100

ELC-100 Introduction to Electronics Technology

This course presents an orientation to the various subspecialties within the field, their interrelationships, and their range of applications. The course also covers introductory topics in electrical and electronics drafting, computer-aided circuit analysis, and electronic fabrication. Lecture [1.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

2

ELC-101 DC-Circuit Analysis

This course includes Ohm's and Kirchoff's laws for analysis of series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits, and Thevenin's and Norton's theorems for multiple-loop circuits. Capacitance and inductance transient behavior is also studied, as well as branch, mesh, and node analysis. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

ELC-110 Electric Power Technology

This course covers the basics of power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial applications from a practical viewpoint. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

ELC-120 Photovoltaic [PV] Systems Technology

This course covers the basics of how to site, design, and install photovoltaic [PV] systems. Topics include shading, the orientation of arrays, sizing for grid-connected and off-grid systems, design of systems for a given electrical load, safety practices for installers and the requirements of the National Electrical Code [NEC.] A PV system will be assembled and installed in class. This course can serve as a pre-requisite for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners [NABCEP.] Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3