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INST-132 - AC: Fundamentals in Electricity

Introduces the fundamental properties and applications of electricity including alternating current (AC) circuits, complex numbers, inductance, capacitance, resistor-inductor (RL) and resistor-capacitor (RC) circuits, RC time constants and transients, resonance, transformers, relays, and switches. Introduces Solid State Principles and filters as they relate to electrical and electronic power supplies.
Prerequisite: C or better in INST 131 or concurrent enrollment.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Instrumentation and Control Systems
Department
Instrumentation and Controls
Credits
3
Prerequisites
None
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