Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


ECT-291 - Inst/Testing Electrical Const Tech (8 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: ECT251
Building on basic principles learned in previous years of the apprenticeship, this course instructs students on how proportional control systems can be modified to give better control in a critical process. The course includes information on various types of sensors used in process control, safety factors, installation, testing instruments and tests for measuring dielectric quality, locating and testing faults. Students will be presented with information on telephone and alarm systems, security systems, system installations and start-up. A separate laboratory experience will provide the students with opportunities for practical application of concepts learned in the classroom.


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