiring explored and developed. Consideration given to wiring needs and requirements as applied to residential structures. The basic skills of electricity are designed to simulate the electrical construction environment. Execution of projects using electrical tools and materials. Fabrication/analysis of experiments from simple parallel and series circuits to complex servo-circuits.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe the fundamentals of electrical wiring.
  • Describe safety considerations in electrical wiring.
  • Provide evidence of experience of electrical wiring in construction.
  • Identify critical tools for electrical wiring in construction.
  • Identify simple series and parallel circuits.
  • Use basic analysis to determine voltage and currents in series and parallel circuits.

 
Electrical Print Reading: Control Portfolio   (ELE-143)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
This course provides a thorough coverage of control devices, symbols, and control diagrams of typical electrical machinery. Manual, automatic and remote control circuits are analyzed from a drawing, interpreting, analyzing and troubleshooting standpoint.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Discuss the typical elements found in diagrams of electrical machinery.
  • Describe the basic functions of the typical elements found in electrical machinery diagrams.
  • Given an electrical machine diagram, identify the type of control (manual, remote, etc.)
  • Provide evidence of the use of diagrams of electrical machinery.
  • Describe the main function of a circuit given its electrical machinery diagram.

 
Transmission and Distribution   (ELE-231)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Review of electric power transmission and distribution systems currently used by electric utility companies from the generating plant to the customer's service.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe the main elements of electrical power transmission.
  • Describe the main elements of electrical power distribution.
  • Discuss advantages and problems of the current methods used for power transmission and distribution.
  • Given an electrical transmission and distribution system, determine potential problems.
  • Identify future trends to be used by electric utility companies.
  • Provide evidence of experience with power transmission and distribution.

 
History of Technology   (HIS-390)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The development of electrical and electronic technology from the mid- nineteenth century to the present, including the impact of electrotechnology on society.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain the milestones in development of electrical and electronic technology from the mid- nineteenth century to the present
  • Provide a list of major inventions by inventors.
  • Describe the impact of electro technology on society.
  • Discuss the current research topics on electrical and electronic technology.

 
Quantitative Analysis   (CHE-231)   4.00 s.h.  
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This course provides lecture and laboratory experience in classical methods of gravimetric and volumetry analyses as well as electrical and spectroscopic analyses. 
Electrical Inspector, ICS I   (COD-121)   3.00 s.h.  
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An introduction to the principles, practices, and techniques of electrical system design, and of electrical inspection applied to industrial and large commercial structures under the uniform Construction Code. 
Telecommunications Technology I   (ELC-351)   3.00 s.h.  
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An introductory course covering the various telecommunications technologies now in operation; basic electrical theory & the evolution of electrical components: operation of the telephone, sound propagation, transmission systems (microwave cable & satellites), switching & networks. The concepts presented are reinforced by the use of block diagrams, field trips & case studies. 
Industrial Power Systems   (ELE-232)   3.00 s.h.  
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Modern engineering practices in industrial power systems, the planning of electrical facilities for industrial plants or commercial buildings, including laboratory experiments and field trips. 
Electrical Construction Estimating   (ELE-251)   3.00 s.h.  
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The student will study the costs conditioned by the contract documents for the electrical construction portion of commercial building projects and the techniques used by contractors to estimate these costs. The course will focus on the costs associated with commercial and residential electrical systems. 
Instrumentation Theory   (PSG-102)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Instrumentation Theory provides an overview of the basic electrical principles involved in polysomnographic recording. The course covers, in detail, issues related to patient safety, operation of PSG equipment, recording specifications involved in data acquisition, troubleshooting of recording equipment, and patient documentation.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Relate basic electrical principles to the performance of polysomnography.
  • Summarize the principles of electrical safety.
  • Explain the principles of operation of PSG equipment.
  • Explain the effects of digital sampling and resolution factors and time-base on signal display quality.
  • Outline the frequency and voltage characteristics of the physiologic signals measured during polysomnography.
  • Explain the principles of operation of ancillary monitoring equipment.
  • Choose, interface, and calibrate ancillary recording equipment.
  • Explain the principles of operation of oximeters and capnographs.
  • Explain the principles of electrode function and impedance measurements.
  • Explain the principles of analog and digital signal calibration.
  • Determine appropriate recording parameters based on the signal to be recorded.
  • Differentiate physiological signals from artifact.
  • Explain the principles for determining data validity.
  • Explain the principles of derivation, amplifier, and environmental alteration and documentation.

 
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