ELEC-200: Ladder Diagrams and Motor Controls (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Lad Diag & Mot Cntl
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Covers the fundamentals of electrical ladder diagrams and motor control circuits. Presents ladder logic, as well as labels, documentation, and symbology of electrical drawing with the use of ladder diagrams for troubleshooting. Also discusses control circuits for three-phase motors and sequential control of electro-pneumatic devices. Several single phase control circuits are included in laboratory exercises. Also included in the lab exercises are sequencing electro-pneumatic devices. Introduces students to the variable frequency drive to control three phase motor speed.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.