Course Code: SNRG 153
Academic Year: 2022-2023
This course is an introduction to basic electro-mechanical control components and applications. Students are taught basic skills and concepts that are the foundation for many other courses. After an introduction to electrical circuit concepts, students learn about control components, such as relays, sensors, motors, timers, solenoids, inverters and charge controllers. An introduction to alternating current and voltage, capacitors, inductors, transformers and magnetism is taught in detail. Students are taught how to design and build common circuits used in renewable systems and industrial automation. There will be significant emphasis on practical application in the laboratory.