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TITLE OF COURSE: Residential Wiring

 

Course Code:

BCT1630

Course Length:

4 weeks

Term Dates:

 

Class Days/Hours:

 

Prerequisites:

EET1033, EET1050

Co-requisites:

None

Lecture Hours:

30

Lab/Clinic Hours:

30

Externship Hours:

none

Out of Class Work Hours*:

60

 

Grades and understanding course content are dependent upon consistent attendance and completion of assignments.*Students are expected to allocate a minimum of the designated hours for out-of-class study and assignments for this course.

 

Instructor:

Guillermo Portuondo

Campus Phone:

 

Instructor Email:

[email protected]

Other Contact:

786-227-7722

Office Hours:

6:00-10:00 PM

Last revision date:

September 2017

 

 

Course Description:

This course will provide instructions in wiring methods for single family, two family, and multi-family residences. This course presents basic wiring techniques of electrical devices using schematics and wiring diagrams. In addition, future electricians will be trained to be familiar with electrical installation, operation, and maintenance of residential wiring. It will focus on general knowledge, safety, tools, blueprint reading, equipment, and the accepted wiring practices in accordance to the current edition of the National Electrical Code.

 

Learning Outcomes:

Upon the successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

 

1. Use personal protection equipment and accomplish OSHA regulations in electrical works.

2. Use power and hand tools appropriately.

3. Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings.

4. Install general lighting circuit and outlets, branch circuits for small appliances, stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, garbage disposers, dishwashers, etc.

5. Install electrical service entrance in dwelling.

 

Instructional Methods:

This course will utilize a variety of instructional methods that may include lecture, group discussions, individual and group projects, video presentations, research projects, field trips, guest speakers, and interactive learning through the use of technology.

Textbook(s) � Required:

1. NFPA 70. National Electrical Code 2014. ISBN-13: 978-
1455906727

2. House Wiring by Greg Fletcher; 4rd ed. Cengage, 2015. ISBN -13: 978-1-285-85222-5

3. Understanding the National Electrical Code 2014; Volume 1 by Mike Holt ISBN: 9781932685763

 

Additional suggested Resources: The following resources provide additional background and supporting information for this course. It is not required to purchase these items for the course.

1.    Ugly�s Electrical References by George V. Hart ISBN-13: 978-0-763-77126-3

2.    Dictionary for the Electrician with Formulas by Tom Henry; ISBN-13: 978-0-945-49555-0

 

Online Resources:

������ www.flelibrary.org

��������� www.home-repair-central.com/basic-house-wiring-introduction.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical Wiring

www.ecmag.com/section/codes-standards/residential-wiring

 

Course Policies

 

  1. Attendance: ��Students are expected to attend and be on time for all regularly scheduled class sessions.

 

Class session attendance:A student is considered present if he or she is in class for the scheduled amount of time (entire class period) without tardiness or leaving class early.The timeframe for a student to be considered and recorded as present in the class session is more than half (51%) of the scheduled class period.Students with attending less than 50% of the class period will be marked as absent.

 

Course attendance:A student may not miss more than 20% of any given classroom hours in a course. (Example:A 60 contact hour course will have a maximum allowable absence of 12 hours (3 days). Students who exceed 15% of the total course hours missed will receive an attendance warning letter and/or advisement.Students who exceed 20% of the total course hours missed may be withdrawn from the course and will need to repeat it.

 

Consecutive day attendance:Students who exceed five (5) consecutive days of non-attendance and have not communicated with their Instructor, Program Director, Registrar, and Campus Director will be withdrawn from their program.Students who have communicated with campus staff will be permitted to return to class the next class day or they will be withdrawn.

 

 

  1. Late Assignments/Make Up Work:

At the instructor�s discretion, make-up work may be provided to students who have missed class assignments or tests.Make-up work must be completed within two (2) weeks of original due date. The instructor may impose a penalty for late work submissions.

 

  1. Academic Dishonesty/Plagiarism:

Students and faculty will not tolerate or commit any form of academic dishonesty. Any form of deceit in the completion of assigned work is considered a form of academic dishonesty. This includes, but is not limited to:

         Assisting, or allowing another to assist you, in academic dishonesty.

         Any attempt to share answers during a test or in submitting an assignment.

         Any attempt to claim work, data, or creative efforts of another as your own.

         Resubmitting graded assignments for use in multiple classes (recycling your work).

         Knowingly providing false information about your academic performance to the college.

         Copying and pasting others� work, information from the Internet, or work from any source, into assignments without using quotation marks and citing the source.

