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EL 150 - Electrical Schematics, Electrical Standards, and Codes

Credit Hours: 4
Contact Hours: 4

Prerequisites/Other Requirements: EL 132 (D- or Higher) OR Math Prerequisite

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: C or higher in one of the following courses: MA 097, MA 098, MA 105, MA 107, MA 108, MA 110, MA 124, MA 127, MA 129, MA 131, MA 133, MA 134, MA 245, MA 255, MA 257 or ALEKS score of 14 or higher

Corequisites: None
Description: Schematic print reading and comprehending Electrical Standards and Codes are essential for working safely on and understanding electrical systems. This course reviews the different types of electrical prints, concentrating on Electrical Schematics (Ladder Diagrams).  Also reviewed is the NFPA 79-Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery, the NFPA 70-National Electrical Code (NEC), and the NFPA 70E-Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.  In addition, other nationally recognized electrical safety standards as required by OSHA are covered.

Completion of this course combined with EL 144, EL 162, 163 allows students to sit for the Associate of Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) Mechatronics Certification Test - Industrial Electricity 1.

Department Consent: No Consent

General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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