SRJC Course Outlines

7/18/2024 4:09:22 PMELEC 62 Course Outline as of Fall 1997

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Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 62Title:  ELEC CIRCUIT THEORY  
Full Title:  Electronic Circuits Theory
Last Reviewed:11/5/1997

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled2.0017 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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The theory of operation of various electronic circuits, breadboarding selected circuits and measurements of selected parameters. These circuits include: power supply regulators, single and multistage amplifiers, filters, RC and LC oscillators, interstage coupling, amplitude and frequency modulation, single side-band and amplitude and frequency demodulation circuits.

Completion of ELEC 61, ELEC 61L, and ELEC 90B with a "C" grade or better or their equivalents; or ELEC 71B and ELEC 71BL with a "C" or better or their equivalents.

Recommended Preparation:
Concurrent Enrollment in ELEC 66A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Application of transistors, SCR's, FET's & integrated cir to electronic circuity & systems.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Completion of ELEC 61, ELEC 61L, and ELEC 90B with a "C" grade or better or their equivalents; or ELEC 71B and ELEC 71BL with a "C" or better or their equivalents.
Recommended:Concurrent Enrollment in ELEC 66A
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 student should be able to:
     1. analyze and troubleshoot power supplies with Zener Diode
     2. calculate and measure the gain of vacuum tube and FET
     3. calculate and measure the gain of stage and multistage BJT
        amplifier circuits with negative feedback.
     4. troubleshoot BJT circuits with various types of bias.
     5. calculate and measure the cutoff frequencies of various
     6. determine types and methods of feeding different
        oscillators by circuit analysis.
     7. calculate and measure the frequency or RC and LC
     8. recognize different types of neutralization for RF
     9. measure percent of modulation, and calculate power in
        side-bands of amplitude modulated signal.
    10. calculate plate efficiency of modulator and modulated AM
    11. draw and explain the purpose of each stage in an AM and FM
        receiver and transmitter.
    12. write the AM and FM broadcast band allocations.
    13. differentiate between the advantages and disadvantages of
        AM and FM.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Zener diodes and power supply regulation.
 2.  Review of vacuum tubes and field effect transistors.
 3.  Review and continuation of BJT circuits to include upside down
     bias, CE, CB, and CC configurations, multistage amplifiers,
     and feedback.
 4.  High pass, low pass, band stop, and band pass filters.
 5.  RC, LC, and cavity oscillators, and piezoelectric effects.
 6.  Classes of amplification and frequency multiplication.
 7.  Coupling between stages.
 8.  RF amplifiers and neutralization.
 9.  Amplitude modulation, transmission, and reception.
10.  Frequency modulation, transmission, and reception.
11.  Superhetrodyne theory.

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  Laboratory exercises on selected topics.

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 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
10 - 25%
Homework problems, Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 20%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 15%

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