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EST 133
Introduction to Controls


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 90

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:60


Description
Electrical safety and introduces control principles, operation, symbols & electrical diagrams, wiring, adjustment, and testing procedures for pressure, temperature, level and flow controls used in application of operational and safety controls of all industries. Manual, electric-mechanical, mechanical-electric and electronic controls will be covered. Prerequisite: EST 131, or grade of C or higher in EST 132, or instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Understand and demonstrate electrical safety
  • Demonstrate ability to identify symbols
  • Demonstrate ability to read line, schematic, pictorial drawings
  • Identify and define terms and use of control components
  • Understand and demonstrate ability to troubleshoot control circuits

  • Course Topics
  • Instruments and Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Symbols, Diagrams and Logic Applied to Line Diagrams, and Solenoids DC Generators, DC Motors, and AC Generators
  • AC Motors and Transformers
  • Contactors and Motor Starters
  • Control Devices (i.e. Pressure, Temperature, Level, Flow)
  • Reversing Motor Circuits and Power Distribution Systems
  • Solid-State Devices and System Integration
  • Timers and Counters and Relays and Solid-State Starters
  • Sensing Devices and Controls
  • Reduced-Voltage Starting and Accelerating and Decelerating Methods

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 133
    Fall 2014
    0933
    Brian Evensen
    EST 133
    Spring 2014
    0933
    Brian Evensen
    EST 133
    Winter 2014
    8242
    Chet Mills
    EST 133
    Winter 2014
    0933
    Brian Evensen
    EST 133
    Fall 2013
    8242
    Chet Mills


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    *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.