# ELC 102 Basic Electricity for Aviation

Campus Location:
Georgetown
Effective Date:
2022-52
Prerequisite:
SSC 100
Co-Requisites:

none

Course Credits and Hours:
4.00 credits
3.00 lecture hours/week
2.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the theory and application of electricity, electrical devices, and the application of electricity in aviation

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Any scientific calculator

Schedule Type:
Classroom Course
Web Conferencing
Hybrid Course
Online Course
Disclaimer:

None

Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
1. Determine the relationship of voltage, current, and resistance in electrical circuits. (CCC 2, 6; AVI PGC 1, 2; AFC PGC 1, 2; PPC PGC 1, 2)
2.  Assess voltage, current, resistance, and continuity. (CCC 2, 6; AVI PGC 1, 2; AFC PGC 1, 2; PPC PGC 1, 2)
3. Evaluate and measure capacitance and inductance. (CCC 2, 6; AVI PGC 1, 2; AFC PGC 1, 2; PPC PGC 1, 2)
4. Analyze, interpret, and troubleshoot aircraft electrical circuit diagrams, including solid state devices and logic functions.(CCC 2, 6; AVI PGC  1, 2, 3; AFC PGC 1, 2, 3; PPC PGC 1, 2, 3)
5. Inspect and service batteries. (CCC 2, 5, 6; AVI  PGC 1, 2, 3; AFC PGC 1, 2, 3; PPC PGC 1, 2, 3)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

1. Determine the relationship of voltage, current, and resistance in electrical circuits.
1. Determine the power output of circuits by the use of Ohm’s Law.
2. Solve series direct current (DC) linear circuits in terms of voltage, resistance, current, and power.
3. Solve parallel DC linear circuits in terms of voltage, resistance, current, and power.
2. Assess voltage, current, resistance, and continuity.
1. Identify resistor values by color band and measure resistor values.
2. Identify resistor nominal values and tolerances.
3. Determine the range of resistors by calculating the lower and upper limits from the nominal value.
4. Collect voltage, current, resistance, and continuity data in a circuit.
3. Evaluate and measure capacitance and inductance.
1. Compute total capacitance of capacitors in a series, parallel, or series-parallel configuration.
2. Compute total inductance of inductors in a series, parallel, or series-parallel configuration.
3. Assemble and collect capacitance and inductance data using electrical circuit diagrams.
4. Analyze, interpret, and troubleshoot aircraft electrical circuit diagrams, including solid state devices and logic functions.
1. Recognize electrical wiring diagrams and symbols.
2. Troubleshoot electrical circuits, including logic and transistors circuits.
5. Inspect and service batteries.
1. Demonstrate proper procedures for inspecting and servicing lead-acid and nickel-cadmium batteries.
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

90 100 = A
80 89 = B
70 79 = C
0 69 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):

AVIAASAVI

1. Demonstrate professionalism and adherence to safety and environmental procedures and regulations in the workplace.
2. Adhere to and apply appropriate FAA regulation and industry publications.
3. Explain and apply the principles of aircraft inspection, repair, and maintenance.
4. Explain and apply the principles of powerplant.

AVICERAFC

1. Demonstrate professionalism and adherence to safety and environmental procedures and regulation in the workplace.
2. Adhere to and apply appropriate FAA regulation and industry publications.
3. Explain and apply the principles of aircraft inspection, repair, and maintenance.

AVICERPPC

1. Demonstrate professionalism and adherence to safety and environmental procedures and regulation in the workplace.
2. Adhere to and apply appropriate FAA regulation and industry publications.
3. Explain and apply the principles of aircraft inspection, repair, and maintenance.
4. Explain and apply the principle of powerplant.
Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.