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Water/Wastewater Utility Electrical Maintenance

WET 246

Water/Wastewater Utility Electrical Maintenance

WET 246

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2 and MATH LEVEL 2, and WET 110 (or WET 112).

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. (30-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate an ability to report, diagnose, maintain, and take a calculated safe approach to the reparations of a failed electrical circuit or device.

Objectives:

  • Describe the fundamentals of electrical components in both A.C. and D.C. environments.
  • Utilize test equipment to ascertain equipment/circuit failures.
  • Make cost/efficiency determinations based on test equipment measured values.
  • Interpret ladder diagram logic and read electrical prints