Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ELT 116 - Advanced Electrical Wire

Course Description

This course teaches students more complex residential electrical installations. Students learn additional wiring methods for single family and multi-family dwellings that include load calculations, service entrance sizing, proper grounding techniques, and associated safety procedures.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Install conduits, wiring, and electrical distribution equipment associated with residential electrical installations.
Identify and apply the criteria for selecting service panel boards and feeder sizes.
Apply the NEC requirements to the intended use presented by engineering drawings.
Calculate feeder loading and determine the minimum feeder conductor size and rating of over-current protective devices.
Tabulate materials required to install an electrical rough-in.
Lay-out an electrical system for a new house.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: ELT 114