Electronics I and Laboratory

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Course No: ETEC.3550-001; SIS Class Nbr: 13211; SIS Term: 2710
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course introduces Electronics from a fundamental perspective and analyses of circuits from a practical point of view. Semiconductor devices and their application are stressed. This course surveys the operating characteristics of pn junction diodes, transistors and operational amplifiers, and analyzes their application in actual circuits. The use of diodes in power switching circuits and the use of transistors in logic circuits and amplifiers will be covered extensively. Examples and homework, based on present-day applications, are designed to provide practice in the use of fundamental concepts and applications. It is expected that following the four-course electronic sequence, students will be able to use the textbook used in this course or other professional level electronic texts for further study of specific electronic topics. The course includes computer applications in solving problems involving models of electronic devices and circuits. Coverage of some topics is based on notes handed out that augments coverage in Sedra and SMith.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: Prerequisite courses or knowledge: ETEC.2150, MTEC.2260;
  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 2(3); Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Donn Clark
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • T , 6:30 PM-9:20 PM
  • Fall 2017: Sep 06 to Dec 14
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: A.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. in Electronic Engineering Technology, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology

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