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DC/AC Electricity

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of and computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits, components, operation of test equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, verify, and analyze simple DC/AC 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 electrical circuits.
·3. Construct and analyze series, parallel and combinations circuits using appropriate components.
·4. Use appropriate laws and formulas to perform circuit calculations.
·5. Interpret electrical schematics.
·6. Describe the characteristics of various power sources.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - New Course Version (S23481)

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: DMA 030

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002 and MAT 003

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DMA 030, DRE 098, MAT 003 and ENG 002

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