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HET 106 - Heavy Equipment Electrical Fundamentals

Unit(s): 4.0

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This introductory course is designed to familiarize the student with the heavy equipment’s electrical and electronic systems. Topics covered include fundamentals of electricity, basic circuits, schematics, symbols, diagrams, DVOM, graphing multimeter and oscilloscope usage, wire repair techniques, electrical components, semiconductors (including IC), battery, charging, starting, accessory, and instrumentation systems. Demonstrations using the A-Tech circuit boards will be used to illustrate electrical principles, including strategy-based diagnostics.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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