SRJC Course Outlines

6/3/2023 1:39:46 AMELEC 70B Course Outline as of Fall 2009

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 70BTitle:  THEORY ALT CURRENT  
Full Title:  Theory of Alternating Current
Last Reviewed:11/5/1997

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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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Electronics topics include magnetism, alternating current, capacitance, inductance, transformers, and AC circuit analysis.  Math topics include right angle trigonometry, periodic functions, harmonics, vectors, phasor algebra, logarithms, and decibels.

Not open to students who have completed ELEC 60. Completion of ELEC 70A and ELEC 70AL and concurrent enrollment in ELEC 70BL.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Fundamentals of alternating current & electronics math.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Not open to students who have completed ELEC 60. Completion of ELEC 70A and ELEC 70AL and concurrent enrollment in ELEC 70BL.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
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 will be able to:
     1. identify characteristics of magnetism.
     2. identify AC units and calculate values in an AC resistive
     3. identify and give characteristics of capacitors, inductors,
        and transformers.
     4. analyze and evaluate RC, RL, and RLC circuits.
     5. solve right triangles using trigonometry.
     6. solve and analyze impedance triangles.
     7. analyze vectors graphically and mathematically.
     8. identify and analyze periodic functions.
     9. calculate electronic circuit problems using phasor algebra.
    10. apply logarithms to AC circuits.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Magnetism.
 2.  Alternating current (AC).
 3.  Capacitance.
 4.  Series & Parallel RC circuits.
 5.  Inductance.
 6.  Transformers.
 7.  Series & Parallel RL circuits.
 8.  RLC circuits.
 9.  Right angle trigonometry.
10.  Impedance triangles.
11.  Vectors.
12.  Periodic functions.
13.  Phasor algebra.
14.  AC circuits:
        a. series
        b. parallel
        c. series parallel
15.  Logarithms with applications.

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  1.  Textbook readings.
 2.  Textbook homework problems.
 3.  Handout homework problems.

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
30 - 70%
Homework problems, Quizzes
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 70%
Multiple choice, Completion, COMPUTATIONAL
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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