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Power Electricity 1: Motors

Credits: 1
Course Number: 10-620-161

Course Description

10-620-161 POWER ELECTRICITY 1: MOTORS ...This course provides the opportunity for the student to develop the knowledge, skills, process and understanding of: Causes and results of magnetism and magnetic fields, laws of magnetic/electric interactions, DC Series, Permanent Magnet, Shunt, and Compound motor performance and operating characteristics. (Prerequisite: 10-660-116, Intro to AC/DC)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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What will I learn?

  1. Explore Magnetism and the effects on Rotating Machines
  2. Identify DC Motor and Generator Operational Characteristics
  3. Investigate 3-Phase Power Systems
  4. Examine Single and 3-Phase Induction Motor Operational Characteristics
  5. Classify Electrical Shock Hazards and appropriate PPE Gear

Class Details

Class Number:
Blended - 50%-99% Online
Fall 2024
Troy Giese
Date Range:
Estimated Cost:
$186.35 *

Class Notes

  • This class consists of both lecture and hands-on lab activities. You can watch the lectures on video through the NWTC Canvas learning management system. You will complete the hands-on lab activities in either ET129 or ET120 lab space during the posted open lab times. Plan on spending approximately 30 hours to complete this course. Before beginning work in this class, please meet with an instructor in ET129 or ET120 during posted open lab times.

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Tech Hall Lab, Room ET129, is open Mon-Thurs 8am-8pm; Fridays 8am-3pm; Saturdays 8am-1pm. The Lab will observe all College closure holidays and breaks.

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
08/19/24 - 10/14/24 Anytime
Green Bay Campus Room ET129

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost