ATEL-1300 Direct Current Fundamentals

3 Credits

Study of Ohm’s Law, electronic theory, series, and parallel circuits, Kirchhoff’s Law, motor sizes, wire sizes, voltage drop, wiring systems, and troubleshooting.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to Electrical Construction program.

ATEL-1310 Alternating Current Fundamentals

3 Credits

Study of three and four wire two-phase circuits, three-phase induction star and delta circuits, power balanced and unbalanced loads, transformer principles, characteristics and connection, electrical instruments, self synchronous systems, protective relays, lamps and illumination.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATEL-1300 Direct Current Fundamentals, or departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATEL-1330 National Electric Code

2 Credits

Study of the National Electrical Code (NEC) for wiring and apparatus. Topics include wiring design and protection, wiring methods and materials, general use equipment, special occupancies, special equipment, and use of table and diagrams for the solution of practical wiring problems.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Electrical Construction program, or departmental approval.

ATEL-1350 Industrial Safety

1 Credit

Study of selected topics to cover occupational safety and health. The student will become familiar with rules and regulations for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance.

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATEL-1360 Blueprint Fundamentals - Electrical

2 Credits

Study of selected topics to cover occupational safety and health. The student will become familiar with rules and regulations for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATEL-2300 Industrial Electronics Fundamentals I

3 Credits

Introduction to electronics which includes semi-conductor theory and circuits, transistor theory and circuits, power supplies, integrated circuits, oscillator circuits, photosensitive devices, and pulse circuits.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATEL-1310 Alternating Current Fundamentals, or departmental approval.

ATEL-2310 Industrial Electronics Fundamentals II

3 Credits

Study of electricity as it relates to environmental control systems, fire alarms, security systems, smoke detectors, and Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling (HVAC) systems.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATEL-2300 Industrial Electronics Fundamentals I, or departmental approval.

ATEL-2350 Programmable Logic Controllers

3 Credits

Introduction to programming techniques, and hardware configuration and theory of operation of a programmable logic controller. Systems to be studied may include the Allen-Bradley programmable logic controller (PLC) 2 and Modicon Industrial Controllers.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATEL-1300 Direct Current Fundamentals, or departmental approval.

ATEL-2500 AC/DC Motors & Generators

4 Credits

Direct current (DC) motor construction and principles of operation, kinds of DC motors and their characteristics and control, permanent magnet meter movement, ammeter and voltmeter construction, operation care and use, watt-meter and wheatstone bridge area. Other topics include DC motors, alternators, rotating magnetic fields, alternating current (AC) motors, speed control, types of winding, and introduction to AC motor control.

Lecture: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATEL-1300 Direct Current Fundamentals, and ATEL-1310 Alternating Current Fundamentals; or departmental approval.

ATEL-2510 Motor Controls

3 Credits

Direct current (DC) motor construction and principles of operation, kinds of DC motors and their characteristics and control, permanent magnet meter movement, ammeter and voltmeter construction, operation care and use, watt-meter and wheatstone bridge area. Other topics include DC motors, alternators, rotating magnetic fields, alternating current (AC) motors, speed control, types of winding, and introduction to AC motor control.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATEL-2310 Industrial Electronics Fundamentals II; or departmental approval.

ATEL-2700 Electrical Instrumentation

4 Credits

Introduction into various types of instruments employed in industry, along with operating principles and actual application. Instruments covered are those used in measurement, transmission, and control of various industrial processes.

Lecture: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATEL-2310 Industrial Electronics Fundamentals II or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.