2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELPT 1311 - Basic Electrical Theory

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3 Lab: 1
An overview of the theory and practice of electrical circuits including calculations as applied to alternating and direct current.
Prerequisite: None
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Explain atomic structure and basic values such as voltage, current, resistance, and power. 2 - Determine electrical values for combination circuits in direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) containing resistance, inductance, and capacitance. 3 - Summarize the principles of magnetism 4 - Calculate voltage drop based on conductor length, type of material, and size. 5 - Utilize electrical measuring instruments.