ELN – Electronics

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

ELN-131 Analog Electronics I (3 3 0 4)

This course introduces the characteristics and applications of semiconductor devices and circuits. Emphasis is placed on analysis, selection, biasing, and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot analog circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment. RCC prerequisite: Take ELC-112. (SU).
Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and describe operation of semiconductor devices.
·2. Analyze where and how analog components are used.
·3. Locate and select analog devices using component specifications based on circuit requirements.
·4. Construct operational circuits using analog devices.
·5. Select and demonstrate the use of appropriate test equipment to analyze circuit operation.
·6. Using appropriate troubleshooting techniques evaluate circuit performance applying suitable repair methods.
·7. Identify and demonstrate safe workplace practices.
National ID (CIP) 14.1001 Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

ELN-133 Digital Electronics (3 3 0 4)

This course covers combinational and sequential logic circuits. Topics include number systems, Boolean algebra, logic families, medium scale integration (MSI) and large scale integration (LSI) circuits, analog to digital (AD) and digital to analog (DA) conversion, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot digital circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment. (FA).
Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and describe the operation of digital electronic devices and circuits.
·2. Analyze where and how digital electronics circuits are used.
·3. Locate and select digital electronic devices using component specifications based on circuit requirements.
·4. Construct operational circuits using digital devices.
·5. Select and demonstrate the use of appropriate test equipment to analyze circuit operation.
·6. Using appropriate troubleshooting techniques evaluate circuit performance applying suitable repair methods.
·7. Identify and demonstrate safe workplace practices.
National ID (CIP) 14.1001 Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

ELN-229 Industrial Electronics (3 3 0 4)

This course covers semiconductor devices used in industrial applications. Topics include the basic theory, application, and operating characteristics of semiconductor devices. Upon completion, students should be able to construct and/or troubleshoot these devices for proper operation in an industrial electronic circuit. (SP).
Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to semiconductor devices.
·3. Describe the properties and operation of semiconductors.
·4. Identify the schematic symbols associated with semiconductor devices.
·5. Construct and analyze operational circuits using semiconductor devices.
National ID (CIP) 14.1001 Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

ELN-231 Industrial Controls (2 3 0 3)

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of control of rotating machinery and associated peripheral devices. Topics include rotating machine theory, ladder logic, electromechanical and solid state relays, motor controls, pilot devices, three-phase power systems, and other related topics. Upon completion,
students should be able to interpret schematics and demonstrate an understanding of electromechanical and electronic control of rotating machinery.

ELN-235 Data Communication Sys (3 3 0 4)

This course covers data communication systems and the transmission of digital information from source to destination. Topics include data transmission systems, interfaces and modems, protocols, networks, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the concepts associated with data communication systems. (SP). National ID (CIP) 14.1001 Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

ELN-260 Prog Logic Controllers (3 3 0 4)

This course provides a detailed study of PLC applications, with a focus on design of industrial controls using the PLC. Topics include PLC components, memory organization, math instructions, documentation, input/output devices, and applying PLCs in industrial control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to select and program a PLC system to perform a wide variety of industrial control functions.

ELN-275 Troubleshooting (1 3 0 2)

This course covers techniques of analyzing and repairing failures in electronic equipment. Topics include safety, signal tracing, use of service manuals, and specific troubleshooting methods for analog, digital, and other electronics-based circuits and systems. Upon completion, students should be able to logically diagnose and isolate faults and perform necessary repairs to meet manufacturers' specifications.