Advanced Automatic Controls
I. Course Prefix/Number: AHR 208
Course Name: Advanced Automatic Controls
Credits: 4 (3 lecture; 3 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
1. Basic Electricity Review
2. Single Phase Motors
3. Control Components
4. Control Circuits
5. Trouble shooting using Control Schematics
6. Solid State Devices
7. Solid State Controls
8. Electronic Ignition Systems
9. Hot Surface Ignition Systems
10. High Efficiency Furnaces
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
B. All quizzes and exams and lab assignments must be completed.
C. Frequent tardiness will result in an absence.
D. Each student must participate in shop practices.
E. Do not leave the class for the evening without notifying your instructor.
F. Safety goggles must be worn at all times in the lab.
G. All tools, instruments and equipment must be returned to their appropriate place
and clean-up work area.
IX. Instructional Materials
Classroom instruction, laboratory exercises and audio-visual presentations.
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
letter; six (6) absences results in “F” grade. Two major exams. Laboratory project.
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.