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

ECMT 160 - Electrical System Design 2

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

Prerequisite(s): ECMT 120  or permission of the instructor

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 examines electrical heating systems, low-voltage control systems, residential and commercial services, and motor control systems. Wiring of swimming pool equipment is also covered. Students will complete an electrical floor plan of a residence as a requirement for this course.

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

  1. Apply the basic electrical principles to the design and operation of electrical equipment
  2. Understand and apply the theory of residential electrical heating systems
  3. Understand the basic operation of a residential fire detection system
  4. Exhibit the knowledge required to size and install a small emergency back up system in accordance with the NEC.
  5. Understand the NEC rules pertaining to the wiring of swimming pools, fountains and similar installations.
  6. Read and interpret ladder diagrams pertaining to basic motor controls.