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Table of contents
(Total Level Hours: 145)
33201-10 DC Circuits (15 Hours)
Offers a general introduction to the electrical concepts used in Ohm’s law as applied to DC series circuits. Includes atomic
theory, electromotive force, resistance, and electrical power equations. Introduces series, parallel, and series-parallel DC
circuits. Covers Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws and circuit analysis.
33202-10 AC Circuits (20 Hours)
Provides an introduction to AC theory, circuits, and components, including inductors, capacitors, and transformers.
Covers the calculation of reactance and impedance in RL, RC, LC, and RLC circuits using math and vector analysis.
33203-10 Switching Devices and Timers (15 Hours)
Presents the principles of operation and describes the different types and configurations of switches, relays, timers, and
photoelectric devices. Covers guidelines for the selection of appropriate devices using specification sheets.
33204-10 Semiconductors and Integrated Circuits (10 Hours)
Provides an introduction to the principles of electronics and semiconductor theory, components, and applications.
33205-10 Test Equipment (10 Hours)
Covers the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of basic test equipment used in low-voltage work. Also
covers specialized test equipment such as signal generators, wattmeters, cable testers, and RF analyzers.
33206-10 Introduction to Electrical Drawings (10 Hours)
Introduces electrical prints, drawings, and symbols. Teaches the types of information that can be found on schematics, one-line
drawings, and wiring diagrams.
33207-10 Introduction to Codes and Standards (10 Hours)
Describes the scope and content of the major codes and standards that apply to telecommunications, life safety,
security, and other low-voltage systems. Emphasis on familiarization with and use of the NEC® .
33208-10 Cable Selection (10 Hours)
Provides an overview of the types of cable used for various low-voltage installations. Also covers the methods used
to select the proper size and type of cable for a typical installation.
33209-10 Wire and Cable Terminations (25 Hours)
Provides information and detailed instructions for selecting, installing, and testing connectors and other terminating devices
on the various cables used in low-voltage work, including telecommunications, video and audio, and fiber optics.
33210-10 Power Quality and Grounding (20 Hours)
Covers grounding and bonding of electrical systems. Discusses NEC® regulations pertaining to grounding and bonding. Covers
equipment and devices used for grounding and bonding, including their methods of installation. Explains power quality,
along with the causes and effects of poor power quality.
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