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Boat Electrics

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November 2017
Boat Electrics
Stafford
25/11/2017 - 26/11/2017
£150

Other courses will be arranged to meet extra demand. These courses can also be run at your boat club with substantial discounts please contact RCR for further details.

We have four engines, which ensures all attendees get hands on experience.

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TimeTopic
to 9.30Tea & Coffee, Course members meet & introductions
9.30INTRODUCTION – Tutor – Course
Basic electrical units
AC & DC, Amps, Volts, Resistance, Power
Use OF METERS
Setup, Ranges to use
11.00Coffee
11.15COMMON CIRCUIT SYMBOLS (in book – not taught)
BASIC DOMESTIC CIRCUIT
Diagrams
CALCS FOR CIRCUITS
Amps drawn – power calc.
SELECTION OF:-
Cables, Fuse/Circuit breaker
PRACTICAL CIRCUIT BUILDING
Safety
Terminal fixing
Build sample circuits
12.45Lunch
1.45BSS REQUIREMENTS & CABLE ROUTING
BASIC MAINS CIRCUITS
USE OF RELAYS & SOLENOIDS
Diagrams, Testing
3.15Coffee
3.30ENGINE CIRCUITS
Diagram then Build
Starter, Alternator, Heater
5.00Close

Sunday Topics:

TimeTopic
9.00INSTRUMENTS
Circuit then building:
Fuel gauge
Temp gauge
Rev counter (Alt sensed + inductive)
Warning lamps
10.30Coffee
10.45BATTERIES
Types, capacity, Charging calcs
Safety
Testing – practical
SPLIT CHARGING SYSTEMS
Switch, Diode, Relay
ALTERNATOR & STARTER PRACTICAL
Test & change alt. brush pack
Check & change starter solenoid. (if time)
12.15Lunch
1.15Continue above
TESTING CIRCUITS
Relay, Starter, Charging
2.45Coffee
3.00Continue above
Final questions & wash up
4.30Close

Please note course information is subject to change. Please check details at time of enrolment.

Lunch can be included for an additional £12 for the weekend.

To arrange attendance contact River Canal Rescue on: 01785 785680
enquiries@rivercanalrescue.co.uk