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Areas of Study | | ELEC255 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: ELEC255
COURSE TITLE:Service Electronics
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2
CONTACT HOURS:30
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:90
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will cover troubleshooting electric and electronic control devices and HVAC control systems. Systematic diagnosis and troubleshooting methods and procedures will be stressed.

PREREQUISITES:
ELEC150

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the different types of transformers, how they operate and how to troubleshoot.
  • Describe the differences between low-voltage and high-voltage controls.
  • Describe the functions of mechanical and electromechanical controls.
  • Describe how a volt meter is used to troubleshoot electrical circuits.
  • Describe how an ammeter is used to troubleshoot an electrical circuit.
  • Recognize and troubleshoot a basic electronic circuit board.
  • Develop basic troubleshooting techniques.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Transformers
  2. Thermostats, Pressure Switches and other Electric Control Devices.
  3. HVAC Control Systems and Components.
  4. Troubleshooting Electric Control Devices-Air Conditioning Systems
  5. Circuitry and Troubleshooting of Modern HVAC Control Systems.
  6. Solid-State Devices

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Student will be evaluated in five areas:
Class participation
Homework
Labs
Tests
Final Exam

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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