ELCO 1101 DC Circuits
This course is designed to give the student a good understanding of DC electricity and
electronics:
The following list of topics will be addressed in this course.
1.
Display safety habits
2.
examine electrical device dangers
3.
examine
early history of Electricity
4.
examine the Law of Charges
5.
understanding of Electron Flow
6.
examine Insulators
7.
examine Semiconductors
8.
examine Methods of Producing Electricity
9.
examine Electrical effects
10.
examine Electrical Quantities and Ohm’s Law
11.
understandin
g of Coulomb
12.
understanding of the Amp
13.
understanding of the Conventional Flow theory
14.
understanding of the Volt
15.
understanding of the Ohm
16.
understanding of the Watt
17.
describe Ohm’s Law
18.
describe Static Electricity
19.
analyze Magnetism
20.
describe Resistors
21.
perfor
m Resistive Color code use
22.
describe Resistive power ratings
23.
describe variable Resistors
24.
understand Schematic Symbols
25.
describe series circuits
26.
calculate series circuits values
27.
measure series circuit values
28.
troubleshoot series circuits
29.
describe parallel cir
cuits
30.
calculate parallel circuits values
31.
measure parallel circuit values
32.
analyze parallel circuits
33.
describe complex circuits
34.
calculate complex circuits
35.
measure complex circuits
36.
analyze complex circuits
37.
troubleshoot complex circuits
38.
use wire tables
39.
determi
ne conductor sizes
40.
describe batteries
41.
describe other sources of DC Electricity
42.
describe Magnetic Induction
43.
describe right triangles
44.
calculate right triangles
45.
calculate using Pythagorean Theorem
46.
describe the advantages of Alternating Current, AC
47.
describe A
lternating Current, AC
48.
verify alternating current generation
49.
describe sine waves
50.
calculate sine waves
51.
verify sine waves
52.
describe non

sine waves
53.
calculate non

sine waves
54.
verify non

sine waves
55.
describe alternating current resistive circuits
56.
calculate altern
ating current resistive circuits
57.
verify alternating current resistive circuits describe electromagnetic
induction principles
58.
apply electromagnetic induction principles
59.
describe voltage and current relationships in an inductive circuit
60.
describe resistive in
ductive circuits
61.
calculate resistive inductive circuits
62.
calculate reactive power
63.
calculate apparent power
64.
describe the angle theta
65.
calculate the angle theta
66.
describe resistive inductive parallel circuits
67.
calculate resistive inductive parallel circuits
68.
ver
ify resistive inductive parallel circuits
The information in this course outline is subject to revision
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