Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

31-413-355 022726 Electricity-Linepersons

Outline of Instruction

Course Information

Description | 31-413-355 ELECTRICITY-LINEPERSONS ...electric power/energy, three-phase voltage generation, three-phase circuit power, transformer operation principles, transformer connections, and safety practices in high voltage applications. (Prerequisite: 31-413-353, Electricity-Basic) |
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Total Credits | 2 |

Prior Learning Assessments

None

Course Competencies

- Explain the operation of common electromagnetic devices
- Calculate the circuit values of voltage, current, resistance, and power, for an AC resistive circuit
- Describe the effects of inductance and inductive reactance on AC circuits
- Explain the effects of capacitance, and capacitive reactance on AC circuits
- Apply right angle trigonometry and the Pythagorean theorem to solve values of voltage, current, impedance, power factor and phase angles of given AC reactive circuits
- Calculate values of voltage, current, impedance, power, and power factor, and phase angle for resistive-inductive (R-L) series and parallel AC circuits.
- Calculate values of voltage, current, impedance, power, phase angle, and power factor, for resistive-capacitive (R-C) series and parallel AC circuits
- Calculate values of voltage, current, impedance, power, phase angle and power factor, for a resistive-inductive-capacitive (R-L-C) AC circuits.
- Analyze examples of industrial power circuits
- Describe the operating principles, and basic types, of direct current generators
- Describe the operating principles of single and three phase alternating generators
- Characterize the three phase systems commonly used for power distribution
- Explain the principles of operation, and the physical requirements of single phase transformers.
- Explain the principles of operation of three phase transformers
- Distinguish between the types of, and draw the proper connections for, common instrument transformers

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