Basic AC Circuits

This course is required for all students enrolled in energy related technology programs.  It is designed to teach students the basic concepts of alternating current specific to the industrial worksite. Topics include series and parallel circuits, electromagnetism, transformers, motors, generators, circuit protection devices, and other key electrical components, and an overview of site and off-site electrical distribution.

Other Info: 
Restricted to Specific Majors (see Note below)
All Prerequisites/Co-requisites Required
  • Power Plant Technology, Electric Utility Technology, Mechatronics, or Petroleum Technology Majors only.
  • Prerequisite: PWPL 1199 Basic DC must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.