ENGT241 Applied Analog Electronics

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Applied Engineering Technology

I. Course Number and Title
ENGT241 Applied Analog Electronics
II. Number of Credits
4 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
4500 (3000 minutes of lecture and 1500 minutes of laboratory)
IV. Prerequisites
ENGT240 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
This course includes a laboratory component.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This lecture and laboratory course provides a non-calculus overview of applied analog electronics. Topics include: introduction to semiconductors; diode characteristics and applications; bipolar junction and field effect transistors and applications; basic operational amplifier circuits; measurement applications; analog to digital conversion.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. analyze the theory behind and the applications of applied analog electronics;
    2. evaluate analog electronic devices through the use of analysis techniques;
    3. construct, measure, and evaluate analog electronic circuits;
    4. analyze the concepts and applications of analog and digital conversion;
    5. employ teamwork; and
    6. write scientific laboratory reports.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    The following topics are presented:

    1. introduction to semiconductors
    2. diode characteristics and applications
    3. introduction to transistors
    4. bipolar junction transistors and applications
    5. field effect transistors and applications
    6. introduction to operational amplifiers
    7. basic operational amplifier circuits
    8. measurement applications
    9. analog to digital conversion
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    The evaluative tools may include any or all of the following as specified by the individual instructor's syllabus: objective examinations, research reports, collaborative laboratory activities, laboratory reports, online activities and discussion, quizzes, projects, and papers.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    Students use educational resources as approved by the department and specified in the individual instructor’s format.

Revision/Approval Date: 4/11/2012; New Core 8/2015