2014-2015 Catalog

ELTR - ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

ELTR 1030 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER FOR INDUSTRY:

This course is designed to help students learn to use the vendor software to communicate with, program, and troubleshoot the programmable logic controller covered in this course. The course will also cover the command structure and functions in building programs to run on the programmable logic controller. Other topics will include establishing communcation links, uploading and downloading programs using the personal computer, addressing I/O, program monitoring and program documentation.

1-3

ELTR 1035 PROCESS CONTROL TECHNIQUES:

This course is designed to teach students the basic techniques necessary to evaluate process control loop operation and make changes to controller settings to achieve an acceptable loop response. Students will be working with functioning process loops using industrial control components such as digital controllers, smart transmitters, and control valve/positioner final control elements. Techniques for setting up and calibrating components will be utilized. Tuning results will be documented with strip chart recordings of the process response.

1-3

ELTR 1501 ELECTRICAL SAFETY AWARENESS I

This course will provide an introduction to electrical awareness in various industries. Curriculum will be based on industry needs such as public safety, emergency preparedness, and worker protection. This course is for participants in industry such as, Operators, Supervisors, New Hires, or any other personnel that could be in the proximity of an electrical hazard boundary. Students will be introduced to using the NFPA70E “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace” and electrical compliances as outlined by MSHA and OSHA.  This course is approved for S/U grading.

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ELTR 1502 ELECTRICAL SAFETY AWARENESS II

This course will provide expanded curriculum related to electrical safety awareness. Curriculum will be based on industry needs such as public safety, emergency preparedness, and worker protection. This course is for participants in industry such as an electrical technician or any personnel allowed crossing an electrical hazard approach boundary. Students will be introduced to using the NFPA70E “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace” and electrical compliances as outlined by MSHA and OSHA.  This course is approved for S/U grading.

1-3

ELTR 1505 ELECTRICAL ASSEMBLY & MEASURE

This course is offered as both a day or evening class, and students employed in shift-work may attend either session. Topics of study include electrical safety, conductors, grounding, soldering, methods of securing electrical connections, fabrication of printed circuit boards, component replacement, common electrical schematic symbols, and use of common electrical test equipment and electrical hand tools. The student will demonstrate the ability to solder, make electrical connections, and safely use various types of measurement equipment upon completion of this course.

3

ELTR 1520 BASIC ELECTRICITY, DC

This course is offered as both a day and evening course, and students employed in shift-work may attend either session. The student will develop electrical safety and good shop practice skills. Topics of study include DC electricity theory, units of electricity, Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Laws, power, resistance, series-parallel circuits, electrical math and the use of formulas, and the use of basic meters. The student must demonstrate the ability to trouble- shoot a complex DC series-parallel circuit upon completion of this course.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 1505 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 1521 BASIC ELECTRICTY, DC - INDUSTRY

The student will develop electrical safety and good shop practice skills. Topics of study include DC electricity theory, units of electricity, Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Laws, power, resistance, series-parallel circuits, electrical math and the use of formulas, and the use of basic meters. The student must demonstrate the ability to trouble- shoot a complex DC series-parallel circuit upon completion of this course.

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ELTR 1530 BASIC ELECTRICITY, AC

This course is offered as both a day and evening course, and students employed in shift-work may attend either session. Topics of study include AC electricity theory, magnetism, inductance, capacitance, reactance, impedance, resonance, AC series-parallel circuits, electrical math and the use of formulas, and the use of the oscilloscope and AC test equipment. The student must demonstrate the ability to trouble- shoot a complex AC series-parallel circuit upon completion of this course.

3

Prerequisites

Take ELTR 1520 or instructors permission

ELTR 1531 BASIC ELECTRICITY, AC - INDUSTRY

Topics of study include AC electricity theory, magnetism, inductance, capacitance, reactance, impedance, resonance, AC series-parallel circuits, electrical math and the use of formulas, and the use of the oscilloscope and AC test equipment. The student must demonstrate the ability to trouble- shoot a complex AC series-parallel circuit upon completion of this course.

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ELTR 1681 ELECTRICAL PRINT READING FOR INDUSTRY

This course is designed to instruct students on the reading and interpretation of electrical shop drawings as well as the symbols used in these types of blueprints. Topics may include an introduction to electrical schematics and symbols; guidelines for reading electrical schematics, symbols, and diagrams; and logic applied to electrical line diagrams.

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ELTR 1700 INTRODUCTION TO SOLID STATE ELECTRONICS

This course will develop knowledge and skills in basic solid state electricity and serve as a foundation for other electrical/electronics and instrumentation courses. Topics of study include safety, principles of semiconductors, methods of testing diodes and transistors, power supplies and basic transistor amplifiers.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 1530 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 1703 VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVES, FOR INDUSTRY

This lecture and hands-on course is designed to introduce technicians, operators, and mechanics to common installation, operation and troubleshooting practices typical of variable frequency drives. VFD operation principles, system descriptions, operation and available power ratings will be presented. An overview of electrical blue prints and solid state electronics, will be presented. This course can be used as the industry training part of the electrical recertification.

1

ELTR 1760 INTRO TO DIGITAL ELECTRONICS

This course will develop knowledge and skills in basic solid state electricity and serve as a foundation for other electrical/electronics and instrumentation courses. Topics of study include safety, principles of semiconductors, methods of testing diodes and transistors, power supplies and basic transistor amplifiers.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 1700 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 1840 INSTRUMENTATION I

This self-paced course is offered both as a day and evening class, and students employed in shift-work may attend either session. Topics of study include safety, principles of control systems, methods of measurement and control elements. The course covers various instrumentation methods to measure flow, temperature level, and pressure. The student must demonstrate the ability to properly connect and troubleshoot a basic instrumentation system upon completion of this course.

