Electrical Machinery

A 14-week online course
Wednesdays, Jan 27 – Apr 21

In partnership with

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A COLLEGE COURSE
ACCREDITED BY BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

This is the first course in our Offshore Wind Tech Certificate Program, open to COHORT 2 (the group starting Jan 2021), and open to all Martha’s Vineyard residents for professional advancement or continuing education in engineering.

COURSE: Electrical Machinery
CODE: EGR 151
DAY: Wednesdays
TIME: 6pm-9pm
DATES: Jan 27-Apr 21, 2021
DURATION: 14 weeks
LOCATION: Online via Zoom
INSTRUCTOR: Dana Munn
RESULT: 3 undergraduate credits from Bristol Community College; 3 out of 23 credits needed for certification in Wind Technician Training
FULL PRICE*: $655
*Cohort members pay special pricing

This course studies the principles of AC and DC circuits including electromagnetic induction and power factor, AC motor principles including inductive and synchronous type machines and DC series, shunt, and compound wound devices. Motor starting and speed control are also covered from an operational point of view. Three class hours per week. This is a 3-credit engineering course offered on Martha’s Vineyard in partnership with Bristol Community College.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of simple AC&DC circuit analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Apply system analysis in industrial applications.
  • Explain the function and use of various industrial transformers, voltage regulators, switches, resistors, capacitors, inductors and AC & DC motors.
  • Demonstrate safe electrical practices, such as lock out tag out, per OSHA and Industrial standards.

If you have already applied for a course in the Wind program, you will be contacted shortly with information to register for all courses available to Wind students!