Electronics Technology

ELE-116 - BLUEPRINT READING

Lecture: 1

Credit: 1

This course discusses the specific data that is drawn on a blueprint and explains how to read and interpret the drawing format. Students will learn orthographic and isometric drawings to understand shapes, sizes, and dimensions. Students will study building terms and construction features of carpentry, masonry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing trades.

ELE-127 - TROUBLESHOOTING

Lecture: 0.5

Lab: 1

Credit: 1

This course introduces students to the fundamental sequence of steps that can be applied when attempting to locate and repair problems in electrical and mechanical equipment. Students will learn how to use proper testing equipment to assist in finding faulty components. Students will learn how to plan a course of action for troubleshooting and repairs of equipment.

ELE-130 - HOME AND FARM ELECTRICITY

Lecture: 1

Lab: 2

Credit: 2

This course introduces the requirements for residential and farm electrical systems. Emphasis will be placed on local and national Electrical Codes. Hands-on experience will include such activities as basic wiring of the service entrance, circuits, switches, receptacles, lighting, special appliance circuits, and motor circuits. This course is specifically designed for students not choosing a construction curriculum.

ELE-195 - MOTOR CONTROLS

Lecture: 1

Lab: 4

Credit: 3

This course discusses Motor Controls, components, operation and service. Students will learn electric relay control of AC and DC electric motors found in industrial applications. Students will also learn industry-relevant skills including how to operate, install, design, and troubleshoot AC and DC motor control circuits.

ELE-218 - MOTION CONTROL

Lecture: 1

Lab: 2

Credit: 2

This course is an introduction to electronic motion control in industrial control systems. Students will work with motion control software, which communicates to servo controllers, servo drives, and motion controllers in industrial control systems. Precise torque, velocity, and position of rotary and linear prime movers or actuators are controlled with resolvers and encoders will also be studied.

ELE-219 - SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISITION

Lecture: 1

Lab: 4

Credit: 3

This course discusses concepts related to acquiring data to monitor automated control systems (SCADA). Students will design and configure a SCADA control systems project using computer hardware, software, and networking.

ELE-310 - INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY

Lecture: 1

Lab: 2

Credit: 2

This course discusses important properties of electricity and the common electrical elements found in industrial settings. Students will learn how to install and wire electrical components. Students will also learn how to layout a project; estimate wiring quantities, lengths, and sizes between panels and properly size and install conduit.

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