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ELC 120 ELECTRONICS I :SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS

ELC 120 – Electronics I: Semiconductor Components

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  ELC 120 Electronics I: Semiconductor Components

Credit Hours:  4.0             Contact Hours:  6.0          Lecture:  3.0                       Lab:  3.0                Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in ELC 115 or permission of the instructor

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course introduces students to the active components used in electronics circuits. It covers the physics, the characteristics, and some applications of semiconductor diodes and transistors. The emphasis is on transistor biasing circuits. These devices and their applications are also studied through laboratory experiments.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. use appropriate technical vocabulary;
  2. analyze and solve problems in basic electronic circuits using correct theory, laws, and formulas;
  3. correctly follow laboratory procedures to assemble, test, and troubleshoot basic electronic circuits; and
  4. use state-of-the-art technology to solve electronics problems.