SRJC Course Outlines

10/24/2020 2:14:25 PMELEC 71A Course Outline as of Spring 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ELEC 71ATitle:  ELECTRONIC DEVICES 1  
Full Title:  Electronic Devices 1
Last Reviewed:9/29/2008

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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Linear electronic circuits. Electronic devices for rectification, amplification, and oscillating circuits.  Not open to students who have completed ELEC 61.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ELEC 70B and Course Completion of ELEC 70BL OR Concurrent Enrollment in ELEC 71AL


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Linear electronic circuits. Electronic devices for rectification, amplification  and oscillating circuits.  Not open to students who have completed ELEC 61.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ELEC 70B and Course Completion of ELEC 70BL OR Concurrent Enrollment in ELEC 71AL
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. State the characteristics of and identify a PN junction.
2. Classify the common power supply diode circuits.
3. Compare the characteristics of power supply filter types.
4. Compute power supply performance in terms of percent of ripple and regulation.
5. Calculate component values necessary to construct a common emitter, common base, and common collector amplifier.
6. Calculate amplifier performance in terms of gain, phase and bandwidth, and compare to actual measured values.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Semiconductor physics of a PN junction
2.  Applications of PN junctions
    A.  Diodes and diode circuits
    B.  Basic power supply circuits
         i. Full wave
        ii. Half wave
       iii. Bridge
3.  Filter circuits
    A. Capacitor
     B. Choke input
4.  Power supplies
    A. Bi-polar supplies
    B. Voltage doubler
    C. Percentage of ripple
     D. Percent regulation
5.  Bipolar junction transitor (BJT)
     A. Structure
    B. Characteristic curves
    C. Alpha and beta
6.  Transistor biasing
     A.  Direct Current (DC) load lines  
      B.  Amplification
     C.  Thermal stability
7.  Basic transistor circuit design and characteristics
    A. Common emitter
    B. Common base
    C. Common collector
8.  Basic field effect transistor (FET) operation
    A. FET biasing
    B. FET circuit configurations
       i. Common source
      ii. Common gate
     iii. Common drain  

Assignments:
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1. Textbook readings, approximately 10-20 pages per week
2. Textbook homework problems 1-30 per week
3. Homework problem handouts.
4. 2-4 Quizes, 1 midterm exam, and 1 Final exam

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 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 - 40%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 70%
Multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Thomas L. Floyd. Electric Circuit Fundamentals, seventh edition. Prentice Hall, 2006.  

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