Industrial Fundamentals

IDFC 1007 INDUSTRIAL SAFETY PROCEDURES (15-30-2)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Provides an in-depth study of the health and safety practices required for maintenance of industrial, commercial, and home electrically operated equipment. Topics include introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

IDFC 1011 DIRECT CURRENT I (30-30-3)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisite: MATH 1012
This course introduces direct current (DC) concepts and applications. Topics include: electrical principles and laws; batteries; DC test equipment; series, parallel and simple combination circuits; and laboratory procedures and safety practices.

IDFC 1012 ALTERNATING CURRENT I (30-30-3)
Prerequisite: Provisional admission
Co-requisite: IDFC 1011
This course introduces the theory and application of varying sine wave voltages and current. Topics include magnetism, AC wave generation, AC test equipment, inductance, capacitance, and basic transformers.

IDFC 1013 SOLID STATE DEVICES I (30-30-3)
Prerequisite: IDFC 1000, IDFC 1012
Introduces the physical characteristics and applications of solid state devices. Topics include introduction to semiconductor fundamentals, diode applications, basic transistor fundamentals, basic amplifiers, and semiconductor switching devices.