CIMEL-102: Control Circuits and Components

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Academic Level
Course Subject
Course Number
Course Title
Control Circuits and Components
Credit Hours
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
23.50 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
23.50 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
CIMEL-101 or Instructor Permission
Catalog Course Description

Introduces control logic components and circuit function. Examines combinational and sequential ladder logic designs with attention to reliability of function. Involves construction of various circuits that demonstrate key component functionality concepts. Introduces troubleshooting using analytical techniques, multimeters, chart recorders, and oscilloscopes.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

To provide students the opportunity to become familiar with the fundamentals of Electricity/Electronics, utilizing digital learning materials and hands-on labs.

Core Course Topics
  1. Components
  2. Relay Types
  3. Switching Contact Characteristics
  4. Circuit Layout
  5. Circuit Types
  6. Logic Circuits
  7. Output Circuits
  8. Fuses
  9. Circuit Breakers
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Describe the properties of semiconductor material.
2. Determine the correct operation and application of diodes and transistors.*
3. Describe key elements of a vision system.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

• AMTEC Modular Pre and Post exams
• Lab evaluation utilizing a standard evaluation matrix


AMTEC Module 1073 Digital Learning Materials

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Successful completion of AMTEC Course Module 1073 Post Assessment (85%) and instructor assessment of lab activities.

Effective Term
Winter 2014