Sep 17, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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APT 155 - Electrical and Electronic Fundamentals


3 Credit(s)
The course covers electrical laws and principles pertaining to DC and AC circuits. Topics covered include current, voltage, resistance, power, inductance, capacitance, and transformers. Proper use of standard electrical tests, electrical equipment and troubleshooting principles are stressed. Safety procedures are emphasized throughout the course. This course also introduces the principles which describe the operation of DC and AC circuits, covering both steady and transient states, and applies these principles to three-phase supplies, transformers, DC machines and three-phase induction motors. New topics included in this edition are a complete update on semiconductor diodes and transistors, and additional material on batteries, fuel cells and alternative and renewable energies, test and measuring instruments.

Pre/Corequisite(s): Satisfactory numerical and algebraic placement test scores or MATH 101   or MATH 113 .



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