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TST 156
Electrical Principles


Credits: 1- 10
Clock Hours per Quarter: 140

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60    Lab Hours:80


Description
Comprehensive study of electrical systems emphasizing fundamentals, safety, component and system diagnostics and repair, and electro-hydraulic theory used in all Outdoor Power Equipment necessary for EETC technician certification.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic concepts of electrical theory, parts of the circuit, sources of electricity, and conductors.
  • Recognize the difference between Amps, Ohms, Volts, the proper tool to check each, and the effects each has on the system.
  • Identify electrical symbols used on wiring diagrams and schematics to safely troubleshoot and understand electrical circuits.
  • Demonstrate a woring knowledge of the theory and diagnosis of starting systems, testing and rebuilding.
  • Explain the theory and diagnosis of charging systems, testing, and rebuilding including the effects on the battery.
  • Discuss the theory and diagnosis of both battery and magneto ignition systems and safety circuits, why they are important, and how to troubleshoot them.
  • Identify and trace lighting and acessory circuits.
  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot by measuring voltage drop and amp flow through circuits and the potential hazards involved.

  • Course Topics
  • Fundamentals of electricity
  • Basic Circuitry and test equipment
  • Circuit testing and schematic diagrams
  • Starters
  • Battery and charging circuits
  • Ignition circuits
  • Lighting and accessory, safety circuits
  • Troubleshooting and safety

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    TST 156
    Winter 2005
    2350
    George Klein
    TST 156
    Winter 2005
    2350
    DEWAYNE RHODES


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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