Apr 17, 2024  

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WET 246 - Water/Wastewater Utility Electrical Maintenance

Credits: 2
Studies basic electricity and instrumentation utilized in water and wastewater treatment facilities. Emphasizes the use of testing equipment to troubleshoot electrical and instrumental failures, maintenance problems, and evaluation of equipment performance. Includes discussion of energy conservation methods. Credit may be earned in WWT 246 or WET 246, but not in both.

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2 and MATH LEVEL 2 and WET 110  or WET 112  
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate an ability to report, diagnose, maintain, and take a calculated safe approach to the reparations of a failed electrical circuit or device.
    1. Describe the fundamentals of electrical components in both A.C. and D.C. environments.
    2. Utilize test equipment to ascertain equipment/circuit failures.
    3. Make cost/efficiency determinations based on test equipment measured values.
    4. Interpret ladder diagram logic and read electrical prints

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