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ELEC 2010 - Instrumentation 1-Transducer Theory

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: ELEC 1211  

(formerly EETE 2010)

ELEC 2010 covers theory and application of the following devices and topics: Thevenin’s Theorem, operational amplifiers, passive and active filters, loading, oscilloscope operation and the following transducers: I.C. temperature, thermistor, RTD, thermocouple, capacitance sensor, strain gauge, LVDT and others. Students will use Electronics Workbench to simulate electronic circuits and instrumentation.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1:
Upon completion of this course, students will become familiar with devices such as amplifiers, filters, and oscilloscopes.

Objectives:

  1. Explain the operation and determine values for the following transducers: IC temperature sensor, Thermistor, RTD, thermocouple, capacitance, strain gauge, ultrasonic, infrared controller, and led, with an accuracy of 70%.
  2. Verify the operation of an operational amplifier used as an integrator and differentiators with an accuracy of 80%, by comparing the calculated values with the measured values.

Outcome 2:
Upon completion of this course, students will acquire knowledge of transducers.

Objectives:

  1. Explain the operation and determine values for the following transducers: IC temperature sensor, Thermistor, RTD, thermocouple, capacitance, strain gauge, ultrasonic, infrared controller, and led, with an accuracy of 70%.
  2. Demonstrate the use of an oscilloscope by measuring the inputs and the output of operational amplifier circuits, with an accuracy of 80%.

Outcome 3:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to be able to use software to simulate electronic circuits and instrumentation.

Objectives:

  1. Explain the operation and determine values for the following transducers: IC temperature sensor, Thermistor, RTD, thermocouple, capacitance, strain gauge, ultrasonic, infrared controller, and led, with an accuracy of 70%.
  2. Simplify electronic circuits using Thevenin’s Theorem, with an accuracy of 80%.
  3. Demonstrate the use of an oscilloscope by measuring the inputs and the output of operational amplifier circuits, with an accuracy of 80%.
  4. Verify the operation of an operational amplifier used as an integrator and differentiators with an accuracy of 80%, by comparing the calculated values with the measured values.

Outcome 4:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to be able to simplify electronic circuits.

Objectives:

  1. Simplify electronic circuits using Thevenin’s Theorem, with an accuracy of 80%.
  2. Verify the operation of an operational amplifier used as an integrator and differentiators with an accuracy of 80%, by comparing the calculated values with the measured values.Upon completion of this course, students will be able to be able to simplify electronic circuits.

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
Week Topic Assignment

  1. Introduction
    Lecture: Thevenins Theorem and Loading
    Lab: Experiment 1
  2. Lecture: Oscilloscope and Analog Signal Conditioning
    Lab: Experiment 2
  3. Lecture: Oscilloscope and Analog Signal Conditioning
    Lab: Experiment 2
  4. Lecture: Analog Signal Conditioning
    Lab: Operational Amplifiers
  5. Lecture: IC Temperature Transducer
    Lab: Experiments 2-1 and 2-2
  6. Lecture: The Thermistor
    Lab: Experiments 3-1 and 3-2
  7. Lecture: The RTD
    Lab: Experiments 4-1 and 4-2
  8. Finish all labs from weeks 1 - 7
  9. MID-TERM EXAM
  10. Lecture: The Thermocouple
    Lab: Experiments 5-1 and 5-2
  11. Lecture: The Capacitance Sensor
    Lab: Experiments 6-1
  12. Lecture: The Strain Gage
    Lab: Experiments 7-1 and 7-2
  13. Lecture: Ultrasonic Transducers
    Lab: Experiments 8-1 and 8-2
  14. Lecture: The Infrared Controller
    Lab: Experiments 9-1 and 9-2
  15. Finish all labs from weeks 10 -15
  16. Final Exam

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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