ECE 252 Introduction to Electrical Engineering

Module 14. Electrical Safety


Course Objectives/Outcomes: Students who complete this course will be able to:

Module Objectives/Outcomes: Students who complete this module will be able to:

  1. Remember the levels of current that cause danger to various organs of the body.
  2. Identify the principal cause of death in accidental electrocution.
  3. Avoid high tension wires.
  4. Identify circuit breakers, fuses, and wire types used in electrical installations.
  5. Select appropriate wiring types and circuit breaker sizes for safe electrical installation.
  6. Wire an electrical outlet safely.
  7. Specify appropriate safety devices (GFCIs, AFCIs) for residential installation.
  8. Identify home wiring types by voltage and color.
  9. Work safely with power tools indoors and outdoors.

Assignment:

Select an option:

Reading

* Lesson 14 Electrical Safety

Streaming Videos

* Video L14-1 Introduction to Electrical Safety. [Module Objective 1]



* Video L14-2 Effects of Electricity on the Body. [Module Objectives 1 and 2]



* Video L14-3 Effects of Voltage, Frequency, Etc. [Module Objectives 1 and 2]



* Video L14-4 Commercial Power Distribution. [Module Objectives 3 and 4]



* Video L14-5 Home Wiring. [Module Objectives 4 and 5]



* Video L14-6 Electrical Outlets and Plugs. [Module Objective 6]



* Video L14-7 Receptacle Replacement and Protective Devices. [Module Objectives 6-9]



Videos for Download

* Video L14-1 Introduction to Electrical Safety. [Module Objective 1]
* Video L14-2 Effects of Electricity on the Body. [Module Objectives 1 and 2]
* Video L14-3 Effects of Voltage, Frequency, Etc. [Module Objectives 1 and 2]
* Video L14-4 Commercial Power Distribution. [Module Objectives 3 and 4]
* Video L14-5 Home Wiring. [Module Objectives 4 and 5]
* Video L14-6 Electrical Outlets and Plugs. [Module Objective 6]
* Video L14-7 Receptacle Replacement and Protective Devices. [Module Objectives 6-9]

Practice Quiz

* Practice Quiz 14
* Practice Quiz 14 Solution