Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELEC 233 IPC-A-610 Certification Program

5 credits
Attain this coveted industry based Electronics certification. This training and certification has immediate recognition, legitimacy and value throughout the electronics industry. This certification will demonstrate your commitment to customer requirements and greatly assist any company dedicated to ISO-9000 or other quality assurance initiatives.

Prerequisites: ELEC 126  or instructor permission

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

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

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of Certified Technicians
  • Cite criteria for acceptable laminate conditions
  • Evaluate soldered connection requirements for plated-through holes
  • Evaluate surface mounting criteria for chip components, leadless and leaded chip carriers
  • Demonstrate swaged hardware, and heat-sink requirements of mechanical assemblies
  • Cite component-mounting criteria for DIPS, socket pins, and card edge connectors
  • Demonstrate discrete wiring assembly requirements
  • Cite solder fillet dimensional criteria for all major SMT component groups
  • Demonstrate an understanding of SMT soldering anomalies, such as tombstoning, dewetting, and other common assembly problems

Total Hours: 80 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 60