2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
    Feb 28, 2020  
2019 - 2020 College Catalog

ECMT 142 - Elect. Codes and Standards II

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): Electrical Construction & Maintenance CERT, Electrical Construction & Controls AOS, Electrical Construction & Plumbing AOS, Electrical Construction & Refrigeration AOS, Electrical Controls & Electrical Construction AOS, Plumbing & Electrical Construction AOS, Refrigeration & Electrical Construction AOS, Integrated Energy Systems AOS, Electrical Construction & Instrumentation AAS, Integrated Energy Systems AAS.

Corequisite(s): ECMT 150  and ECMT 170 

This course involves the reading and interpretation of the National Electric Code (NEC) book to insure code compliance by the student on all projects in and out of the laboratory. Other important electrical codes and standards that are referenced in the NEC are discussed and examined. Electrical calculation problems are solved using the NEC as a reference. Selected topics from Chapter 4 in the NEC are examined. Locating information in the NEC is a significant component of this course.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course: The student successfully completing this course will:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to identify the components of an electrical service and perform a service calculation for a dwelling service.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to find the correct trade size raceway required for a given number of conductors using calculations and tables referenced in Chapter 9 and Annex C of the National Electrical Code.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to find the correct size box or fitting required for a given electrical installation using calculations and tables in Article 314 of the National Electrical Code.
  4. Locate and apply the installation requirements for various wiring methods found in Chapter 3.
  5. Locate the specific requirements of Article 410 and apply them to residential and commercial electrical installations.
  6. Locate and interpret the requirements of Articles 400 and 406 in the National Electrical Code.