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
Course Learning Goals
- analyze the theory behind and the applications of applied analog electronics;
- evaluate analog electronic devices through the use of analysis techniques;
- construct, measure, and evaluate analog electronic circuits;
- analyze the concepts and applications of analog and digital conversion;
- employ teamwork; and
- write scientific laboratory reports.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
The following topics are presented:
- introduction to semiconductors
- diode characteristics and applications
- introduction to transistors
- bipolar junction transistors and applications
- field effect transistors and applications
- introduction to operational amplifiers
- basic operational amplifier circuits
- measurement applications
- analog to digital conversion
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsThe 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.
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