Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
31-413-355 022726 Electricity-Linepersons
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description31-413-355 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)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Explain the operation of common electromagnetic devices
  2. Calculate the circuit values of voltage, current, resistance, and power, for an AC resistive circuit
  3. Describe the effects of inductance and inductive reactance on AC circuits
  4. Explain the effects of capacitance, and capacitive reactance on AC circuits
  5. 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
  6. Calculate values of voltage, current, impedance, power, and power factor, and phase angle for resistive-inductive (R-L) series and parallel AC circuits.
  7. Calculate values of voltage, current, impedance, power, phase angle, and power factor, for resistive-capacitive (R-C) series and parallel AC circuits
  8. Calculate values of voltage, current, impedance, power, phase angle and power factor, for a resistive-inductive-capacitive (R-L-C) AC circuits.
  9. Analyze examples of industrial power circuits
  10. Describe the operating principles, and basic types, of direct current generators
  11. Describe the operating principles of single and three phase alternating generators
  12. Characterize the three phase systems commonly used for power distribution
  13. Explain the principles of operation, and the physical requirements of single phase transformers.
  14. Explain the principles of operation of three phase transformers
  15. Distinguish between the types of, and draw the proper connections for, common instrument transformers