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 COURSE NUMBER: ELEC160 COURSE TITLE: Intro to Electricity/Electronics DIVISION: Technology IAI CODE(S): SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 5.0 DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course provides an introduction to fundamental concepts of the nature, production, and usage of electricity. A study of circuits with an emphasis on problem solving and component identification is also discussed.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

COURSE OBJECTIVES / GOALS:
• Understand the nature of electrical usage.
• Gain an appreciation of the circuit effects of resistors, capacitors, and inductors when used in ac/dc applications.
• Acquire basic skills in the application and interpretation of Multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators and Power Supplies.
• Verify algebraic mathematical concepts.
• Become aquainted with the various components used with the application of ac/dc voltage.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
1. Components, Quantities, and Units
2. Properties of Electricity
3. Introduction to Circuits
4. Introduction to Test Equipment
5. Magnetism and Electromagnetism
6. Introduction to Passive Devices
7. Characteristics of Capacitors
8. Characteristics of Inductors
9. RC Time Constants
10. ac RC circuits
11. ac RL circuits
12. ac RLC circuits

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website at http://www.dacc.bkstr.com for the current book.
Classes may vary on Special Materials. Check with your instructor.

EVALUATION:
Students will be evaluated in the followig five areas:
Attendance & Participation 10%
Soldering Project                10%
Homework, Lab                 20%
Tests                                  35%
Final                                   25%

Grade Scale

A > 90%
80% < B > 90%
70% < C > 80%
60% < D > 70%
F < 60%
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REVISION:
Fall 2012

RECORD UPDATED:
2012-12-04 12:07:00