ELEC 2550 - Electrical-Industrial Electronic Fundamentals
Credit Hours: 2.00
Prerequisites: ELEC 1141 or related work experience
(formerly ATEE 2550)
ELEC 2550 provides an introduction to electronics which includes semiconductor theory and circuits, transistor theory and circuits, power supplies, oscillator circuits, photosensitive devices, and pulse circuits.
Billable Contact Hours: 2
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify a diode and describe its construction and fabrication.
- Describe the characteristics of a silicon diode.
- Describe the characteristics of a germanium diode.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify and calculate the output voltages of a DC power supply.
- Describe the operation of a half wave rectifier.
- Describe the operation of a full wave rectifier.
- Describe the operation of a full wave bridge rectifier.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify and explain the operation of transducers.
- Identify and explain the operation of a thermistor.
- Identify a hall effect sensor.
- Explain the operation of a hall effect sensor.
- Explain a Diac, Triac and UJT transistor.
- Explain the operation of a Diac, Triac and UJT transistor.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to describe the operation of transistor.
- Identify the leads of various transistors.
- Identify and describe the operation of a/an SCR, TRIAC, DIAC and unijunction transistor.
- Identify and describe the operation of a/an FET, JFET, MOSFET.
- Identify and describe the operation of an integrated circuit.
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
- Safety, PC Board, Construction and Repair
- Semiconductor Materials; Diode Testing, Installation and Service
- Practical Application of Diodes; Clipping and Clamping Circuits, Zener Diode
- DC Power Supplies, AC and DC Voltage Measurements
- Power Supply Filters, Voltage Dividers and Multipliers
- Thermistors, Photoelectric Transducers, LEDs and LCDs
- Transistors Basics, Operating Curves. and Load Lines
- Transistor Biasing, Power Dissipation, Transistor Testing
- SCR Basics and Applications, SCR Testing
- Triacs, Diacs and UJTs
- Transistors as AC Amplifiers, Classes of Operation
- Field Effect Transistors, Amplifier Coupling, Darlington Circuit
- IC Packages, PIN Numbering System, Operational Amplifiers
- Application of OP Amps, IC Timers, Oscillators, Digital ICs
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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