ELE 148 - Power Distribution Systems at New River Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Introduces transmission and distribution of electrical power. Includes application of transformers, distribution and over-current protection devices, substations, switchboards, feeders, bus-ways, motor control centers, generators, motors, and troubleshooting techniques associated with these systems and devices.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course introduces the Electrical Technology Student to fundamentals of electrical power distribution systems as it pertains to the distribution of electricity from the power station to the consumer. Provides instruction in a practical, straightforward, hands-on approach that covers the tasks and responsibilities facing today's professional residential, commercial and industrial electricians. Students will also learn how to troubleshoot, repair and maintain these systems.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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