Introduction to Electricity

ELEC 1010

Course description

In this course, students identify electrical safety hazards, safe working techniques, procedures, and applicable codes. Students study basic electrical theory and concepts and the components and operation of a simple electrical circuit. In addition, students examine principles of basic electromagnetism, the theory of direct and alternating current, and basic transformer theory and operation. The required practical electrical skills, such as measuring supply voltage, load resistance, and current flow are covered in the lab.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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