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Elements of Drafting and Renewable Energy Systems ACIM 5020

Automated Controls Installation & Maintenance Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course is an introduction to the drafting and renewable energy systems concepts. Half of the course will be interpreting and creating electrical drawings. The drafting tools used will be AutoCad and Visio. The second half of the course will examine power monitoring and protective relaying. A review of work, power, and energy concepts will allow students to convert between units for mechanical, electrical, and thermal systems. To encourage the use of online resources and teamwork a power system monitoring lab is completed. The practical activities done by the student in the course reinforce the theory studied.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,052.54 - $1,074.84 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are two offerings of ACIM 5020 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 65367

Duration

Sat Aug 06 - Sat Sep 17 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 65367
  • $1052.54
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Aug 06 - Sep 17 Sat 07:30 - 15:00 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 118A
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1052.54

Important information
  1. No class on September 3, 2022 (Labour day weekend). Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time course cancellation, students will be notified at least three business days prior to the course start date. Please ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. For inquiries, email BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 65366

Duration

Mon May 30 - Fri Jun 03 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 65366
  • $1052.54
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 30 - Jun 03 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1052.54

Important information
  1. This is a condensed version of the course. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Late registration is not permitted. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. In the event of cancellation, student will be notified three business days prior to the course start date. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of ACIM 5020 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 45865

Duration

Sat Sep 17 - Sat Oct 29 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 45865
  • $1074.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Oct 29 Sat 07:30 - 15:00 Burnaby SE01
Sep 17 - Oct 29 Sat 07:30 - 15:00 Burnaby SE01
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1074.84

Important information
  1. No class October 8, 2022 (Thanksgiving weekend). Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time course cancellation, students will be notified at least five business days prior to the course start date. Please ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if the course becomes full. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Interpret Mechanical and Electrical drawing both industrial and for Renewable systems.
  • Create drawings using both Auto-Cad and Visio.
  • Solve problems involving work, power, and energy including root-mean-square values and duty cycles.
  • Troubleshoot electric circuits with due regard to safe practices.
  • Convert between units for mechanical, electrical, and thermal systems.
  • Perform simple calculations on heat transfer.
  • Use a thermal imaging device to perform an electrical thermographic inspection.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Elements of Drafting and Renewable Energy Systems (ACIM 5020) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Automated Controls Installation and Maintenance
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Renewable Energy Electrical Systems Installation & Maintenance
    Advanced Certificate Part-time

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