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College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATBC 1260 - Construction-Wiring Commercial & Industrial

Credit Hours: 2.00
Prerequisites: ATBC 1250  or ELEC 1300 

The course covers special purpose commercial and industrial wiring problems, including a practical approach to wiring methods, lighting (design and maintenance) equipment, and other materials and components peculiar to modern application of the National Electrical Code (NEC).

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES

  1. Given standard provided within the text, define the two types of electricity. Performance is satisfactory when the definition conforms to standards within the text.
  2. Using guidelines provided within the text, describe the ways in which electricity is generated. Performance is satisfactory when the description conforms to guidelines.
  3. Using guidelines provided within the text, describe how electrical power is distributed into service. Performance is satisfactory when the description conforms to guidelines.
  4. Using guidelines provided within the text, describe various standards that insure electrical safety. Performance is satisfactory when the description conforms to guidelines.
  5. Using guidelines provided within the text, list various tools and equipment used primarily for electrical work. Performance is satisfactory when the list conforms to guidelines.
  6. Using guidelines provided within the text, describe the use of special devices used only by industrial electricians. Performance is satisfactory when the description conforms to guidelines.
  7. Given standards provided within the text, describe the proper method of making splices. Performance is satisfactory when the description conforms to guidelines.
  8. Using guidelines provided within the text, list the different types of incandescent lamps. Performance is satisfactory when the list conforms to guidelines.
  9. Using guidelines provided within the text, describe the difference between a preheat and an instant start fluorescent lamp. Performance is satisfactory when the description conforms to guidelines.
  10. Given appropriate data, determine what agencies regulate wiring codes. Performance is satisfactory when determination conforms to accepted standards.
  11. Given appropriate data, determine what a hazardous condition is according to the NEC. Performance is satisfactory when determination conforms to accepted standards.
  12. Using guidelines provided within the text, describe the major components of a mechanical generator. Performance is satisfactory when the description conforms to the guidelines within the text.
  13. Using guidelines provided within the text, list three types of DC motors. Performance is satisfactory when the list conforms to guidelines.
  14. Using guidelines provided within the text, list three types of AC motors. Performance is satisfactory when the list conforms to guidelines.
  15. Given standards provided within the text, describe methods used to conserve electric energy. Performance is satisfactory when the description conforms to guidelines.

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
  2. Grade Criteria and Methods
  3. Plans and Site Work
  4. The Unit Substation
  5. Feeder Bus System
  6. Panelboards
  7. Trolley Busways
  8. Using Wiring Tables
  9. Signaling Systems
  10. Motors and Controllers
  11. Motor Installation
  12. Special Equipment
  13. Ventilating, AC and Other Facilities
  14. System Protection
  15. Lightning Protection
  16. Site Lighting
  17. Hazardous Locations

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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