 

����� Plagiarism

Papers that you write in your program of study must follow APA guidelines and those set by the instructor. Using another�s creation, written or otherwise, without permission or without giving appropriate credit is the academic equivalent of theft.

 

Consequences of Academic Dishonesty/Plagiarism

In many of your classes, you will prepare writing assignment using research methods. The use of research documents must remain at an appropriate level for the credential being earned. All violations of academic policy are documented and made a part of the student's academic record. When academic dishonesty is determined, the student will be notified of the incident, which may result in one or more of the actions listed below:

         Reduction in assignment grade on which the violation occurred.

         No credit on the assignment, paper, test, or exam on which the violation occurred.

         A failing grade for the course.

         Suspension or dismissal from the college.

  1. Professionalism/Behavior:

Students are expected to participate in all learning and graded activities as assigned by the instructor and conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.

 

5.       Student Grievances

CBT students are expected to uphold high standards of integrity and behavior inside and outside of the college. Any member of the college community, department, or academic unit may register a complaint of violation of the Code of Conduct. A complaint must be prepared in writing and be initially directed to the applicable campus registrar or campus director, preferably, within 48 hours of the incident. Students who have a problem or complaint on any aspect with classmates, instructors, or employees, should follow the appropriate reporting standard as per the student grievance policy detailed in the student handbook.

 

Course Evaluation and Grading

 

Grade Categories

Weight

Total Points

Attendance

5%

5

Class Discussions/ Participation

5%

5

Individual Work

15%

15

Lab Work

30%

30

Quizzes

20%

20

Midterm

10%

10

Final exam

15%

15

Total:

100%

100

 

Grading Scale

Letter Grade

Point Scale

Interpretation

A

90-100%

Excellent

B

80-89%

Above average; good

C

70-79%

Average; satisfactory

D

60-69%

Passing; minimal

F

59% or lower

Failure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week One

Class One (10/9/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning

Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings.

 

Interpret the terminology of the NEC and the requirements for the installation of electrical servicein general

Residential Service Entrances and Equipment (Article 230)

  Overhead Service

  Underground Service

  Service Entrance Terms and Definitions

  Residential Service Requirements

  Grounding and Bonding Requirements for Residential Services

  Single�Phase Panelboard, Subpanel

Selection of Electric Equipment Appropriated and Approved

  Homework No. 1: Service Entrance����������������������� Text �House Wiring�,�� Chapter 7.

 

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Use personal protection equipment and accomplish OSHA regulations in electrical works.

Use power and hand tools appropriately.

Install electrical service entrance in dwelling.

Install electrical service entrance for dwelling

 

  Lab No. 1: Service Entrance

 

      Homework No. 1: Service Entrance����������������������� Text �House Wiring�,�� Chapter 7.

 

 

 

Class Three (10/11/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings.

Identify and explain the elements and requirements of NEC for general lighting branch circuits

 

General Lighting Branch Circuits (Article 210, 410)

   Residential Lighting

   General Lighting Branch Circuits and Receptacles

   Lighting Branch Circuits

   Positioning of Split-Circuit Receptacles

   Luminaries in Clothes Closets

  Homework No. 2: General Lighting Branch Circuits. Book�House Wiring�,Chapter 14.

 

Class Four (10/14/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Install general lighting circuit and outlets, branch circuits for small appliances, stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, garbage disposers, dishwashers, etc.

Install Branch Lighting Circuits for Bedrooms

  Lab No. 2: Branch Lighting Circuits for Bedrooms

 

 

  Homework No. 2: General Lighting Branch Circuits. Book�House Wiring�,Chapter 14.

 

 

 

Week Two

Class One (10/16/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings.

 

Understand NEC requirements for installation of receptacles for bathrooms and hallways

 

 

 

 

Bathrooms, Hallway Branch Circuits (Article 210)

   Bathrooms, Hallway Branch Circuits

   Receptacles in Bathrooms

   Receptacles in Bath tub and Shower

   Fan Exhaust

   Hallway Lighting

   Receptacles in Hallway

   Double Insulation in Lieu Grounding

   Switches in Wet Locations

  Homework No. 3: Bathrooms and Hallways Branch Circuits. Book �House Wiring�, Chapter 14.

 

Class Two (10/17/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Install general lighting circuit and outlets, branch circuits for small appliances, stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, garbage disposers, dishwashers, etc.

Install BranchCircuits for Bathrooms and Hallways

  Lab No. 3: Bathroom, Hallway Branch Circuits

 

  Homework No. 3: Bathrooms and Hallways Branch Circuits. Book �House Wiring�, Chapter 14.



  Quiz No.1

 

Class Three (10/18/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings.

