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ATBC 1190 - Construction-Electrical Blueprint Reading (Commercial)

Credit Hours: 2.00


Prerequisites: None

The interpretation of plans for commercial type buildings in regards to the electrical installation involved. NEC requirements that pertain to commercial installations are analyzed.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Objectives:

  1. Determine the size and location of the electrical entrance service for an instructor provided plan of a commercial building to an accuracy of 70%.
  2. Calculate the electrical branch circuit requirements for an instructor provided plan of a commercial building to an accuracy of 70%.
  3. Identify and list the electrical equipment components and lighting components shown on a plan of a bakery to an accuracy of 70%.
  4. Locate, identify and list the electrical equipment components and lighting components shown on a plan of a beauty salon to an accuracy of 70%.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Class Organization and Introduction Grade Criteria and Methods Examination of Plans and Specifications
  2. Commercial Building Plans and Specifications Reading Electrical and Architectural Drawings
  3. Branch Circuits and Feeders Reading Electrical Drawings - Bakery
  4. Switches and Receptacles
  5. Branch Circuits (Bakery)
  6. Appliance Circuits (Bakery) Reading Electrical Drawings (Insurance Office)
  7. Special Systems Reading Electrical Drawings (Beauty Salon)
  8. Special Circuits (Owner’s Circuits) Panelboard Selection and Installation The Electric Service
  9. Lamps for Lighting Luminaries
  10. Emergency Power Systems Overcurrent Protection Fuses and Circuit Breakers
  11. Short Circuit Calculations & Coordination of Overcurrent Protective Devices
  12. Equipment & Conductor Short Circuit Protection
  13. The Cooling System
  14. Review of Course

Primary Faculty
Gordon, Victoria
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Jewett, Mark
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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