VEE 266 Rotating Machinery

Course Description: This course will introduce the students to the basic fundamentals of DC Motors and Generators. The students will be able to define, identify and categorize the devices that make up rotating machinery. The students will also learn the different characteristics of rotating machinery. To advance to the next level, the student must demonstrate proficiency to at least “C” grade level.

  • Prerequisite Course: VEM 104 and VEE 104

A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs):

The student will be able to:

  1. Practice safety and occupational health procedures in the workplace.
  2. Use electricity hand and power tools competently.
  3. Test electrical equipment.
  4. Interpret schematic wiring diagrams and waveforms.
  5. Determine the amount of load per circuit.
  6. Install residential wiring circuits according to given specification and plan.
  7. Identify and interpret basic solid state (electronics) symbols and circuit schematics commonly found in the electrical industry.
  8. Analyze circuit operations on basic motors.
  9. Perform basic troubleshooting on basic motors.

B. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES(SLOs) – GENERAL:

The student will be able to:

  1. Describe the various devices that are called rotating machinery.
  2. Describe the operating characteristics of DC Motors and Generators.
  3. Describe Stepper Motor and its operating characteristics.
  4. Observe and troubleshoot stepper motor.

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I = Introduced

D = Demonstrated

M= Mastered at a level appropriate for graduation

C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) – SPECIFIC

The student will be able to:

General SLO 1. Describe the various devices that are called rotating machinery.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

1.1 Describe rotating machinery

Competence will be demonstrated
through oral questioning, tests, individual written assignments and active participation in group activity.

1.2 Differentiate continuous incremental motors.
1.3 Describe AC and DC generators.

 General SLO 2. Describe the operating characteristics of DC motors and generators


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

2.1 Describe principles of magnetism.

Competence will be demonstrated
through oral questioning, written tests, individual written assignments and active participation in group activity.

2.2 Describe magnetic flux, field and poles.

2.3 Describe the relationship of current and magnetic field.

2.5 Describe electromagnets in relation to motor action.

2.6 Describe the relationship of speed, torque, CEMF,power and efficiency of a motor.
contact relays.

2.7 Troubleshoot motors and generators fault.

General SLO 3. Describe stepper motor and its operating characteristics.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

3.1 Describe the operation and phrase relationship of stepper motor.

Competence will be demonstrated through oral questioning, written tests, individual written assignments and active participation in group activity.

3.2 Identify schematic diagram of a stepper motor.

3.3 Describe the rule involved in the revolution of a stepper motor.

3.4 Oberserved stepper motor action.

General SLO 4. Observe and troubleshoot stepper motor.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

4.1 Calculate RPM of the motor

Competence will be demonstrated
through written tests, and active participation in group activity and lab work.

4.2 Measure the signals of the stepper motor.

4.3 Locate failed components on the stepper motor.

D. COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Rotating machinery
  2. DC motors and Generators
  3. Stepper motor
  4. Troubleshoot the stepper motor.

E. TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS

Burke, T., Shannon, G., Brown, N., & Rogers, C. (2008). NCCER Electrical Level 2 NEC
revision. Gainesville, FL: Pearson Education, Inc (or most recent edition).
Binder
Scientific calculator

F. REFERENCE MATERIALS

NIDA, (2002). NIDA Lab Text Manual. Melbourne, Florida, USA: NIDA Corporation (or most recent edition).

H. INSTRUCTIONAL COST

None

I. EVALUATION

Students must achieve 70% mastery or a “C” to pass this course.

J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION

None

 

 

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