INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

  • Program: Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Course: Introduction to Electrical Systems
  • Course #: MMST1115
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will cover basic electrical theories and their application in various situations. Volt/ohmmeter and circuit tester operation will be taught. Battery maintenance and theory will also be part of their course. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Differentiate between parallel and series circuits
Explain how an electrical relay works
Explain electro magnetism theory
Explain ohms law
Identify electrical components
Explain basic electrical theory
Diagnose electrical failures
Operate volt/ohm meter
Utilize electrical schematics

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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