Sep 22, 2020
FACM 1030 - Basic Electricity Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This is an introductory course in basic electrical theory and practices. This course covers electrical safety, electrical terms, Ohms Law, AC/DC circuits, series/parallel circuit layout, electric meter operation, and repairs in both the HVAC and FACM fields. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
- Electric meters
- Electron theory
- Energy and power
- Magnetic fields
- Ohms Law
- Series and parallel circuits
- Wiring diagrams
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- explain the effect of electrical current on the human body.
- calculate the potential, current, and resistance of an electrical circuit using Ohms Law.
- explain electrical power and how it is measured.
- describe the operation of series electric circuits.
- describe the operation of parallel electric circuits.
- explain the proper operation and use of volt-ohm meters.
- measure electrical circuits using electrical test meters.
- wire and test electrical circuits.
- identify symbols used in basic schematic diagrams.
- demonstrate safety procedures.
- identify unsafe practices.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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