Basic Electrical Technology for Plumbing
Course ID: PLUM 116
This course provides students with knowledge and skill in the areas of electrical safety, electrical terminology, and the use of a meter to measure voltage, current, and resistance. This course also covers types of wire, wire sizing, wiring methods, and problem-solving with Ohm’s Law. Instruction is provided in sizing wire, proper grounding methods, single-phase and three-phase circuits, circuit breakers, and fuses. Students practice methods of stripping, splicing, and terminating wires for installation of common appliances requiring electricity, such as a garbage disposal or water heater. Course is designed to assist students in preparing for related portion of NOCTI exam. Lecture 3 hours/Laboratory 2 hours/Total 5 hours per week.
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