ELC - ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY

ELC-100 Introduction to Electronics Technology

This course presents an orientation to the various subspecialties within the field, their interrelationships, and their range of applications. The course also covers introductory topics in electrical and electronics drafting, computer-aided circuit analysis, and electronic fabrication. Lecture [1.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

2

ELC-101 DC-Circuit Analysis

This course includes Ohm's and Kirchoff's laws for analysis of series, parallel, and series/parallel circuits, and Thevenin's and Norton's theorems for multiple-loop circuits. Capacitance and inductance transient behavior is also studied, as well as branch, mesh, and node analysis. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

ELC-110 Electric Power Technology

This course covers the basics of power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial applications from a practical viewpoint. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

ELC-120 Photovoltaic [PV] Systems Technology

This course covers the basics of how to site, design, and install photovoltaic [PV] systems. Topics include shading, the orientation of arrays, sizing for grid-connected and off-grid systems, design of systems for a given electrical load, safety practices for installers and the requirements of the National Electrical Code [NEC.] A PV system will be assembled and installed in class. This course can serve as a pre-requisite for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners [NABCEP.] Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

ELC-201 AC-Circuit Analysis

This course introduces sinusoidal inputs and time response of RL, RC, and RLC circuits. Network theorems for AC-circuits are covered, as well as resonance, filters, and pulse response of reactive circuits. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

ELC-101

ELC-203 Electronics I

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts and applications of solid-state devices. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Corequisites

ELC-201

ELC-204 Electronics II

This course is the second course in a two-course sequence in electronics. It builds upon the first course with a study of solid-state voltage and power amplifiers, emitter followers, field-effect transistors and circuits, thyristors, frequency effects, and op-amps. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

ELC-203

ELC-214 Communication Systems I

This course emphasizes the application of electronic communication theory to practical systems. This first course of a two-course sequence covers AM and FM systems, television, and telephone. Digital and data communication will be introduced, and continued in Communication Systems II. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Corequisites

ELC-204

ELC-215 Communication Systems II

This course follows the first course in this sequence, continuing work in digital and data communication, and then covers transmission lines, radio wave propagation, antennas, microwave systems, satellite communications, fiber-optic systems, and cellular communication systems. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

ELC-214

ELC-292 Co-Op Work Experience [Electronics]

This course provides the student with practical, supervised work experience in the field of electronic engineering technology. Through on-the-job experience, students can acquire valuable practical knowledge and skills to pursue a related career. Students are supervised by a faculty member and job placement assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [8.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

ELC-214