Sep 28, 2023
ELEC 1310 - Electrical-Basic Direct & Alternating Current Motor Control Circuits
Credit Hours: 2.00
Prerequisites: ATAM 1350 or ELEC 1300
(formerly ATEE 1250)
ELEC 1310 provides an introduction to D.C. and A.C. motor control circuits. Topics include fundamental concepts of electricity and magnetism, series and parallel circuits, D.C. motors and generators, basic electrical instruments, A.C. motors, and electric motor control symbols and circuits.
Billable Contact Hours: 2
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the operation of AC motors.
- Identify the parts of an A.C. and D.C. motor
- Single phase motors
- Three phase motors
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the operation of DC motors.
- Series motors
- Shunt motor
- Complex motor
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
- 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.
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Orientation - Single-Phase Motor and Introduction
- Motor Maintenance and Installation
- Basic Motor Control
- Controllers, Relays and Timers
- Three Phase Motors and Generators
- Three Phase Motors, controls and Full Voltage Starting
- Motor Acceleration and Deceleration
- Special Motors
- Power Distribution and Monitoring Systems
- D.C. Motors, Generators and Controls
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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