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ELE-401 DC Motors and Generators

$315

with Ron DeMarco

Calendar Current session started Sep 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

In this 36 hour course you will learn operating characteristics of AC and DC generators, synchronous impedance and reactance in AC generators, voltage regulation in AC and DC generators, basic motor action, & determining the direction of rotation of an armature. Also included is torque angle, pullout torque, normal field excitation in synchronous motor, capacitor-start, inductions run operation or single-phase motors and shaded pole motors.

ELE-402 NEC and Associated Codes

$315

with Robert Raggi

Calendar Current session started Sep 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

A comprehensive review of the NEC code as well as building codes, fire alarm codes, major changes, municipality differences, along with inspection processes for PA and NJ and even basic licensure information.

*No class on Thursday Nov 25, 2021

ELE-104 Intro to Residential and Commercial Electricity

$315

with Robert Raggi

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Provides a navigational road map for using the NEC®. Introduces the types and applications of raceways, wire ways, and ducts. Focuses on the types and applications of conductors and covers proper wiring techniques. Focuses on electrical prints, drawings, and symbols. Covers the electrical devices and wiring techniques common to commercial and industrial construction and maintenance.

The successful passing of classes 101 and 102 are the prerequisites for registering for this class.

ELE-203 Conductors, Breakers and Relays

$315

with David J. Curran

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

An NEC®-driven course that explains how to select and size outlet boxes, pull boxes, and junction boxes.  Describes methods of terminating and splicing conductors of all types and sizes, including the preparation and taping of conductors.  Covers  methods and techniques for both single and three-phase services, including metering. Describes fuses and circuit breakers along with their practical applications.

The successful passing of Classes 201-202 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

ELE-304 Lighting, Feeds and HVAC

$315

with Arthur Felton

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Covers specific types of incandescent, fluorescent, and HID lamps, as well as ballasts, troubleshooting, and various types of lighting controls, various lighting installations, applications, and wiring systems. Explains applications and operating principles of solid-state controls, reduced-voltage starters, and adjustable frequency drives. Also covers basic troubleshooting procedures. Covers single and multi-motor calculations to enable the trainee to size conductors, over current protection, and overload protection for motor applications.

The successful passing of Classes 301-302 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

ELE-403 Motor Controls

$315

with Ron DeMarco

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Operation of DC starters, speed control of DC motors and DC dynamic braking, DC electronic speed drive operation, fundamentals of schematic and wiring diagrams, control components, ladder diagrams and ladder logic.  Also included are AC motor starters, operation of variable frequency drives, and troubleshooting motor control units circuits. You will learn generation of bill of materials, applying wire diagrams in motor controls, PLC memory, instruction sets and PLC logic, conversion of relay logic to PLC logic, PLC troubleshooting, PLC analog logic, troubleshooting control systems and modifying existing PLC logic ladder diagrams.

The successful passing of Classes 401-402 are prerequisites for registering for this class.

ELE-103 Technical Math II

$315

with Michael DeLaurentis

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

At the completion of this 36 hour course, you will understand algebraic equations, construction and use of basic formulas, geometric nomenclature, angular measurements, weights, measures, conversion factors, formulas for HVAC and electronics and familiarity with basic trigonometric functions and their use.

ELE-204 Direct Current Circuits

$315

with Arthur Felton

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This course teaches basic circuit notation, application of concepts of scientific notations, metric prefixes, measurement of electrical quantities, devices used for measurement, resistance/conductance, resistance of a known piece of material, Ohm’s Law as used in calculating unknown circuit quantities, basic theory and fundamental sources of electricity, electrostatics, and power law, calculation of voltage dividers in series and parallel circuits, properties of conduction in liquids and gases, properties of batteries, magnetism, electro-magnetism, electrical measuring instruments, application of electro-magnetism in DC circuits and calculation of voltage, current and resistance pertaining to electrical measuring instruments will be taught in this class.

The successful passing of Classes 201-202 are prerequisites for registering for this class.





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