MRT 137 - Basic Marine Electrical Circuits at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on basic electrical circuits common to small boat operations. Includes fundamentals of generators, alternators and their regulators, storage batteries, lighting systems instruments, protective devices, and all other primary power circuits, and the proper methods of installation, testing, trouble shooting, and repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Diesel Marine Technician Required course for Career Studies Certificate in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology Elective course for Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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