May 24, 2022
ATBC 1250 - Construction-Wiring Residential
Credit Hours: 2.00
After a brief review of electrical fundamentals and Ohm’s law and its applications, this course covers basic code requirements, standard electrical symbols used on plans, and the installation of various types of wiring systems permitted by national and local codes. Latest methods for rewiring inadequate wiring systems are covered. Large appliance and service equipment installations are well stressed.
Billable Contact Hours: 2
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe a complete electrical circuit and its major components to an accuracy of 100%.
- List and describe ten tools used in the electrical trades and describe the safe use of each to an accuracy of 70%.
- Describe the reason for the proper connections for an electrical grounding system.
- Describe four electrical power systems for where and how each is used in residential and light commercial systems.
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:
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Class Organization and Introduction
- Grade Criteria and Methods
- Examination of Plans and Specifications
- Electrical Energy Fundamentals
- Electrical Circuit Theory
- Electrical Circuit Components
- Tools for the Electrician
- Safety for Grounding Essentials
- Wiring Systems
- Boxes, Fittings, and Covers
- Installing Boxes and Conductors
- Device Wiring
- Planning Branch Circuits
- Reading Prints and Wiring Circuits
- The Service Entrance
- Appliance Wiring & Special Outlets
- Mobile Home Wiring
- Low-Voltage Circuits
- Electrical Remodeling
- Electrical Meters
- Electrical Troubleshooting
- Specialized Wiring / WB - 20
- Motors and Motor Circuit
- Swimming Pool Wiring
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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