Electrical Const Design & Management (ECDM)

ECDM2101 | Electrical Theory & Practice - Delta | Lecture (3 Credits)

Principles and practices of electrical system design. Design and calculations involved in electrical construction. Apply occupant perspectives, construction techniques, and relevant codes. Examine the entire electrical system, with a focus on branch circuits and low voltage systems.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

Corequisite(s): ECDM2102

ECDM2102 | Design Lab - Delta | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Electrical design of a simulated building project. This project covers utility to outlets, with a focus on branch circuits and low voltage systems. Practical design implementation is emphasized. Detailed documentation of all aspects of the project. CAD, Revit, and other modeling and analysis software is used to produce a final portfolio.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

Corequisite(s): ECDM2101 ECDM2103

ECDM2103 | Illumination Technology & Design | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Interior and exterior applications of lighting. Discussion of energy code, including control system implementation and lighting power density. Analyze photometric data and their application. Use 3D modeling to design layouts, taking into account fixture selection and basic aesthetic considerations.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

Corequisite(s): ECDM2102

ECDM2110 | Electrical Commercial Design Project | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Electrical design and project management of a simulated commercial building project. The project involves lighting, power and low voltage systems. Detailed documentation of all aspects of the project for external review. CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) and Revit stations are utilized to simulate a design environment.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

Corequisite(s): ECDM2120 ECDM2130

ECDM2120 | Electrical Commercial Design Theory | Lecture (3 Credits)

Various principles, practices and required codes as utilized in commercial electrical construction; involves lighting systems solutions, selection of power systems, and low voltage systems. Scheduling and project management practices are emphasized.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

Corequisite(s): ECDM2110 ECDM2130

ECDM2130 | Electrical Commercial Design Calculation | Lecture (3 Credits)

Various mathematical skills for calculations involved in electrical construction in commercial buildings; involves lighting systems applications, power systems applications, and low voltage systems selection. Scheduling and project management practices use calculation procedures.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

Corequisite(s): ECDM2110 ECDM2120

ECDM2140 | Electrical Residential Design Project | Laboratory (2 Credits)

Electrical design of a simulated residential multi-family dwelling. The project involves lighting systems, power systems and low voltage systems. Detailed documentation of all aspects of the project. Basics of computer-assisted design (CAD & Revit) will assist in the production of drawings and documentation.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1210, ELEC1220, And ELEC1230

Corequisite(s): ECDM2150

ECDM2150 | Electrical Residential Dsgn Application | Lecture (2 Credits)

Various principles, practices and codes as utilized in residential electrical construction; involves lighting systems design, power systems, and low voltage systems. Calculate lighting design solutions and other industry-standard computations for residential design.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1210, ELEC1220, And ELEC1230

Corequisite(s): ECDM2140

ECDM2201 | Electrical Theory & Practice - Omega | Lecture (3 Credits)

Principles and practices of electrical system design. Design and calculations involved in electrical construction. Apply occupant perspectives, construction techniques, and relevant codes. Examine the entire electrical system, with a focus on distribution, such as transformers, generators, panels, and feeders.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

Corequisite(s): ECDM2202

ECDM2202 | Design Lab - Omega | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Electrical design of simulated building project. This project covers utility to outlets, with a focus on distribution, such as transformers, generators, panels and feeders. Practical design implementation is emphasized. Detail documentation of all aspects of the project. Use contemporary 2D, 3D, and other modeling and analysis software to produce a final portfolio.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

Corequisite(s): ECDM2201

ECDM2203 | Electrical Estimating | Lecture (3 Credits)

Detailed estimation and project management of electrical construction projects using industry software. Scheduling and bidding of construction projects and project documentations.

ECDM2204 | Electrical Field Studies | Laboratory (1 Credit)

Explore electrical systems in completed construction, and converse with owners and facility managers to discuss implications of design. Tour in-progress projects, and discuss project management obstacles and best practices.

ECDM2210 | Electrical Industrial Design Project | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Electrical design and project management of a simulated multiple-use building project; involves lighting systems, power systems, low voltage systems, scheduling and project management. Detailed drawings and documentation of all aspects of the project for external review.

Prerequisite(s): ECDM2110, ECDM2120, ECDM2130, ECDM2140, And ECDM2150

Corequisite(s): ECDM2220 ECDM2230

ECDM2220 | Electrical Industrial Design Theory | Lecture (3 Credits)

Various principles, practices and codes utilized in industrial electrical construction; involves lighting systems, power transformation and distribution systems, control and low voltage systems. Scheduling and project management for a complex, commercial/industrial project.

Prerequisite(s): ECDM2110, ECDM2120, ECDM2130, ECDM2140, And ECDM2150

Corequisite(s): ECDM2210 ECDM2230

ECDM2230 | Electrical Industrial Design Calculation | Lecture (3 Credits)

Mathematical skills for principles, practices and code computations as utilized in electrical construction of a multiple use building; involves total integration of all electrical systems for a complete building design. Procedures and practices used (including appropriate computer software) for scheduling and project management.

Prerequisite(s): ECDM2110, ECDM2120, ECDM2130, ECDM2140, And ECDM2150

Corequisite(s): ECDM2210 ECDM2220

ECDM2240 | Electrical Estimating & Management Lab | Laboratory (2 Credits)

Detailed estimation and project management of residential, commercial and industrial electrical construction projects using industry software. Scheduling and bidding of construction projects and project documentations.

Prerequisite(s): ECDM2210, ECDM2220, And ECDM2230

Corequisite(s): ECDM2250

ECDM2250 | Electrical Estimating & Management Apps | Lecture (2 Credits)

Process of estimation and project management for electrical construction projects; scheduling and bidding of construction projects and project documentations.

Prerequisite(s): ECDM2210, ECDM2220, And ECDM2230

Corequisite(s): ECDM2240

ECDM2301 | Advanced Topics & Technology | Lecture (3 Credits)

Building on the design theory and labs, in depth analysis of specific electrical design applications, such as residential, medical, data centers, industrial, and other construction. Examine emerging technologies, such as renewable energy and building automation.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC1111

ECDM2302 | Design Capstone | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Integration of all aspects of electrical construction design and management, including drafting, designing, estimating, and managing projects, to create a complete comprehensive capstone project. The capstone project is presented and reviewed by industry experts and leaders, providing valuable feedback from their own experiences.

Prerequisite(s): ECDM2102 And ECDM2202

ECDM2303 | ECDM Co-op/Internship | Directed Study (3 Credits)

The Co-op or Internship course allows students to gain credit for work experience. In either option, students must have faculty approval before registering for this course. The Co-op Track is an educational experience combining academic and career interests with industry experience, offering the opportunity to test career interests, such as design, estimating, or project management. Students are paired with one or two companies over the course of a semester. Through the Co-op Option students are empowered to create a career plan enabling them to make well-informed choices for early career success. The Internship Track is a work experience in a typical company scenario. Students work on real and current projects that allow them to explore the difference in scope and types of work that exist outside the academic classroom.

Prerequisite(s): ECDM2102 And ECDM2203