2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INEL 50020 - Electrical Control Systems

1 CR
Wiring should be installed in an electrical panel in a neat and orderly manner, according to the electrical print. There are several practices that should be followed when installing wiring in an electrical panel that will help ensure safety and make the troubleshooting process much easier. In this module, the student will learn how to properly install control wiring in an electrical panel. The student will use the proper wire color coding within and between panels. In addition, the student will learn to properly terminate wires and how to correctly install wire numbers on the wires. The student will also learn how to keep the wiring inside a panel neat and organized.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Draw, plan, and interpret electrical plans and symbols used in industrial control applications.
  2. Identify, size, and install electrical control equipment associated with industrial electrical installations in accordance with industry standards.
  3. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry-accepted test equipment.
  4. Interpret and use ladder and wiring diagrams, symbols, and schematics.
  5. Demonstrate and describe the use of relays, contactors, motor starters, and pilot devices in electrical control circuits.