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ELEC 1171 - Electronic Technology 2

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: ELEC 1161  

(formerly EETE 1170)

This course is a continuation for students seeking entry-level knowledge in electronic technology. This course will provide theory and experimentation in the following areas as applied to A.C. circuits: alternators, sine waves, capacitance, inductance, RC, RL and RCL series and parallel circuits, phase shift and filter, phase lead and lag circuits. Experimentation will include the use of meters, the oscilloscope, and the function generator.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to develop a series circuit using Electronic Workbench.

Outcome 2:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to solve for all unknown values given 5 different series circuits. Ohm’s, Watt’s and Kirchhoff’s voltage laws will be developed.

Outcome 3:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to develop a parallel circuit using Electronic Workbench.

Outcome 4:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to solve for all unknown values given 5 different parallel circuits. Ohm’s, Watt’s and Kirchhoff’s current laws will be used.

Outcome 5:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to solve for all unknown values given 5 different series-parallel circuits. Ohm’s, Watt’s and Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws will be used.

Objectives

  1. Magnetism and Electromagnetism
    1. Explain the principles of the magnetic field
    2. Explain the principles of electromagnetism
    3. Describe the operation of various types of electromagnetic devices
    4. Explain magnetic hysteresis
    5. Discuss the principle of electromagnetic induction
    6. Describe various applications of magnetic induction
  2. Introduction to alternating current and voltage
    1. Identify a sinusoidal waveform and measure its characteristics
    2. Describe how sine waves are generated
    3. Determine the voltage and current values of sine waves
    4. Describe angular relationships of sine waves
    5. Mathematically analyze a sinusoidal waveform
    6. Apply basic circuit analysis to AC resistive circuits
    7. Determine total voltages that have both AC and DC components
    8. Identify the characteristics of basic non-sinusoidal waveforms
    9. Use an oscilloscope to measure waveforms
  3. Capacitors
    1. Describe the basic structure and characteristics of a capacitor
    2. Discuss various types of capacitors
    3. Analyze series and parallel connected capacitors
    4. Describe how a capacitor operates in a DC switching circuit
    5. Describe how a capacitor operates in an AC circuit
    6. Discuss various capacitor applications
    7. Test a capacitor
  4. RC (Resistor-Capacitor) circuits
    1. Describe the relationship between current and voltage in an RC circuit
    2. Determine impedance and phase angle in a series or parallel RC circuit
    3. Analyze a series or parallel RC circuit
    4. Analyze series-parallel RC circuits
    5. Determine power in an RC circuit
    6. Discuss basic RC circuit applications
    7. Troubleshoot RC circuits
  5. Inductors
    1. Describe the basic structure and characteristics of an inductor
    2. Discuss various types of inductors
    3. Analyze series and parallel connected inductors
    4. Describe how an inductor operates in a DC switching circuit
    5. Describe how an inductor operates in an AC circuit
    6. Discuss various inductor applications
    7. Test a capacitor
  6. RLC circuits and resonance
    1. Determine the impedance and phase angle of a series RLC circuit
    2. Analyze series and parallel RLC circuits
    3. Analyze a circuit for series or parallel resonance
    4. Analyze the operation of series or parallel resonant filters
    5. Discuss various system applications of resonant circuits
  7. Transformers
    1. Explain mutual inductance
    2. Describe how a transformer is constructed and how it works
    3. Explain how Step-Up and Step-Down transformers work
    4. Discuss the effect of a resistive load across the secondary winding
    5. Discuss the concept of reflected load in a transformer
    6. Discuss impedance matching with transformers
    7. Explain how transformers act as an isolation device
    8. Describe various types of transformers
    9. Troubleshoot circuits which use transformers

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Magnetism and Electromagnetism
    1. The magnetic field
    2. Electromagnetism
    3. Electromagnetic devices
    4. Magnetic hysteresis
    5. Electromagnetic induction
    6. Applications of electromagnetic induction
  2. Introduction to alternating current and voltage
    1. The sine wave
    2. Sinusoidal voltage sources
    3. Voltage and current values of sine waves
    4. Phase shift and angular measurement of sine waves
    5. Sine wave formulas
    6. Ohm’s law and Kirchoff’s law in AC circuits
    7. Superimposed DC and AC voltages
    8. Non-sinusoidal waveforms
    9. The oscilloscope
  3. Capacitors
    1. Types of capacitors
    2. Series and parallel capacitors
    3. Capacitors in DC and AC circuits
    4. Capacitor applications
    5. Testing capacitors
  4. RC (Resistor-Capacitor) circuits
    1. Sinusoidal response of RC circuits
    2. Impedance and phase angle of series and parallel RC circuits
    3. Analysis of series and parallel RC circuits
    4. Series-Parallel RC circuits
    5. Power in RC circuits
    6. Basic applications of RC circuits
    7. Troubleshooting RC circuits
  5. Inductors
    1. Types of inductors
    2. Series and parallel inductors
    3. Inductors in DC and AC circuits
    4. Inductor applications
    5. Testing inductors
  6. RLC circuits and resonance
    1. Impedance and phase angle of series RLC circuits
    2. Analysis of series RLC circuits
    3. Series and parallel resonance
    4. Series and parallel resonant filters
    5. RLC circuit applications
  7. Transformers
    1. Mutual inductance
    2. The basic transformer
    3. Step-Up and Step-Down transformers
    4. Loading the secondary
    5. Reflected load
    6. Matching source and load resistance
    7. Isolation transformers
    8. Other types of transformers
    9. Troubleshooting transformers

Primary Faculty
Dulinski, Kenneth
Secondary Faculty
Seger, Jennifer
Associate Dean
Thero, Laura
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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