3

Prerequisites

TECH 1000 or MATH 0920 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 1841 INSTRUMENTATION I FOR INDUSTRY

This condensed course will introduce the student to basic principles of control systems and provide a basic and functional knowledge of typical instrumentation involved in process control. Topics of study include safety, methods of measurement, and control elements. The course covers various instrumentation methods to measure tempurature, pressure, level, and flow.

2.5

ELTR 1850 INSTRUMENTATION-OIL & GAS PRODUCTION

This course will familiarize the student with operation and maintenance of instrumentation used for process control at a typical oil and natural gas well site. Topics of study include safety, methods of measuring and controlling flow, temperature, level, and pressure. The student will be required to demonstrate the ability to identify and solve basic problems relative to well site instrumentation upon completion of this course.

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Prerequisites

TECH 1000 or MATH 0920, and OGPT 1515, or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2620 CONTROL SYSTEM COMMUNICATIONS

This course is a practical study of the theory, setup and operation of communication equipment used in control systems. The course includes lecture to describe commonly used communication hardware and protocols and laboratory work to configure the communication methods. The student must demonstrate the ability to describe these topics and to successfully configure various communication scenarios in the lab.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 2815 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2815 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS

This course is designed to provide the students with a theoretical, yet practical, look at PLC's and their associated devices and systems. Topics of study include safety, schematic and ladder diagrams, programmable logic controller applications, programming and operation. The student must demonstrate the ability to connect and troubleshoot practical industrial control circuits and basic programming of PLC's upon completion of this course.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 2840 and 2885, or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2820 POWER DISTRIBUTION

This course is a practical study of theory, operation, and service of power distribution systems. Coursework will provide training in DC and AC (both single phase and 3 phase) power systems. Students will study power distribution fundamentals, equipment, and maintenance of these systems.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 1530, ELTR 2840, or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2821 POWER DISTRIBUTION FOR INDUSTRY

This course is intended for the Electrical Technology student. Instruction provides training in the performance of tasks related to high voltage industrial power distribution and control systems. This course is approved for S/U grading.

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ELTR 2825 INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING

This course is designed to enhance skills to troubleshoot electrical equipment in the industrial setting. Topics of study may include troubleshooting techniques for Instrumentation and Process Control systems; Motor Controls, and PLC/DCS (analog and digital) systems; and Motors Transformers, Branch and Feeder Circuits (480V to 34.5KV). This course is intended to build on previous study in these topics and to enhance their skills so that system failures can be analyzed and corrected efficiently.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 1840, ELTR 2815 and ELTR 2820 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2840 MOTOR CONTROLS

This self-paced course is offered both as a day and evening class, and students employed in shift-work may attend either session. Topics of study includes safety, schematic and ladder diagrams, contactors, interlocks, manual and automatic starts, alarm and indicator circuits and programmable logic controller applicaitons. The student must demonstrate the ability to connect and troubleshoot motor control circuits.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 1520 or AUTO 1765 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2841 MOTOR CONTROLS, FOR INDUSTRY

This course is designed to instruct students on electrical, motor, and mechanical devices used in industrial control circuits. Topics of study include safety, contactors, interlocks, manual and automatic starts, alarm and indicator circuits. The student must demonstrate the ability to connect and troubleshoot motor control circuits upon completion of this course.

2

ELTR 2844 REMOTE TERMINAL UNIT PROGRAMMING

This course will teach the methodology for programming the various IEC-61131 languages. The course will include classroom lecture that will be reinforced with lab work using industry standard software and hardware. Topics of learning may include safety, establishing communication between a PC and a controller, database creation, I/O selection and configuration, MODBUS addressing, and the IEC-61131 programming languages: 1) ladder logic, 2) function block diagrams, 3) structured text and 4) sequential function charts. The student must demonstrate the ability to connect to, program and troubleshoot a controller.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 2815 and ELTR 2885, or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2846 HUMAN MACHINE INTERFACE PROGRAMMING

This course will teach the methodology for programming human machine interfaces (HMI's). The course will include classroom lecture that will be reinforced with lab work using industry standard hardware and software. Topics learning may include safety, HMI communication to a controller, database creation, window creation using programming objects, parameter files, animation and alarming. The student must demonstrate the ability to connect an HMI to a controller, create an HMI project and troubleshoot an HMI.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 2815 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2855 ADVANCED PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS

This course is a continuation of ELTR 2815 (Programmable Logic Controllers) in the study of PLC's. This course focuses on the techniques and laboratory practice for programming and troubleshooting PLC's and their incorporation in industrial control circuits. Topics of study include safety, schematic and ladder diagrams, as well as programmable logic controller applications, programming, operation, and graphic user interface programs such as human machine interfaces (HMI's). Other topics learned may include safety, HMI communication to a controller, database creation, window creation using programming objects, parameter files, animation and alarming. The student must demonstrate the ability to connect an HMI to a controller, create an HMI project and troubleshoot an HMI, as well as demonstrate the ability to program, connect, and troubleshoot practical industrial control circuits utilizing PLC's and personal computers.  This course will include classroom lecture that will be reinforced with lab work using industry standard hardware and software.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 2815 or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2885 INSTRUMENTATION II

A continuation of ELTR 1840 (Instrumentation I) in the study of instrumentation techniques. This course focuses on the techniques and laboratory practice for adjustment, calibration, and testing of instrumentation components and control loops.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 1840, or ELTR 1841, or Instructor Permission

ELTR 2890 INSTRUMENTATION III

This course is a continuation of ELTR 2885 (Instrumentation II) in the study of instrumentation techniques. The emphasis is on the adjustment and calibration of instrumentation contained in industrial process control systems. Students will practice the techniques of system calibration using industrial process simulators in the laboratory.

3

Prerequisites

ELTR 2885 or Instructor Permission