Type
Post Secondary
Credits
2.00

Provides the opportunity for students to learn about power systems and variable speed drives (VSD's). Topics include electricity, electronics, power transmissions, motor operations, AC and DC motor drives, servo and stepper drives, peripherals and communication. Apprentices will also explore closed loop control, feedback devices, and drive maintenance and the troubleshooting of VSD's.  Course includes lab/shop and classroom lecture-lab hours. This course will also acquaint the apprentice with the interpretation of "Prints" (blueprints) and other engineering and manufacturing documentation. The primary focus of the course will be on the basics of prints and how they are used to convey information to technicians. Application of electrical prints from industrial settings will be studied.

Conditions
Students who specified one or more of these Programs of Study or Program Foci: Dairy Grazier, Data Analyst, Diesel Technician, Electrical and Instrumentation, Industrial Electrician, Instrumentation, IT Service Desk Technician, IT - Software Developer, Lubrication Technician, Machinist, Maintenance Technician, Medical Assistant, Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic, Plumbing, Tool & Die

Availability & Registration

We offer the following class sections for this course (50-414-504). View more class specific details and registration information by selecting a class number.