Prerequisite: ELEC 051
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; MATH 030 or MATH 030D or MATH 033 or appropriate placement
This is an introductory course for linemen and those interested in a career in the power utility industry. This is the third class of a five class program designed to provide the student with knowledge and skills with electrical power distribution systems. This course further explains the distribution of electrical energy, starting with the various methods of generation, through a more extensive look into various transmission systems, into the rural and urban substations, and ending at the customer's service entrance. Course content includes safety, electrical theory of generation, transmission, distribution, substations, transformers, and applied mathematics related to the components of an electrical power distribution system.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921