This course provides a foundation for the study and understanding of industrial power systems; the make-up of how electrical power is delivered to the typical industrial/manufacturing facility; and the subsequent distribution of that power throughout the facility until it reaches the end user or equipment. It surveys the 2017 National Electric Code and 2018 OSHA standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace with an examination of how these codes and standards are applied. It examines electrical fundamentals for the maintenance technician and allows for a complete understanding of the technician’s role. The topic of safety and the use of safe work practices are addressed as paramount while working with and around power systems.
School of Engineering and Computing
Electrical Engineering Technology (ELT)
3 hours of lecture per week