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EST 108
Materials, Fasteners, and Raceways


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 70

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:40


Description
Learn to identify electrical materials and their applications. Students will classify, grade, and use fasteners, such as bolts, screws, and rivets. Proper torque values are explained. Provides training in electrical raceway types, tools, and procedures used in the electrical industry. Gain a working knowledge of appropriate tools and procedures in bending and installing various types of raceways in compliance with the NEC® and electrical safety.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Define application of trade terminology.
  • Explain the functional use of non-metallic vs. metallic boxes and raceways.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the types of fasteners used in the field.
  • Correctly identify various types and sizes of service equipment.
  • Demonstrate safe use of electrical benders and pipe threaders.
  • Demonstrate proper threading procedures on RMC.
  • Demonstrate proper bending procedures of various types of electrical raceways.
  • Reference installation requirements per the National Electrical Code (NEC®).
  • Discuss benefits and permitted locations of various types of raceway.

  • Course Topics
  • Conductors and cables.
  • Non-metallic boxes.
  • Metallic boxes.
  • Raceways.
  • Fittings.
  • Fasteners.
  • Service equipment.
  • Electrical application safety.
  • Proper tools and applications.
  • Types of raceways.
  • Raceways and the NEC®
  • Installation procedures.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 108
    Fall 2017
    0930
    Joseph Gonzalez
    EST 108
    Fall 2015
    0930
    Brian Evensen
    EST 108
    Fall 2014
    0930
    Brian Evensen
    EST 108
    Fall 2014
    0928
    Brian Evensen
    EST 108
    Fall 2013
    0928
    Brian Evensen


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.