Jan 31, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ELEC-155 Electric Motors Transformers and Power

Credits 2 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisites: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016). Prerequisite: ELEC-133  and MATH-021  Student must place higher than MATH-021  on the MCC placement test.
This course will examine motor fundamentals and power distribution systems found in residential commercial or industrial settings. The operating principles control methods and power requirements of electric motors will be analyzed and motor selection and sizing will be performed for various applications. In addition polyphase power distribution and transformation will be analyzed and sized to support industrial and commercial applications preparing the student for a career in various industries.

Course Outcomes
1. Work safely around industrial and residential electrical systems 2.Describe an electrical power distribution system 3. Analyze polyphaser and single phase distribution systems 4. Calculate the electrical parameters of three phase and single phase distribution systems 5. Describe the operating principles of DC motors 6. Describe the operating system of AC motors 7. Describe the operating principles of motor drives 8. Capture motor data from a nameplate 9.Calculate electrical and mechanical parameters 10. Design an electrical system for various residential, industrial and commercial applications 11. Design a motor-based solution for various residential, industrial and commercial applications