Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 245I - Industrial Instrumentation Technician Distribution, Transformers and Conductor Selection

4 Credit(s)

Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in a trade or industry- related occupation. This course explores control elements, transducers, and transmitters commonly used in process control. Students will learn a knowledge base consisting of the basic theory, vocabulary, and safety practices commonly used in process-control systems.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:

  1. Explain distribution equipment including grounding, switchboard and ground fault maintenance and transformers.
  2. Identify electrical drawing symbols.
  3. Discuss transformer types, construction, connections, protection, and grounding.
  4. Understand how capacitors and rectifiers are used in transformer application.
  5. Describe the types of conductors used in wiring systems.
  6. Explain the relationship between insulation, current-carrying capacity, and temperature ratings.

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