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Basic Electricity

DSM120

Introduction to the basic principles of electricity, electrical safety, multimeters, Ohm's Law, magnetism, electrical terminology, operating procedures of analog and digital instruments, schematic reading, chemical and mechanical generation of electricity, starting circuits, charging circuits, voltage regulators, switches, solenoids, electrical control devices. Circuit analysis of parallel, series, and series-parallel networks. Emphasis on diagnosing and locating electrical malfunctions located in a circuit. 4 Credits (2 Lecture - 6 Lab) Prerequisite(s): Placement by Examination or MTH005.

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