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. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
ENGT240 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This 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. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. 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

    3. Course (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    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 Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The evaluative tools may include any or all of the following as specified by the individual instructor’s course format: objective examinations, research reports, collaborative laboratory activities, laboratory reports, online activities and discussion, quizzes, projects, and papers.

    3. Course (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Students use educational resources as approved by the department and specified in the individual instructor’s format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Revision/Approval Date: 4/11/2012