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ELC 221 Control Devices
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2013
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Electrical controls, instruments and devices for industrial equipment such as motor starting and speed control, voltage regulation and automatic controls for AC and DC machines.

Prerequisites: ELC220

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Apply basic electro-mechanical controls to machines and transformers.
2. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the use of feedback as applied to automatic controls to problem solve.
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain the operation of electronic motor speed controls.
4. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the operation of basic electronic control of direct current and alternating current generators.
5. (Evaluation Level) Outline and evaluate various types of sensors and their applications.
6. (Synthesis Level) Design and build a system that demonstrates the use of control devices and sensors.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation