APR 286 - Motors 2
This course is a continuation of Motors 1. It addresses the relationship between electromechanical prime movers and the circuit elements used in their controls. The course progresses from electrical safety to electrical symbols and diagrams to control logic and devices. The focus will be on the operation, servicing, and troubleshooting of electromechanical systems beyond their initial design. Special emphasis is placed on the development of troubleshooting skills throughout the course.
Prerequisite: ET 229 or APR 285 .
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:
1. Be knowledgeable of electrical safety and dangers of electrical power.
2. Understand electrical symbols, abbreviations, and diagrams used in residential, commercial and industrial controls.
3. Be knowledgeable of standard control devices.
4. Understand the principles of control logic.
5. Be knowledgeable of troubleshooting techniques required for the maintenance of electromechanical devices and controls.
6. Have basic proficiency in the use of common tools and test equipment.
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