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ELT 482 - Security Systems

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Analysis of video monitoring systems, fire and intruder alarm systems, climate control systems.
Prerequisite: ELT 781 , ELT 782 .
Corequisite: ELT 483  
Competencies
  1. Explain basic security system composition
    1. Use control panels
    2. Identify sensors
  2. Compare the functions of sensors
    1. State types of indoor and outdoor sensors
    2. Name types of occupancy detectors
    3. Explain other environmental sensors, including smoke and fire, CO2, gas detection, flooding and leakage alarms
    4. List the functions of access sensors and access control
  3. Evaluate miscellaneous security devices
    1. Describe the operation of pool monitors
    2. Summarize applications of lighting
    3. Name types of stand alone alarms
    4. Explain methods of personal security
  4. Summarize how monitoring functions work with security systems
    1. Explain call and access control
    2. Describe the usage of nurse call
    3. Explain the operations of 24 hour central stations
  5. Analyze closed circuit television (CCTV) systems
    1. Identify the components of CCTV
    2. Draw CCTV wiring diagrams
  6. Categorize basic installation techniques
    1. Discuss common aspects of programming
    2. Review how the NEC regulates security system installations
    3. Identify structural considerations
    4. Determine need for wireless intruder alarms
  7. Two case studies for security systems projects
    1. Students will interview and recommend security systems for prospective clients
    2. Students will have a formal presentation with clients on security systems proposals
    3. Students will obtain all equipment specified in case study and purchase systems to be installed by the students starting at midterm



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