ETRIC148 - Electrical Systems with Simulation

Commercial project development, design team concepts are emphasized. Basic power devices, circuiting layout, overcurrent devices, raceways, and luminaries are covered.  Transmission lines, distribution voltage systems, load characteristics, short-circuit calculations, and load demands are discussed.

Credits: 5

Prerequisites: AMATH 170, ENGR& 111, ENGR& 112

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Winter, Summer


  1. Understand the National Electrical Code requirements in electrical designs.
  2. Ensure proper installation of motors and other devices used in electrical systems.
  3. Display knowledge of electrical systems lighting requirements.
  4. Understand the importance of Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) and ARc-Flash Circuit Interrupters (AFCI) requirements in electrical systems.
  5. Ensure that the National Electrical Code (NEC) grounding requirements are met in all installations.