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Course Description

This course introduces you to electrical equipment including transformers, generators and motors. You'll learn about electrical distribution systems and the purpose and operating principles of uninterruptible power supply systems, the various types of AC and DC motors and generators.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe electrical generation and distribution and electrical equipment
  • describe an electrical distribution system
  • describe the components and operation of uninterruptible power supplies
  • describe the operating principles of AC and DC motors and generators
  • discuss the operating principle of transformers.

Notes

This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Electrical - Equipment
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 01, 2024 to May 05, 2024
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $235.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Apr 09, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Apr 09, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 10, 2024 to Apr 24, 2024
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
Section Title
Electrical - Equipment
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 08, 2024 to Aug 11, 2024
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $235.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Jul 16, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Jul 16, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 17, 2024 to Jul 31, 2024
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
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