Heavy Equipment Electrical Systems


Introduction to the basic principles of electricity, electrical safety, electrical measurement (Ohm's Law), electrical terminology, schematic reading, chemical and mechanical generation of electricity, starting circuits, charging circuits, voltage regulators, switches, solenoids, and electrical control devices. Topics also cover basic electrical/electronic system principals, sensor type and function, sensor testing, system analysis using Volt Ohm Meter (VOM), and special tooling. (Formerly HEO140) 2 Credits (1 Lecture - 3 Lab)