SRJC Course Outlines

7/18/2024 5:10:21 PMELEC 66 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 66Title:  TESTS & MEASUREMNTS  
Full Title:  Tests & Measurements/Troubleshooting
Last Reviewed:10/13/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled2.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Operation, applications and limitations of analog voltmeters, digital voltmeters, signal generators, and oscilloscopes. Construction of a transistor AM receiver to be used as a vehicle for troubleshooting. Circuit analysis at the block and component level is evaluated. Troubleshooting techniques and procedures are covered in general and then applied to the AM radio using standard test equipment.

ELEC 62 completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Operation, applications & limitations of analog voltmeters, digital voltmeters, signal generators & oscilloscopes. Construction of a transistor AM receiver to be used as a troubleshooting vehicle. Circuit analysis at the block & component level evaluation. Troubleshooting techniques & procedures.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:ELEC 62 completed with a grade of "C" or better.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2009
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate correct operation of standard test equipment.
2.  Identify applications and limitations of standard test equipment.
3.  Construct a functioning AM transistor receiver.
4.  Identify the functions of each block in a block diagram of an AM
5.  Analyze the schematic diagram of a AM receiver to the component
6.  Identify troubleshooting techniques and procedures.
7.  Demonstrate troubleshooting using a transistor AM receiver.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Oscilloscopes.
     A. Types and operation.
     B. Applications and limitations.
2.  Voltmeters (analog and digital).
     A. Comparisons.
     B. Operations.
     C. Applications and limitations.
3.  Signal Generators.
     A. Audio versus R.F.
     B. Function generators.
     C. Operation.
     D. Applications and limitations.
4.  AM Radio Construction.
     A. Layout.
     B. Component identification.
     C. Alignment.
5.  AM Radio Operation.
     A. Block diagram - function of each stage.
     B. Stage analysis - function of each component.
6.  Troubleshooting (theory).
     A. Divide by two process.
     B. Signal tracing.
     C. Troubleshooting techniques.
7.  Troubleshooting (lab).
     A. Insert problems into student radios.
     B. Troubleshooting reports.

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1.  Written and essay assignments.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 50%
Homework problems, Lab reports, Quizzes
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 40%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 50%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

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