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Course Number: ELTN 1471 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Electrical Construction II

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Electrical sources, such as batteries and generators are studied in this course. Starting with the principles of generation and progressing through direct current generators, alternating current generators, and into the basics of direct current motors. There is also included a simple introduction to alternating current circuits and systems in the course. This course also covers an orientation as to the Apprenticeship Committee's operations and the sponsoring organizations. On-the-job safety is covered. The basics of blueprints and progressing into residential blueprints and the NEC concerning residential installations are covered. An exposure is given to grounding, fuses, overcurrent protection, and lighting for a deeper study later. (3 Lec. 3 Lab.)

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