ELEC2520 Commercial Lighting

Course Description

The students will study the basic concepts of incandescent, fluorescent, high-intensity-discharge lamps, compact fluorescent, light emitting diode and mercury vapor light fixtures. The operation, troubleshooting, repair, and layout of lighting systems and efficient usage will be emphasized in this course.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Recommend lighting solutions to meet customer needs.
  • Troubleshoot lighting problems and the techniques to solve problems.
  • Interpret NEC code as it applies to lighting systems.
  • Analyze industry trends related to lighting systems.
  • Examine disposal as it applies to lighting systems.


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2 credits: 0 lecture / presentation, 2 lab, 0 other