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ETEC 111 - Motors, Motor Controllers and Process Controllers, Generators and Power Supplies

Unit(s): 4

Prerequisite:ETEC 102, ETEC 103, ETEC 107
Transfers to: CSU

This introductory course in the fundamentals of motors, motor and process controllers, generators, and power is for students already working as or seeking employment as an electrician, and who want to meet occupational goals, continue their university education, or increase their skill levels. The course covers the operational theory and practices associated with motors and generators and power supplies. Students study and interpret the NEC, paying particular attention to NEC requirements for grounding, grounding system components, principles of operation, design and fault current calculations, as well as local ordinances and regulations related to wiring installations and principal circuit requirements covering wiring installations and principal circuit requirements. In addition, extensive hands-on lab exercises are provided to reinforce these concepts.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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