Catalog 2017-2018 
    Feb 27, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELEC 110 Introduction to Electronics I

6 credits
Electronics impacts all of our lives, this complete introduction to basic electricity/electronics principles with an emphasis on hands-on application of theory provides a solid foundation to anyone in the ” high-tech” workforce. A good look into how these electronics products really work.

Prerequisites: MATH 087  (or placement into MATH 098  or higher) and ENGL 093  (or placement into ENGL 099  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Use a Scientific a Calculator and Scientific Notation to perform basic calculations
  • Properly apply Industry Safety Precautions
  • Describe and use the Periodic Table of Elements as it pertains to electrical characteristics
  • Use Basic Formulas and apply the associated laws of physics for electronics
  • Correctly use Electronic Abbreviations, including the Greek Alphabet, Commonly Used Prefixes, Resistor Color Codes, Electronic Symbols and Semiconductor Schematic Symbols
  • Describe the Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Define Current, Voltage, and Resistance, and Power
  • Take Electrical measurements using a variety of Meters and standard electronics test equipment
  • Describe the fundamentals of DC Circuits
  • Define Magnetism, Inductance and Capacitance
  • Describe AC Circuits and Alternating Current
  • Define and demonstrate the ability to take AC Measurements as it pertains to Resistive, Capacitive, Inductive, and Resonant AC Circuits
  • Describe and demonstrate a working knowledge of Transformers
  • Successfully work in mixed teams to accomplish required tasks

Total Hours: 90 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 60