SRJC Course Outlines

11/28/2020 9:16:52 PMELEC 64A Course Outline as of Fall 2016

Reinstated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 64ATitle:  ELEC CONSTRUCTION 1  
Full Title:  Electronic Construction 1
Last Reviewed:2/22/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

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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Techniques in layout, fabrication, assembly, wiring, testing and identification of components for the electronic chassis and printed circuit fabrication.The course includes general safety, the use and care of hand tools, soldering and de-soldering techniques.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Techniques in layout, fabrication, assembly, wiring, testing and identification of components for the electronic chassis and printed circuit fabrication.The course includes general safety, the use and care of hand tools, soldering and de-soldering techniques.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2016Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Differentiate between safe and unsafe techniques in the use of laboratory equipment and electronic fabrication tools.
2.  Demonstrate proper soldering techniques.
3.  Construct an electronic device using a schematic and device specifications.
 

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Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
1.  Distinguish the correct tool or tools to perform an assigned task.
2.  Interpret a schematic diagram and translate information into construction of a circuit board.
3.  Assemble electrical terminals and printed circuit boards, applying high quality techniques for soldering and de-soldering wires and components.
4. Determine optimal configuration of circuits in relationship to components.
5.  Compare original calculated measurements from schematic to constructed board and identify and repair discrepancies.
6.  Calculate voltage, current, and resistance measurements from a circuit board.
7.  Inspect, evaluate, and repair assembled printed circuit boardsthrough the replacement of soldered components.
8.  Draw a schematic diagram from a printed circuit board in order to identify and replace faulty components.

Topics and Scope
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I. Electrical Safety
    A. Avoiding electrical shock
    B. Proper use of tools
    C. General first aid techniques
II. Basic concepts and Tools
    A. Concepts
         1. proper use
         2. maintenance
         3. safety
    B. Hand tools
         1. soldering iron
         2. microscope
         3. de-soldering tools
         4. wire cutter
         5. pliers
         6. routing tools
III. Schematic Drawings
    A. Use of schematic drawings
    B. Proper identification of electronic symbols
    C. Identification of polarity on components
    D. Identifying and repairing discrepancies in calculated measurements
IV. Electrical Fabrication
    A. Wire assemblies
    B. Proper connection to terminals
    C. Connection to printed circuit boards
V. Cable Assemblies
    A. Fabrication of coaxial lines
    B. Fabrication of shielded pairs
    C. Proper assembly of BNC (British Naval Connectors)
    D. Fabrication of ribbon cable connection
VI. Printed Circuit Board Assembly
    A. Component inspection
    B. Soldering to circuit boards
         1. Soldering techniques
              a. Tinning
              b. Splicing
              c. Soldering
              d. Solder feeding
         2. Removing excess leads and resin
VII. Chassis Assemblies
    A. Fabrication of chassis
    B. Mounting components
    C. Connecting components to circuit boards
VIII. Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits
    A. Basic test procedures
    B. Identification of faulty components
    C. Proper removal and replacement of faulty components
    D. Connecting wires and components to terminals and boards
         1.  Coaxial and shielded pair coaxial cable assembly
         2.  Printed circuit board assembly technique
         3.  Chassis assembly
         4.  Chassis wiring procedures
    E. Ohm's law
 
LABORATORY MATERIAL
 
I.  Proper lead dressing of wires
II. Fabrication of splices
III. Fabrication of test leads
IV. Fabrication of ribbon cable connection
V. Component identification
VI. Schematic design and layout of a printed circuit board with mathematical calculations
VII. Orientation, mounting, and soldering components to printed circuit board
VIII. Fabrication of chassis
IX. Assembly of components and printed circuits to the chassis, including surface mount components
X. Troubleshooting of power supply

Assignments:
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1. Homework problems (1-4)
2. Hands-on skill demonstration (performance): given a simple circuit board, use test equipment to troubleshoot.
      A. Discuss what is wrong and how to repair it.
      B. If it is working properly, explain why.
3. Final project: Proper fabrication and demonstration of project constructed during the course (Power Supply).
4. Exams: safety; component identification; hands on test for soldering skills and component fabrication.

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%
None
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
25 - 40%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 60%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 25%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 15%
ATTENDANCE AND TIMELY ASSIGNMENT COMPLETION


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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N. Ahlhelm. An Introduction to High Reliability Soldering and Circuit Board Repair Paperback, 4th edition. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; July 2013

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