Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-412-146 056839 Power Generation
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-412-146 POWER GENERATION ...this course is designed to familiarize diesel technician students with the basics of home standby and commercial generators. Electrical fundamentals, alternators, permanent magnet generators, circuit breakers, generator switchgear, auto transfer switches and automatic voltage regulators will be covered emphasizing home standby and commercial use generators.
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Explain and apply the basics of A/C electrical fundamentals
  2. Explain alternator operation in relation to electrical power generation
  3. Explain the operation of a circuit breaker.
  4. Explain the operation of a generator switch gear
  5. Explain the operation of a transfer switch.
  6. Describe the basic oporation of voltage regulator controls
  7. Interpret generator schematics and wiring diagrams