Electricity & Cabling I & II

Instructor: Aaron Payne

Email:
apayne1@bedford.k12.va.us  

Website:
http://bedford.va.k12us.com/apayne1
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Grade Level(s): 11-12

Location: 600 Edmund St, Bedford Va. 24523

Susan G Gibson Science and Technology Center

Course Outline

Electricity I

 

 

INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Aaron Payne

SCHOOL PHONE: 540-586-3933 (8:15-3:45)

COURSE LENGTH: 36 Weeks (540 Hours)

Email: apayne1@bedford.k12.va.us

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

 

In the first year at Susan G Gibson Science and Technology Center, the student develops electrical safety skills, use of tools, and knowledge of electrical control circuits through actual hands-on projects.  Blueprint reading, circuit diagraming and residential electrical design are practiced, along with lab projects.  Electrical theory is studied though class lecture, self-study in lab kits, and classroom demonstrations.(540 HRS)

 

 

COURSE OUTLINE:

           

                I–INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL SAFETY

                           Electrical Hazards

                           OSHA Standards

                           Ladders and Scaffolds

                           General Construction Safety

                     Electrical Theory One

                           Introduction to Electrical Theory One

                           Resistance; Schematic Representation of Circuit Elements

                           Electrical Power

                     Electrical Theory Two

                                Resistive Circuits

                           Applying OHMs Law to Resistive Circuits

                           Kirchhoff’s Law

 

                  II-ALTERNATING CURRENT

                           Sine Wave Generation

                           AC Phase Relationship

                           Resistance in AC Circuits

                           Capacitance

                      Electrical Test Equiptment

                           Analog Meters

                           Digital Meters

                           Continuity Tester

                      Introduction to NEC

                           Purpose and History

                          
 III–RACEWAY BOXES AND FITTINGS

                           Metal Conduit Fittings; Boxes, Bushings and Locknuts

                           Raceway  Supports

                           Cable Trays

                           Underground Systems

                     Fasteners and Anchors

                           Threaded and Non-Threaded Fasteners

                           Hammer-Driven Pins and Studs

                           Powder-Actuated Tools and Fasteners

                     Hand Bendings

                           Introduction to Hand Bending

                           Offsets, Saddle Bends

                           Cutting,, Reaming

                  IV-BOXES AND FITTINGS

                           Introduction to Outlet Boxes and Fittings

                           Pull and Junction Boxes

                           Outletboxes in Hazardous Locations

                     Conductors

                           Ampacity

                           Conductors Insulation

                           Fixture Wires

                           Fish Tape, Feeding Conductors into Conduit

                     Conductor Terminations and Splices

                           Stripping and Cleaning conductors

                           Guidelines for Installing Conductors

                           Taping Electrical Joints

 

              The apprentice will be expected to supply small electrical tool kit ,work boots, pencil, paper, 3-ring binder, colored pencils and  appropriate dress.  Book bags and back packs are not allowed in lab. We will supply  the necessary tools and materials to complete the program and would  recommend the apprentice bring their own, only if they desire.

 

Grades will be calculated in the following formats:

 

Summative 60%

Summative work consists of:  tests, evaluations, assessments, mastery of competencies (including work place readiness skills, professionalism, and safety), cumulative projects, and state exam benchmark assessments

 

Formative 40%

Formative work consists of:  daily lab and classroom assignments, written  work designed to enhance learning , reports, homework, quizzes, participation in Skills USA club organization (Professional Development Program-PDP), and development of professional competencies

 


Susan G. Gibson Science and Technology Center

Course Outline

Electricity II

 INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Aaron D.Payne

SCHOOL PHONE: 540-586-3933 (8:15-3.45))

COURSE LENGTH: 36 Weeks (540 Hours)

Email: apayne1@bedford.k12.va.us

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The second-year student will complete a comprehensive in-depth study of the national electric code, blueprint reading, residential electrical job cost, and material and system-design computations.  In-depth experience is given in actual wiring or residential circuits.  In the program at Susan G Gibson Science and Technology Center, the student may advance in skills competence at a comfortable rate.  Other areas of study include industrial motor control wiring, and cabling.  Students who enroll should possess good mathematical  skills and mechanical aptitudes.(540 HRS)

 

COURSE OUTLINE:

           

                I–INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL BLUEPRINTS

                                Interpret electrical symbols

                                Understand and define electrical terms

                                Analyzing electrical drawings

                     Wiring Devices

                           Location and application

                     Raceway, Box, and Fitting Fill Requirements

                           Conduit fill requirements

                           Conduit Bodies, Pull Boxes, and Junction Boxes

 

                 II- WIRING: COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL

                           NEMA Classifications

                           Wiring Techniques

                           Control Devices, Power Distribution Equiptment

                      Wiring Residential

                           Sizing Electrical Service

                           Sizing Neutral Conductors and Load Centers

                           Grounding Electric Service

                           Installing the Service Entrance, Panelboard location

                      Grounding

                                Purpose of grounding

                           NEC requirements, Bonding Service Equiptment

                           Effective Grounding Path

 

III–CIRCUIT BREAKERS AND FUSES

                           Circuit breaker ratings

                           Fault current protection

                           Overcurrents, Sizing

                           Short circuit calculations

                     Installation of Electrical Services

                           Electrical Generation and Distribution

                           Service Components

                           Material Take-off

 

                  IV-Electrical Lighting

                           Human Vision and Light Characteristics

                           Storage and Handling

                           Light Fixture Installation

                     Lamps, Ballasts and Components

                           Types of Lamps, Fixture Ballasts

                           Controls for Lighting, Emergency Management Systems

 

              The apprentice will be expected to supply small electrical tool kit,  work boots, pencil, paper, 3-ring binder, colored pencils and  appropriate dress.  Book bags and back packs are not allowed in lab. We will supply  the necessary tools and materials to complete the program and would  recommend the apprentice bring their own, only if they desire.

 

Grades will be calculated in the following formats:

 

Summative 60%

Summative work consists of:  tests, evaluations, assessments, mastery of competencies (including work place readiness skills, professionalism, and safety), cumulative projects, and state exam benchmark assessments

 

Formative 40%

Formative work consists of:  daily lab and classroom assignments, written  work designed to enhance learning , reports, homework, quizzes, participation in Skills USA club organization (Professional Development Program-PDP), and development of professional competencies

 

 

 





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