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Motors and Controls

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 112 or ELC 113
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of motors and motor controls. Topics include ladder diagrams, pilot devices, contactors, motor starters, motors, and other control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly select, connect, and troubleshoot motors and control circuits.

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to control circuits.
·3. Interpret and use ladder and wiring diagrams, symbols, and schematics.
·4. Demonstrate and describe the use of relays, contactors, motor starters and pilot devices in electrical control circuits.
·5. Describe principles and operations related to electrical control circuits.
·6. Describe the concepts of rotating electrical machinery.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: ELC 112 or ELC 113

2014FA - New Course Version (S23518)

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