Electrician

ingallselectrician_wideELECTRICIANS master the techniques involved in the layout, installation, hookup and testing of every electrical system aboard ship. As today’s modern warship becomes more dependent upon its technological infrastructure, the skill and expertise of the electricians tasked with its construction is of vital importance.

Curriculum:

Semester

Course

Course Description

Hours

1 DC Circuits This course is designed for students to know the principles and theories associated with DC circuits. This course includes the study of electrical circuits, laws and formulae, and the use of test equipment to analyze DC circuits. 72
2 AC Circuits This course is designed to provide students with the principles and theories associated with AC circuits. This course includes the study of electrical circuits, lays and formulae, and the use of test equipment to analyze AC circuits. 72
3 Digital Electronics A course designed to introduce the student to number systems, logic circuits, counters, registers, memory devices, combination logic circuits, Boolean algebra, and a basic computer system. 72
4 Solid State Devices and Circuits This course is designed to introduce the student to active devices, which include PN junction diodes, bipolar transistors, bipolar transistor circuits, and unipolar devices with emphasis on low frequency application and troubleshooting. 72
5 Solid State Motor Controls This course covers the principles and operation of solid state motor control as well as the design, installation, and maintenance of different solid state devices for motor control. 72
6 Programmable Logic Controllers This course covers use of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in modern industrial settings as well as the operating principles of PLCs and practice in the programming, installation, and maintenance of PLCs. 72
7 Electronic Communications This course covers use of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in modern industrial settings as well as the operating principles of PLCs and practice in the programming, installation, and maintenance of PLCs. 72
8 Marine Electrical Capstone Project This course will serve as a capstone to the formal electrical apprenticeship educational experience. Students will review subject matter from all previous coursework and OJT experiences. The course will provide for an extensive demonstration of competencies learned throughout this period of time in the apprenticeship encompassing both training and education. 72