SRJC Course Outlines

4/21/2021 5:28:24 PMELEC 53.14 Course Outline as of Spring 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 53.14Title:  BASIC ROTATING MACHINERY  
Full Title:  Basic Rotating Machinery for Maintenance Technicians
Last Reviewed:1/31/2005

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ELEC299.43

Catalog Description:
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Basics of rotating machinery including both DC and AC motors and generators.  Includes three phase and single phase rotating machinery.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ELEC 53.13 ( or ELEC299.42)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Basics of rotating machinery including both DC and AC motors and generators.  Includes three phase and single phase rotating machinery.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ELEC 53.13 ( or ELEC299.42)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
 1.  Analyze the operating principles of several different types
     of AC and DC motors.
 2.  Compile proper safety procedures for working around motors and
     rotating machinery.
 3.  Originate and apply proper tag-out procedures when working on
     electrical equipment.
 4.  Evaluate and repair commutator and slip ring problems.
 5.  Evaluate and repair defective rectifiers in alternators.
 6.  Identify and evaluate various motor starting problems.
 7.  Describe the operation and principles of squirrel cage rotators
     in induction motors.

Topics and Scope
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1. Safety
2. Magnetism
  a. poles
  b. fields
  c. repulsion
  d. attraction
  e. permeability
  f. residual magnetism
3. Electromagnetism
  a. flux density
  b. field strength
  c. hysterisis
  d. effect of current increase and decrease
4. Counter current generation back EMF, Lenz's Law connection
5. Generators, basics of generating electric current, effects of magnetic
 field strength, speed of magnetic field cutting with a conductor,
 number of wires cut by magnetic fields
6. AC generation, (alternators) single phase machines
  a. slip rings-brushes
  b. rotating armature, stationary fields
  c. rotating fields, stationary armature
  d. self excitation
  e. external excitation
7. AC generation, (alternators) poly phase machines
  a. rotating armature, stationary fields
  b. rotating fields, stationary armature
  c. self excitation
  d. external excitation
8. Alternators with DC outputs
  a. rectification
  b. single phase
  c. poly phase
9. Types of machines
  1. series wound
     a. adding fields
     b. opposing fields
  2. shunt wound
  3. compound wound
     a. series-parallel
     b. parallel-series
10. DC Motors
   a. Series motors characteristics
   b. Shunt motor characteristics
   c. Compound motor characteristics
11. AC Motors, series (universal motors)
   a. characteristics
   b. comparison to DC series motors
12. AC Motors, induction
   a. Rotating magnetic fields-generation of
   b. Single phase rotating fields-generation of
   c. Poly-phase rotating fields-generation of
   d. Transformers and transformer action
   e. Eddy currents
   f. Stators
   g. Rotors
   h. Squirrel cage rotors
   i. Starting current
   j. Stall current
   k. Run current
13. Starting Single Phase Motors
   a. Synchronous motors
   b. Shaded pole motors
   c. Capacitor start
   d. Resistance start
14. Motor Controllers
   a. DC
   b. AC

Assignments:
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Application of concepts and problem solving in the following areas:
1. Compare, in writing, the operating principles of AC and DC motors.
2. Demonstrate and utilize proper safety techniques when working with
motors.
3. Inspect and repair commutators, slip rings and rectifiers.
4. Assess the operation of squirrel cage rotators use in induction motors.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 50%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 50%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Electric Motors and Drives - Fundamentals, Types & Applications, 2nd ed.
Hughes, Austin. Publisher: Butterworth-Heineman, 1993.
Rotating Electrical Machines and Power Systems. Patrick, Dale R. and
Fardo, Stephen W. Prentice-Hall, 2000.

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