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College Catalog Fall 2004 - Spring 2006
ECMT

ECMT 110 ELECTRICAL THEORY I

This course examines electrical theory and its practical application to electrical circuits and equipment. Topics include electron theory, Ohm's Law, types of electrical circuits, concepts in direct current circuits, and electromagnetism. Students perform a variety of calculations in relation to these topics.

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0) Fall

ECMT 120 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM DESIGN I

This course examines the design, planning, and installation of residential electrical systems and the function of each component. Topics include plans and specifications, design and operating principles of electrical equipment, and wiring methods used in residential systems. The standards required by the National Electrical Code are stressed throughout the course.

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0) Fall

ECMT 130 ELECTRICAL LABORATORY I

This course involves the planning, installation, and maintenance of residential electrical equipment. It provides the opportunity for students to develop and demonstrate their technical competencies on project work and, when available, field projects. (Fee)

Prerequisite: None

(4: 0, 12) Fall

ECMT 140 NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE

This course involves the reading and interpretation of the National Electric Code (NEC) book to ensure code compliance by students on all projects in and out of the laboratory. Code regulations are explained and procedures for calculations practiced in class. The course covers the National Electrical Code from the Introduction through Article 230.

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0) Fall

ECMT 142 NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE II

This course involves the reading and interpretation of the National Electric Code (NEC). Chapters 3 and 4 of the Code are covered, along with other selected articles. Code regulations are explained and procedures for calculations practiced in class.

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0) Spring

ECMT 150 ELECTRICAL THEORY II

This course provides instruction in the characteristics and applications of alternating current theory, from the point of production through its distribution and use in single- and three-phase systems. Students perform a variety of calculations in relation to these topics.

Prerequisite: ECMT 110 or permission of the instructor

(3: 3, 0) Spring

ECMT 160 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM DESIGN II

This course examines electrical heating systems, low-voltage control systems, residential and commercial services, and motor control systems. Wiring of swimming pool equipment is also covered. Students complete an electrical floor plan of a residence as a requirement for this course.

Prerequisite: ECMT 120 or permission of the instructor

(3: 3, 0) Spring

ECMT 170 ELECTRICAL LABORATORY II

This course involves the planning, installation, and maintenance of residential and commercial electrical systems, and provides students the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their technical competencies in the laboratory and, if available, on field projects.

Prerequisite: ECMT 130 or permission of the instructor

(4: 0, 12) Spring

ECMT 175 PHOTOVOLTAICS: DESIGN AND INSTALLATION

This is an introductory course in photovoltaics that explores the various types of systems available and the practicality of each for a given application. Calculations for sizing a system will also be addressed. The laboratory aspect of the course will provide hands-on experience with system components. Prior experience with electrical concepts, terminology, calculations, and the National Electric Code is required.

Prerequisite: Completion of, or enrollment in, the ECMT or RFAC program at SUNY Delhi, or permission of the Instructor.

(3: 2, 3)

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