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AGC 126 Electrical & Electronic Systems
Credit Hours:  1.0
Effective Term: Fall 2008
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Theory of operation, diagnostic procedures, safety and repair techniques related to electrical and electronic systems on diesel and heavy equipment.

Prerequisites: Must be sponsored by an AGC Contractor


Recommendations: The AGC Mechanic Apprentice Program was developed to provide a plan of approved training that will equip apprentices for profitable employment as skilled mechanics in the construction industry. Each apprentice is sponsored by a participating AGC member firm.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1.Identify various safety precautions that should be considered while working with electrical & electronic systems.
2.Identify the following electrical circuits: series, parallel, and series/parallel.
3.Explain Ohms Law and how voltage, amperage, and resistance relate to each other in an electrical circuit.
4.Identify a(n) conductor, insulator, and semi-conductor.
5.Identify the four major electrical faults: short, short to ground, open, and high resistance.
6.Explain how to check for voltage drops in the following circuits: cranking, charging, and lighting circuits.
7.Identify symbols that are used in electrical schematics.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Meet proficiencies as guided by the AED Foundation Standards for Construction Equipment Technology. (http://www.aednet.org/aed_foundation/pdf/standards-2005.pdf)
2. Use service manuals to identify manufacture’s acceptable equipment standards.