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ELC 126 Residential Wiring
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2011
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Residential wiring according to the National Electrical Code, with emphasis on proper use of materials and techniques for safe electrical installation or extensions in single- and multi-family dwellings.

Prerequisites: (MAT092 or MAT111 with a grade of "C" or higher) or placement into MAT121.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: N/A

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain common electrical symbols.
2. (Synthesis Level) Explain and demonstrate basic residential 120-volt and 220-volt wiring circuits by creating an electrical residential electrical system according to the NEC electrical code manual.
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze and select appropriate wire type, box size, and service panel equipment and determine wire size applications according to the NEC electrical code manual.
4. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate service panel calculations and review results to confirm for accuracy.
5. (Synthesis Level) Interpret electrical and construction blueprints to install a 200 Amp service panel according to the NEC electrical code manual and local power company.
6. (Analysis Level) Demonstrate correct methods of bending EMT conduit to system requirements, including determining when to use rigid, EMT, or PVC conduit.
7. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate electrical circuits using Ohm's law including calculating power, voltage, current, and resistance.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
National Electrical Code Manual URL:http://www.nfpa.org/aboutthecodes/AboutTheCodes.asp?DocNum=70&cookie%5Ftest=1