2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

INEL 20080 - Automatic Input Devices

0.42 CR
In this lab, the student will learn how a Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR) functions. SCR’s are efficient solid-state devices used to regulate the speed of a (DC) direct current motor.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Select, analyze, install, and use alternating current motors, motor starters, and control circuits.
  2. Apply industry-specific terminology to explain or discuss motor operations with industry professionals.
  3. Demonstrate safe working conditions in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  4. Distinguish the basic components which comprise electric motor control.
  5. Design and wire basic full voltage reversing and non-reversing combination starters.
  6. Explain the basic control schematics of common motor control circuits.