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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
Outcome 1:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify a diode and describe its construction and fabrication.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the characteristics of a silicon diode.
  2. Describe the characteristics of a germanium diode.

Outcome 2:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify and calculate the output voltages of a DC power supply.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the operation of a half wave rectifier.
  2. Describe the operation of a full wave rectifier.
  3. Describe the operation of a full wave bridge rectifier.

Outcome 3:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify and explain the operation of transducers.

Objectives:

  1. Identify and explain the operation of a thermistor.
  2. Identify a hall effect sensor.
  3. Explain the operation of a hall effect sensor.
  4. Explain a Diac, Triac and UJT transistor.
  5. Explain the operation of a Diac, Triac and UJT transistor.

Outcome 4:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to describe the operation of transistor.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the leads of various transistors.
  2. Identify and describe the operation of a/an SCR, TRIAC, DIAC and unijunction transistor.
  3. Identify and describe the operation of a/an FET, JFET, MOSFET.
  4. 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

  1. Safety, PC Board, Construction and Repair
  2. Semiconductor Materials; Diode Testing, Installation and Service
  3. Practical Application of Diodes; Clipping and Clamping Circuits, Zener Diode
  4. DC Power Supplies, AC and DC Voltage Measurements
  5. Power Supply Filters, Voltage Dividers and Multipliers
  6. Thermistors, Photoelectric Transducers, LEDs and LCDs
  7. Transistors Basics, Operating Curves. and Load Lines
  8. Transistor Biasing, Power Dissipation, Transistor Testing
  9. SCR Basics and Applications, SCR Testing
  10. Triacs, Diacs and UJTs
  11. Transistors as AC Amplifiers, Classes of Operation
  12. Field Effect Transistors, Amplifier Coupling, Darlington Circuit
  13. IC Packages, PIN Numbering System, Operational Amplifiers
  14. Application of OP Amps, IC Timers, Oscillators, Digital ICs

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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