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VEM103 BASIC ELECTRICITY I


RECOMMENDED BY CAC: 11/28/11



APPROVED BY VPIA:

12/14/11



College of Micronesia

PO Box
159


Pohnpei

FM 96941


Course title: B
asic Electricity I



Department and number: VEM103





Course Description:

This course introduce
s

students to the b
asic fundamentals of electrical
circuitry

and its components.
It a
lso
provides
theoretical and practical aspects of direct circu
it
network by experimentation.
The course also covers analysis of

direct current (DC) circuits using
various network theorems.


Prepared by:


Cirilo B. Recana




Sta
te
:

Pohnpei,
Pohnpei Campus





Hours/Week


No. Of Weeks




Total Hours



Semester Credits

Lecture


2


x



16




=


32





4


Laboratory

2


x

16



=


32






_




Purpose of Course


Degree Requir
ement










Degree Elective






Advanced Certificate










Certificate














Other











This course also meets PLO #(s)
: NA


Prerequisite Course
(s)
:
VSP 121


__________
_____________________________


___________________________

Signature, Chairperson






Date Approved

Curriculum

& Assessment

Committee





__
__________________________________
_____


________________________________

Signature,
VPIA
, COM
-
FSM





Date Approved













VEM103 BASIC ELECTRICITY I


RECOMMENDED BY CAC: 11/28/11



APPROVED BY VPIA:

12/14/11


A.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

(PLOs)
:

The student will be able to:

1.

Practice safety and occupational health procedures in the workp
lace.

2.

Use electricity hand and power tools competently.

3.

Test electrical equipment.

4.

Interpret schematic wiring diagrams and waveforms.

5.

Determine
circuit
load.

6.

Install residential wiring circuits according to given specification and plan.



B.

STUDENT

LEAR
NING OUTCOMES

(SLOs)

-

GENERAL
:

The student will be able to:

1.

Describe
electrical principles and l
aws.

2.

Operate

d
irect circuit

(
DC
)

test equipment.

3.

Measure DC network and
apply

DC
theorems.

4.

Troubleshoot complex DC electrical/electronic circuits.




I = Introduced

D = Demonstrated

M = Mastered


C.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

(SLOs)
-

SPECIFIC
:

The student will be able to:


General SLO 1.
Describe electrical principles and
l
aws.

Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

1.1


Define voltage, current, power and resistance.

A
ssignment, quiz,
test

and experiment.



1.2


Identify conducting electrical materials and
properties.

1.3

Identify non
-
conducting electrical materials and
propert
ies.

1.4

Define basic terms for electrical/electronics
quantities, components, devices


and circuits.

1.5

Identify the symbols associated with basic
electrical/electronic components and devices.

1.6

Define and draw simple resistive circuit.

1.7

Calculate c
ircuit voltage, current, power and
resistance.


General SLO 2.
Operate d
irect circuit (DC)

test equipment.

S
LO

PLO1

P
LO2

PLO3

PLO4

PLO5

PLO6

1


I

I
D

I
D

I
D


2

I

D

D




3

I


D

M



4

D

D



M



VEM103 BASIC ELECTRICITY I


RECOMMENDED BY CAC: 11/28/11



APPROVED BY VPIA:

12/14/11


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

2.1
Explain the basic operating principles of voltmeter,
ammeter, and ohmmeter, analog and digital

multimeter.

T
ext assignments, quizzes, tests,
and
experiment
s.


2.2
Measure circuit voltage, current and resistance.

2
.3
Calibrate digital and analog multimeter
.


General SLO 3.
Measure DC network and apply DC theorems.

Student Learning Outcomes

Asse
ssment Strategies

3
.1
Describe the basic characteristics of resistance,

current
and voltage in series
, parallel and combination circuit.


A
ssignments, quizzes, tests,
and
experiments
.


3
.2
Calculate unknown electrical parameters in series,
parallel and c
ombination circuits using Ohm’s and
Kirchhoff’s laws.


General SLO 4.
Troubleshoot complex DC electrical/electronic circuits.

Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

4
.1
List causes of “open” and “short” DC network circuit.

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Locate “open” and “short” circuits.

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D.

COURSE CONTENTS

1.

Electrical Principles and Fundamental Laws

2.

Electrical Testing Equipment

3.

DC Network Theorems

4.

DC Network Cir
cuit Troubleshooting



E.

METHODS OF INSTRUCTION

Lecture
s, group work/d
iscussion
, hand
-
out readings, assignments/class work and experiments.


F.

TEXT
(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS

Contren Learning Series (2008).
NCCER Electrical Level 1
. Pearson Education, Inc.
(or
mo
st
recent

edition)
.

Scientific Calculator


G.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Contren Learning Series

(2002).

NIDA Lab Text Manual
. NIDA Corp.

Melbourne,
Florida, USA.

(or
most recent edition).



H.

INSTRUCTIONAL COST

None


I.

EVALUATION


To advance to the next level of
b
asi
c
e
lectricity, the student must demonstrate proficiency to at
least
70% or
“C” grade level.


J.

CREDIT BY EXAMINATION


None


VEM103 BASIC ELECTRICITY I


RECOMMENDED BY CAC: 11/28/11



APPROVED BY VPIA:

12/14/11