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“While I have seen many such [renewable energy] programs in the US and Canada, I have seen none which compare to Morrisville’s. In terms of diversity of programs, quality of faculty and staff, depth of instruction and ‘passion,’ [MSC’s Renewable Energy program] is far ahead of the competition.”

Ross Taylor, IREC certified Training Manager, Southwest Windpower (now of Evoco Energy)

School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Renewable Energy Technology A.A.S.

Course Description

Diesel Electrical Systems

An introduction to the fundamentals of electricity and their application in diesel engines and equipment. Basic theory of AC and DC systems used for charging, starting, lighting, and accessory circuits is covered. Lectures emphasize understanding of common circuit configurations and sample wiring schematics. Labs emphasize testing of components, troubleshooting circuits, and common repair techniques. 4 credits (3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours) fall semester