Explain the requirements of the NEC for installation of branch circuits for small appliances in the kitchen

Lighting Branch Circuits and Small Appliances in Kitchens (Article 210)

 

 

   Homework No. 4: Small Appliances Branch Circuits.�������������������������� Book �House Wiring�,�� Chapter 14.

 

 

Class Four (10/19/17)

 

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Install general lighting circuit and outlets, branch circuits for small appliances, stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, garbage disposers, dishwashers, etc.

Install BranchCircuits for small appliances

 

   Lab No. 4: Lighting Branch Circuits and Small Appliances

 

 

   Homework No. 4: Small Appliances Branch Circuits.�������������������������� Book �House Wiring�,�� Chapter 14

 

Week Three

Class One (10/23/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings

Discuss the requirements of installation of branch circuits for ranges and ovens.

 

Branch Circuits for Electric Ranges, Cooktops and Counter-Mounted Wall-Mounted Ovens Branch Circuits (Article 210)

  Receptacles for Ranges and Dryers Electric

  Wall-Mounted Oven Circuit

  Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit Circuit

Microwave Ovens

   Midterm Exam

 

   Homework No. 5: Electric Ranges, Cooktops and Counter-Mounted and Wall-Mounted Ovens, Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher Branch Circuits. Book �House Wiring�,�� Chapter 14.

 

Class Two (10/24/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings.

Install general lighting circuit and outlets, branch circuits for small appliances, stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, garbage disposers, dishwashers, etc.

Identify the requirements for installation of branch circuits for garbage disposal and dishwashers in kitchen

 

Install BranchCircuits for ranges, ovens, garbage disposers and dishwashers

 

Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher Branch Circuits(Article 210)

  Garbage Disposal

  Dishwasher

 

  Lab No. 5: Electric Ranges, Cooktops and Counter-Mounted and Wall-Mounted Ovens, Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher Branch Circuits

 

 

  Homework No. 5: Electric Ranges, Cooktops and Counter-Mounted and Wall-Mounted Ovens, Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher Branch Circuits. Book �House Wiring�,�� Chapter 14.

 

Class Three (10/25/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings.

 

Understand the characteristics and requirements of the NEC for installation of branch circuits for washing areas

Laundry Area, Electric Heating, Air Conditioning, Water Pump, Water Heater Branch Circuits

(Article 210, 430, 440)

   Clothes Dryers

   Clothes Dryers Connection Methods

   Load Calculation

   Conductor Sizing

   Clothes Dryers Overcurrent Protection

   Structural Grounding Clothes Dryers

   Outlet Receptacles for Laundry Area

   Combination Washer/Dryers

  Homework No. 6: Laundry Area, Branch Circuits. Book�House Wiring�,�� Chapter 14.

 

Class Four (10/26/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Install general lighting circuit and outlets, branch circuits for small appliances, stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, garbage disposers, dishwashers, etc.

Install BranchCircuits for washing areas

 

Lab. No.6: Branch Circuits for Washing Areas

  Homework No. 6: Laundry Area Branch Circuits. Book�House Wiring�,�� Chapter 14.

 

  Quiz No.2

 

Week Four

Class One (10/30/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Understand the procedures of installation and NEC�s requirements of branch circuits and service entrance in dwellings.

 

Understand the characteristics and requirements of the NEC for installation of branch circuits for water pump, heating and air-conditioning, water heater branch circuits

Electric Heating, Air Conditioning, Water Pump, Water Heater Branch Circuits

(Article 210, 430, 440) (cont.)

   Water Pump Circuits

   Jet Pumps

   Submersible Pumps

   Water Heater Circuits

   Electric Heating Branch Circuits

   Air Conditioning Branch Circuits

  Central Air Conditioners

  Homework No. 7: Electric Heating, Air Conditioning, Water Pump, Water Heater Branch Circuits. Book�House Wiring�,�� Chapter 14.

 

Class Two (10/31/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

Install general lighting circuit and outlets, branch circuits for small appliances, stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters, garbage disposers, dishwashers, etc.

Install branch circuits for branch circuits for air-conditioning, water heater branch circuits

Lab. No.7: Branch Circuits forAir-conditioning, Water Heater Branch Circuits

  Homework No. 7: Electric Heating, Air Conditioning, Water Pump, Water Heater Branch Circuits. Book�House Wiring�,�� Chapter 14.

 

Class Three (11/1/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

 

 

Review, Final Exam

 

Class Four (11/2/17)

Learning Outcomes

Learning Objectives

Learning Activities

Graded Activities & Assessments

 

 

Final Exam

Final Exam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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