Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Oct 30, 2020  
Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELEC 114 Electronics Testing Processes and Techniques I

2 credits


A practical study of techniques and methods of basic electrical testing and parameter measurement. Component identification, technical methodology and practices that are utilized throughout the electronics industry are studied. Testing emphasis is on portable hand-held electronic test equipment, including VOMs and DMMs.

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

ELEC 110  as either a prerequisite or corequisite

Quarters Offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Winter 2019

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:

  • Select and safely use laboratory power supplies for various applications
  • Describe the uses and operating principles of a D’Arsonval meter movements and safely use a D’Arsonval meter for an application
  • Select and safely use a DC ammeter and voltmeter for an application
  • Select and safely use an Ohmmeter for an application and describe the uses and operating principles of a Ohmmeter
  • Describe the uses and operating principles of a Megger and safely use a Megger for an application
  • Select and safely use an Analog Multimeter for an application and describe the uses and operating principles of an Analog Multimeter
  • Distinguish between the applications of a continuity test and an Ohmmeter measurement
  • Describe the uses and operating principles of a Digital Multimeter and select and safely use a Digital Multimeter
  • Determine need for equipment calibration and prepare calibration schedules for test instruments


Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 10 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20