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Program Coordinator, Electronics Technology / Instrumentation
Electronics Technology / Instrumentation Course Descriptions
A study of diodes, transistor characteristics and other semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, biasing techniques, and thermal considerations.
A study of various semiconductor devices incorporated in circuits and their applications. Emphasis on circuit construction, measurements, and analysis.
A study of characteristics, operations, stabilization, and testing of linear integrated circuits. Applications include instrumentation and active filtering.
A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohm’s law, Krichhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques.
A study of the fundamentals of alternating current, including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance.
An entry level course in digital electronics to include numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra, and combinational logic.
A course in electronics covering digital systems. Emphasis on application and troubleshooting digital systems.
Basic measurements, automatic control systems and design, closed loop systems, controllers, feedback, control modes, and control configurations.
Techniques for configuring and calibrating transmitters, controllers, recorders, valves, and valve positioners.
A study of electric motors and motor control devices common to a modern industrial environment. A presentation of motor characteristics with emphasis on starting, speed control, and stopping systems.
Automatic process control including measuring devices, analog and digital instrumentation, signal transmitters, recorders, alarms, controllers, control valves, and process and instrument diagrams. Includes connection and troubleshooting of loops.
A study in programmable logic controllers (PLC). Topics include processor units, numbering systems, memory organization, relay type devices, timers, counters, data manipulators, and programming.