This is designed to teach students the basic concepts of electricity, voltage, current, power, and resistance. Topics include fundamental circuit laws and their applications on basic DC circuit analysis, on series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits. The course also covers basic concepts of alternating current specific to the industrial worksite including electromagnetism, transformers, motors, generators, circuit protection devices, and other key electrical components.
This course is open to Applied Process Technology, Power Plant Technology, Electric Utility Technology, Mechatronics, or Petroleum Technology majors only. Other students may be admitted with coordinator consent.