The student will be able to:
1. make circuit calculations using OHM's Law and WATTS Law.
2. analyze and evaluate series, parallel, and series parallel
3. apply Basic Circuit Law to interpret circuit faults.
4. identify and give characteristics of rechargeable and
non-rechargeable cells and batteries.
5. translate horsepower into watts and vice-versa when
determining motor or generator input and output requirements.
6. evaluate power operational costs of electrical appliances.
7. demonstrate the ability to read the typical home type
watt-hour and gas meter and compute monthly energy costs.
8. evaluate the feasibility of various "energy saving" devices
using electronic laws, basic physical principles, and
known operating efficiencies of various devices.
9. explain the basic operating principle and efficiency of the
microwave oven and compare power requirement to that of a
10. demonstrate the characteristics of basic magnetism and
magnet or non-magnetic properties of common materials.
11. identify the characteristics of the three common types of
brush motors or generators.
12. describe the basic characteristics of capacitors, inductors
13. relate the properties of the common AC Sine Wave.
1. Atom Structure.
2. OHM's Law.
3. Units of Measurement.
4. Power Law.
5. Series Circuits.
6. Parallel Circuits.
7. Series-Parallel Circuits.
8. Maximum Power Transfer.
9. Power and Operating Costs.
10. Energy Cost Computations.
11. Energy Saving Devices.
12. Cells and Batteries.
14. Motors and Generators.
18. AC (Alternating Current).
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
20 - 30%
|Homework problems, Quizzes||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
70 - 80%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
ELECTRICITY & BASIC ELECTRONICS by Steven R. Matt.