Feb 01, 2023  
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AE 3601 - Principles of Electrical Engineering for Buildings

4 lecture hours 0 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This introductory electrical systems design course presents basic concepts on the design and implementation of building power and lighting systems.  Power system topics include AC electrical power calculations, overcurrent protective devices, distribution equipment, transformers, motors, grounding, conductors and conduits.  Emphasis is placed on cross-discipline coordination as well as an introduction to the National Electrical Code.  Lighting system topics include the introduction to light sources, light fixtures, lighting controls as well as applicable codes and standards.  This course features a design project where students are required to generate and present a basic set of electrical design documents. (prereq:EE 201 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
TBD 
Prerequisites by Topic
  • Electrical Current
  • Electrical Circuits

Course Topics
TBD
Coordinator
Christine Brotz



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