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    Sep 28, 2023  
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog 
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MET 130 - Industrial Electrical Systems

4 Credit Hours

This course covers the principles and application of alternating (AC) and direct (DC) current electricity, industrial sequential control and electrical controls construction as found in a typical manufacturing environment. Topics include AC and DC circuit analysis and measurement in resistive, capacitive and inductive circuits; AC fixed speed motor control; control transformers, relays, timers, and counters; mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic input and output devices; sequencing and logic functions; introduction to component and systems troubleshooting; electrical wiring practices; conduit and raceways; and requirements for conductors, disconnects and raceways as specified by the National Electric Code (NEC). Completion of this course provides the student with all of the basic electrical skills and knowledge required by the National Center for Integrated Systems Technology (NCIST) Advanced Manufacturing Program in Integrated Systems Technology. All course material is supplemented with practical hands-on exposure to the items described.

Prerequisite(s): MAT 110 

Students are granted credit for Mechatronics Engineering Technology (MET) courses by articulation after completion of the course competencies through courses offered by RACC’s Workforce and Economic Development/Community Education Division. Students should contact the division to obtain information on course offerings.

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