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MEC 245 - Industrial Electronics

Credits: 3
3 Skills Lab Hours

Prerequisites: MEC 240  

This course covers basic semiconductor operation focusing on setup and applications of diodes, transistors, rectifiers, filters and amplifiers. This is accomplished through a series of hands-on exercises performed in the lab.  Circuit analysis and troubleshooting techniques are also developed in the laboratory.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify solid-state devices.
  2. Employ the techniques and methods needed to build and operate rectifiers.
  3. Explain the operations of diodes and transistors in electronic circuits.
  4. Describe the operation of semiconductor devices.
  5. Select the appropriate test equipment to analyze circuit operation.
  6. Utilize appropriate troubleshooting techniques to evaluate circuit performance.
  7. Identify safe workplace practices.
Listed Topics
  1. N-type and P-type materials
  2. P-N junction and biasing
  3. Diodes
  4. Bipolar junction transistors
  5. Common emitter amplifiers
  6. Common collector amplifiers
  7. Common base amplifiers
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 04/21/2016

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